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PERCENTAGES OF COUNTY POPULATIONS WHO WORK RELEASED

(Whitewater Valley)--Last week, we told you that new statistics showed that 45% of Wayne County’s population – meaning the total population – is currently working.  It’s a statistic that’s widely considered to be a measure of both demographics and economic well-being.  The county in our area that has the highest percentage of its population working is Franklin County, which has 55%.  Franklin County is also the Whitewater Valley’s most affluent county.  The lowest in our area is Fayette County, where just 37% of the entire population is currently working.  Here are the figures for all area counties: Wayne, 45%.  Union, 51%.  Fayette, 37%.  Franklin, 55%.  Randolph, 45%.  Henry, 44%.  Preble, 50%.  Darke, 49%.  Butler, 51%.

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