Wayne County Economic Development Council

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Business-Friendly Climate
Effective community and government partnerships locally and throughout Northeast Ohio.

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

High Quality of Life
Small town hospitality and country living with big city opportunities.

Leading Ag-Bioscience Infrastructure
Premier research facilities and infrastructure.

Low Cost of Doing Business

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

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An Educated and Skilled Workforce

WIth outstanding local school districts and wealth of nearby higher education opportunities, Wayne County's workforce is well educated.

In 2010, residents 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher, made up 84.7% in Wayne County, and those with a bachelor's degree or higher made up 19.1% as shown in the table below.

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT

Estimate 

Estimate Margin of Error

Percent (%) 

Percent Margin of Error (%)

Population 3 years and over enrolled in school

28,597

+/- 728

28,597

(X)

Nursery school, preschool

1,817

+/- 230

6.4

+/- 0.8

Kindergarten

 

+/- 234

6.1

+/-0.8

Elementary school (grades 1-8)

 12,649

+/- 344

 44.2

+/- 1.4

High School (grades 9-12)

 6,131

+/-  349

 21.4

+/- 1.1

College or graduate school

 6,244

+/-  547

 21.8

+/- 1.6

 

 

 

 

 

Educational Attainment

 

 

 

 

Population 25 years and over

 73,642

+/-  192

 73,642

+/- (X) 

Less than 9th grade

 5,040

+/- 422

 6.8

+/- 0.6

9th to 12th grade, no diploma

 6,230

+/- 509 

 8.5

+/- 0.7 

High school graduate (includes equivalency)

 31,931

+/- 781 

 43.4

+/- 1.1

Some college, no degree

 11,974

+/- 628

16.3 

+/- 0.9 

Associates degree

 4,413

+/- 353 

6.0 

+/- 0.5

Bachelor's degree

 9,387

+/- 510 

 12.7

+/- 0.7

Grdauate or professional degree

 4,667

+/- 437

 6.3

+/- 0.6 

 

 

 

 

 

Percent high school graduate or higher

 (X)

 (X)  

 84.7

+/- 0.9

Percent bachelor's degree or higher

 (X)

 (X)

19.1 

+/- 0.8

Source: U.S. Census Bureau Wayne County Social Characteristics 2010 




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