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Central location with great ground, rail, water and air accessibility.

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Energy, labor and occupancy costs among the nation’s most affordable.

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An Available, Skilled Workforce Awaits

Civilian Labor Force

Selected Economic Characteristics: 2010

Estimate

Margin of Error

EMPLOYMENT STATUS

Population 16 years and over

88,259

+/-194

   In labor force

58,911

+/-699

 Civilian labor force

58,880

+/-704

Employed

55,125

+/- 787

Unemployed

3,755

+/-412

 Armed Forces

31

+/-29

   Not in labor force

29,348

+/-669

 

Civilian labor force

58,880

+/-1,420

  Unemployed

6.4%

+/-0.7

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 American Community Survey

Commuting Patterns


Commute Out To

Number

Percent (%)

Commute in From

Number

Percent (%)

Medina Co.

4,667

8.6

Stark Co.

3,026

5.8

Summit Co.

3,948

7.2

Holmes Co.

2,411

4.6

Stark Co.

1,672

3.1

Medina Co.

1,726

3.3

Holmes Co.

1,247

2.3

Ashland Co.

1,712

3.3

Cuyahoga

1,193

2.2

Summit Co.

1,095

2.1

Ashland Co

565

1.0

Tuscarawas Co.

688

1.3

Richland Co.

297

0.5

Richland Co.

443

0.8

Lorain Co.

145

0.3

Coshocton Co.

178

0.3

Tuscarawas Co.

125

0.2

Cuyahoga Co.

163

0.3

Franklin Co.

76

0.1

Franklin Co.

146

0.3

Sources:  US Census Bureau County to County Worker Flow, 2000 

Means of transportation to work

COMMUTING TO WORK

Workers 16 years and over

 53,999

+/- 777

Car, truck, or van drove alone

42,323

+/- 961

Car, truck, or van carpooled

5,469

+/- 466

Public transportation (excluding taxicab)

238

+/- 114

Walked

2,401

+/- 344

Other means

764

+/- 181

Worked at home

2,804

+/- 329

 

 

 

Mean travel time to work (minutes)

19.8

+/- 0.5

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 American Community Survey

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