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Where Americans go to work

This map shows where people travel to and from to get to work. New York, N.Y. and Washington, D.C. are among the largest job magnets. The larger the circle, the bigger the difference between commuters in to and out of that county.
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Commuting in and out of counties nationwide

More workers commute in

More workers commute out

500,000 workers

100,000 workers

Top job magnets

    Minimum
    workforce
    (In thousands)

    SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau. GRAPHIC: Ted Mellnik and Wilson Andrews - The Washington Post. Published March 5, 2013.

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