Licking County PUMA, OH

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Population

170,678

0.54% growth

Median Age

39.9


Median Household Income

$59,747

3.78% growth

Poverty Rate

11.8%


Number of Employees

78,632

0.0381% decline

Median Property Value

$157,800

2.53% growth

About

In 2017, Licking County PUMA, OH had a population of 171k people with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $59,747. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Licking County PUMA, OH grew from 169,762 to 170,678, a 0.54% increase and its median household income grew from $57,571 to $59,747, a 3.78% increase.

The population of Licking County PUMA, OH is 91.2% White Alone, 3.49% Black or African American Alone, and 2.42% Two or More Races. 3.36% of the people in Licking County PUMA, OH speak a non-English language, and 99.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Licking County PUMA, OH are Denison University (661 degrees awarded in 2016), Central Ohio Technical College (595 degrees), and Ohio State University-Newark Campus (457 degrees).

The median property value in Licking County PUMA, OH is $157,800, and the homeownership rate is 72.4%. Most people in Licking County PUMA, OH commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Licking County PUMA, OH is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Licking County PUMA, OH employs 78.6k people. The largest industries in Licking County PUMA, OH are Restaurants & Food Services (5,053 people), Construction (4,558 people), and Hospitals (4,251 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($161,418), Farming ($137,167), and Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($115,903).

Median household income in Licking County PUMA, OH is $59,747. Males in Licking County PUMA, OH have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,921. The income inequality in Licking County PUMA, OH (measured using the Gini index) is 0.45, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$59,747

2017 value

± $1,621

3.78%

1 Year Growth

± 3.66%

Households in Licking County PUMA, OH have a median annual income of $59,747, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $57,571 in 2016, which represents a 3.78% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$59,752

Average Male Salary

± $7,599

$46,921

Average Female Salary

± $5,609

In 2017, full-time male employees in Licking County PUMA, OH made 1.27 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Black

    $52,542 ± $20,511

  2. White

    $45,702 ± $4,419

  3. Other

    $41,377 ± $60,953

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Licking County PUMA, OH workers was Black. These workers were paid 1.15 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.45

2017 Wage GINI

0.444

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Licking County PUMA, OH was 0.45 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.52% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Licking County PUMA, OH was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Licking County PUMA, OH in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Licking County PUMA, OH was Delaware County PUMA, OH with a value of $106,933, followed by Loveland, Montgomery Cities & Forestville PUMA, OH and Monroe City & Beckett Ridge PUMA, OH, with respective values of $98,787 and $98,710.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Licking County PUMA, OH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Licking County PUMA, OH (19.6k out of 166k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    17,502 ± 912

  2. Black

    697 ± 236

  3. Hispanic

    475 ± 167

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Licking County PUMA, OH is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

78.6k

2017 Value

-0.0381%

1 Year decline

± -0.0381%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Licking County PUMA, OH declined at a rate of -0.0381%, from 78.7k employees to 78.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Licking County PUMA, OH, are Registered nurses (2,484 people), Miscellaneous managers (2,109 people), and Customer service representatives (1,923 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Licking County PUMA, OH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Licking County PUMA, OH, by number of employees, are Registered nurses (2,484 people), Miscellaneous managers (2,109 people), and Customer service representatives (1,923 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Licking County PUMA, OH has an unusually high number of residents working as Optometrists (4.81 times higher than expected), Mail clerks & mail machine operators, except postal service (4.35 times), and Medical, dental, & ophthalmic laboratory technicians (4.12 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Licking County PUMA, OH, by average salary, are Personal financial advisors ($235,355), Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers ($228,268), and Physicians & surgeons ($218,446).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

78.6k

2017 Value

-0.0381%

1 Year decline

± -0.0381%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Licking County PUMA, OH declined at a rate of -0.0381%, from 78.7k employees to 78.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Licking County PUMA, OH, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,053 people), Construction (4,558 people), and Hospitals (4,251 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Licking County PUMA, OH, though some of these residents may live in Licking County PUMA, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Licking County PUMA, OH, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,053 people), Construction (4,558 people), and Hospitals (4,251 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Licking County PUMA, OH has an unusually high number of Veneer, plywood, & engineered wood products (14.8 times higher than expected), Miscellaneous nonmetallic mineral product manufacturing (14.5 times), and Coating, engraving, heat treating & allied activities (10.5 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Licking County PUMA, OH, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($161,418), Farming ($137,167), and Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($115,903).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $65.2B

  2. $64.2B

  3. $45.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $65.2B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($64.2B) and Machinery ($45.1B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Ohio products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$614B

2015 Value

$952B

Projected 2045 Value

55% growth

In 2015, total outbound Ohio trade was $614B. This is expected to increase 55% to $952B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Ohio trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $44.3B

  2. $34.5B

  3. $31.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $44.3B, followed by Indiana with $34.5B and Pennsylvania and $31.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Ohio shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

91.8% of the population of Licking County PUMA, OH has health coverage, with 53.3% on employee plans, 14.2% on Medicaid, 12.1% on Medicare, 10.4% on non-group plans, and 1.77% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Licking County PUMA, OH was $8,712 in 2014. This is a 5.14% increase from the previous year ($8,286).

Primary care physicians in Licking County PUMA, OH see 1307 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.538% increase from the previous year (1300 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1656 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 561 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.8%). Additionally, Hocking County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,307 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Ohio see an average of 1,307 patients per year. This represents a 0.538% increase from the previous year (1,300 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,712

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,371

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,007

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,038

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Ohio (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.14%, from $8,286 to $8,712.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

8.18%

Uninsured

53.3%

Employer Coverage

14.2%

Medicaid

12.1%

Medicare

10.4%

Non-Group

1.77%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Licking County PUMA, OH stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 8.18%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Licking County PUMA, OH changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16.8% prevalence

  2. 15.9% prevalence

  3. 15.3% prevalence

Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Ohio, at 16.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Ohio by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Licking County PUMA, OH is home to a population of 171k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Licking County PUMA, OH residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Licking County PUMA, OH is composed of 156k White Alone residents (91.2%), 5.95k Black or African American Alone residents (3.49%), 4.12k Two or More Races residents (2.42%), 2.98k Hispanic or Latino residents (1.74%), 1.68k Asian Alone residents (0.982%), 227 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.133%), 142 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0832%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Licking County PUMA, OH are Spanish (1,776 speakers), Nepali, Marathi, or Other Indic Languages (372 speakers), and Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages (367 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Licking County PUMA, OH was 39.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Licking County PUMA, OH are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Licking County PUMA, OH residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

1.93%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

3.28k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Licking County PUMA, OH residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Licking County PUMA, OH was 1.93%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. China

    374 ± 474 people

  2. Philippines

    279 ± 410 people

  3. Canada

    269 ± 402 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Licking County PUMA, OH was China, the natal country of 374 Licking County PUMA, OH residents, followed by Philippines with 279 and Canada with 269.

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Citizenship

99.1%

2017 Citizenship

99.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.1% of Licking County PUMA, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Licking County PUMA, OH was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    156k ± 164

  2. Black or African American Alone

    5.95k ± 365

  3. Two or More Races

    4.12k ± 494

In 2017, there were 26.1 times more White Alone residents (156k people) in Licking County PUMA, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.95k Black or African American Alone and 4.12k Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Licking County PUMA, OH as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    1,776 speakers (1.11%)

  2. Nepali, Marathi, or Other Indic Languages

    372 speakers (0.232%)

  3. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages

    367 speakers (0.229%)

3.36% of Licking County PUMA, OH citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Licking County PUMA, OH was Spanish. 1.11% of the overall population of Licking County PUMA, OH are native Spanish speakers. 0.232% speak Nepali, Marathi, or Other Indic Languages and 0.229% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    4,812 ± 389

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,590 ± 251

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,446 ± 301

Licking County PUMA, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Licking County PUMA, OH awarded 2,146 degrees. The student population of Licking County PUMA, OH is skewed towards women, with 3,441 male students and 5,078 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Licking County PUMA, OH are White (1,716 and 81.7%), followed by Black or African American (144 and 6.85%), Hispanic or Latino (89 and 4.24%), and Unknown (54 and 2.57%).

The largest universities in Licking County PUMA, OH by number of degrees awarded are Denison University (661 and 30.8%), Central Ohio Technical College (595 and 27.7%), and Ohio State University-Newark Campus (457 and 21.3%).

The most popular majors in Licking County PUMA, OH are General Studies (342 and 15.9%), Registered Nursing (216 and 10.1%), and Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (179 and 8.34%).

The median tuition costs in Licking County PUMA, OH are $47,870 for private four year colleges, and $6,912 and $25,104 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 54 degrees awarded

  2. 342 degrees awarded

  3. 213 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Licking County PUMA, OH was General Business Administration & Management with 54 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Licking County PUMA, OH according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 661 degrees awarded

  2. 595 degrees awarded

  3. 457 degrees awarded

$6,912

Median In-State Public

$47,870

Median Private

In 2016, the Licking County PUMA, OH institution with the largest number of graduating students was Denison University with 661 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

770

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,376

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 770 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Licking County PUMA, OH, which is 0.56 times less than the 1,376 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,716 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    144 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    89 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Licking County PUMA, OH were to White students. These 1,716 degrees mean that there were 11.9 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 144 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Licking County PUMA, OH was $157,800 in 2017, which is 0.725 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $153,900 to $157,800, a 2.53% increase. The homeownership rate in Licking County PUMA, OH is 72.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Licking County PUMA, OH have an average commute time of 24.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Licking County PUMA, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$59,747

Median Household Income

± $1,621

64.4k

Number of Households

± 1,624

In 2017, the median household income of the 64.4k households in Licking County PUMA, OH grew to $59,747 from the previous year's value of $57,571.

The following chart displays the households in Licking County PUMA, OH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$157,800

2017 Median

± $2,202

$153,900

2016 Median

± $1,966

In 2017, the median property value in Licking County PUMA, OH grew to to $157,800 from the previous year's value of $153,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Licking County PUMA, OH compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Licking County PUMA, OH the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Licking County PUMA, OH distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Licking County PUMA, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

72.4%

2017 Homeownership

71.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 72.4% of the housing units in Licking County PUMA, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Licking County PUMA, OH compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Licking County PUMA, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Licking County PUMA, OH have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

24.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Licking County PUMA, OH have a shorter commute time (24.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.63% of the workforce in Licking County PUMA, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.6%

  2. Carpooled

    8.09%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.16%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Licking County PUMA, OH was Drove Alone (83.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.09%) and those who Worked At Home (4.16%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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