University of Virginia, VA

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Population

8,426

4.47% decline

Median Age

19.8


Median Household Income

$34,483

9.7% growth

Poverty Rate

32.8%


Number of Employees

2,124

0.282% decline

Median Property Value

$320,800

8.49% growth

About

In 2017, University of Virginia, VA had a population of 8.43k people with a median age of 19.8 and a median household income of $34,483. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of University of Virginia, VA declined from 8,820 to 8,426, a -4.47% decrease and its median household income grew from $31,433 to $34,483, a 9.7% increase.

The population of University of Virginia, VA is 59.3% White Alone, 19.7% Asian Alone, and 9.61% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in University of Virginia, VA speak a non-English language, and 82.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in University of Virginia, VA are University of Virginia-Main Campus (7,638 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in University of Virginia, VA is $320,800, and the homeownership rate is 15.5%. Most people in University of Virginia, VA commute by Walked, and the average commute time is 13.2 minutes. The average car ownership in University of Virginia, VA is 1 car per household.

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Economy

The economy of University of Virginia, VA employs 2.12k people. The largest industries in University of Virginia, VA are Educational Services (939 people), Accommodation & Food Services (279 people), and Retail Trade (182 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($94,750), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($70,000), and Finance & Insurance ($68,977).

Median household income in University of Virginia, VA is $34,483. Males in University of Virginia, VA have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $55,180. The income inequality in University of Virginia, VA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$34,483

2017 value

± $8,582

9.7%

1 Year Growth

± 28.5%

Households in University of Virginia, VA have a median annual income of $34,483, 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 $31,433 in 2016, which represents a 9.7% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the Place level, so we are showing data for Virginia.

$74,183

Average Male Salary

± $1,323

$55,180

Average Female Salary

± $1,030

In 2017, full-time male employees in Virginia made 1.34 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $68,169 ± $3,324

  2. White

    $60,529 ± $977

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $56,661 ± $29,375

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Virginia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for University of Virginia, VA is from Virginia.

0.478

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Virginia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0649% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in Virginia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 109.02

  2. Census Tract 109.01

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in University of Virginia, VA was Census Tract 109.02 with a value of $36,250, followed by Census Tract 109.01 and N/A, with respective values of $35,313 and N/A.

The following map shows all of the places in University of Virginia, VA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

32.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in University of Virginia, VA (749 out of 2.28k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

    493 ± 134

  2. Hispanic

    169 ± 97

  3. Asian

    148 ± 98

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in University of Virginia, VA is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

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

2.12k

2017 Value

± 275

-0.282%

1 Year decline

± 18.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in University of Virginia, VA declined at a rate of -0.282%, from 2.13k employees to 2.12k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in University of Virginia, VA, are Education, Training, & Library Occupations (383 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (279 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (200 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of University of Virginia, VA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of University of Virginia, VA, by number of employees, are Education, Training, & Library Occupations (383 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (279 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (200 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, University of Virginia, VA has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (8.78 times higher than expected), Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (3.1 times), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (2.98 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of University of Virginia, VA, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($60,313), Construction & Extraction Occupations ($35,625), and Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($34,083).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.12k

2017 Value

± 275

-0.282%

1 Year decline

± 18.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in University of Virginia, VA declined at a rate of -0.282%, from 2.13k employees to 2.12k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in University of Virginia, VA, are Educational Services (939 people), Accommodation & Food Services (279 people), and Retail Trade (182 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of University of Virginia, VA, though some of these residents may live in University of Virginia, VA 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 University of Virginia, VA, by number of employees, are Educational Services (939 people), Accommodation & Food Services (279 people), and Retail Trade (182 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, University of Virginia, VA has an unusually high number of Educational Services (4.77 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (3.04 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.73 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in University of Virginia, VA, by median earnings, are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($94,750), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($70,000), and Finance & Insurance ($68,977).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.5B

  2. $26B

  3. $22.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Virginia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $27.5B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($26B) and Electronics ($22.4B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$254B

2015 Value

$373B

Projected 2045 Value

46.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Virginia trade was $254B. This is expected to increase 46.7% to $373B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Virginia 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 Virginia to other states, or from other states to Virginia.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $23.4B

  2. $12.9B

  3. $11.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Maryland with $23.4B, followed by North Carolina with $12.9B and Pennsylvania and $11.1B.

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

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Health

95.7% of the population of University of Virginia, VA has health coverage, with 56.9% on employee plans, 2.59% on Medicaid, 1.97% on Medicare, 29.4% on non-group plans, and 4.81% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of University of Virginia, VA was $7,556 in 2014. This is a 3.42% increase from the previous year ($7,306).

Primary care physicians in University of Virginia, VA see 1316 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0759% decrease from the previous year (1317 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1494 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 684 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Mecklenburg County and Halifax County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.6%). Additionally, Petersburg city has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,316 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Virginia see an average of 1,316 patients per year. This represents a 0.0759% decrease from the previous year (1,317 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Virginia in comparison to neighboring states.

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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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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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$7,556

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,218

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,361

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,677

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Virginia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.42%, from $7,306 to $7,556.

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

4.32%

Uninsured

56.9%

Employer Coverage

2.59%

Medicaid

1.97%

Medicare

29.4%

Non-Group

4.81%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in University of Virginia, VA declined by 0.517% from 4.34% to 4.32%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in University of Virginia, VA 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. 15.6% prevalence

  2. 15.6% prevalence

  3. 15.4% prevalence

Mecklenburg County and Halifax County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Virginia, at 15.6%.

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

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Diversity

University of Virginia, VA is home to a population of 8.43k people, from which 82.5% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of University of Virginia, VA residents were born outside of the country (1.88k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of University of Virginia, VA is composed of 4.99k White Alone residents (59.3%), 1.66k Asian Alone residents (19.7%), 810 Hispanic or Latino residents (9.61%), 521 Black or African American Alone residents (6.18%), 420 Two or More Races residents (4.98%), 19 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.225%), 5 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0593%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in University of Virginia, VA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

20

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.1

24

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in University of Virginia, VA was 19.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 20, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 24. But people in University of Virginia, VA are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all University of Virginia, VA residents was 20.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    1.88k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of University of Virginia, VA residents (1.88k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in University of Virginia, VA was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. El Salvador

    103,545 ± 7,851 people

  2. India

    82,876 ± 7,033 people

  3. Mexico

    56,021 ± 5,792 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Virginia was El Salvador, the natal country of 103,545 Virginia residents, followed by India with 82,876 and Mexico with 56,021.

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Citizenship

82.5%

2017 Citizenship

81.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 82.5% of University of Virginia, VA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in University of Virginia, VA was 81.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    4.99k ± 602

  2. Asian Alone

    1.66k ± 248

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    810 ± 191

In 2017, there were 3.01 times more White Alone residents (4.99k people) in University of Virginia, VA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.66k Asian Alone and 810 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in University of Virginia, VA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of University of Virginia, VA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in University of Virginia, VA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of University of Virginia, VA are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    35 ± 40

  2. World War II

    25 ± 17

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    12 ± 27

University of Virginia, VA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.4 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in University of Virginia, VA awarded 7,638 degrees. The student population of University of Virginia, VA is skewed towards women, with 11,051 male students and 12,847 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in University of Virginia, VA are White (4,744 and 68.2%), followed by Asian (787 and 11.3%), Hispanic or Latino (388 and 5.58%), and Black or African American (386 and 5.55%).

The largest universities in University of Virginia, VA by number of degrees awarded are University of Virginia-Main Campus (7,638 and 100%).

The most popular majors in University of Virginia, VA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (829 and 10.9%), General Economics (469 and 6.14%), and General Business (446 and 5.84%).

The median tuition costs in University of Virginia, VA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $12,496 and $42,643 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 441 degrees awarded

  2. 340 degrees awarded

  3. 829 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in University of Virginia, VA was General Economics with 441 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in University of Virginia, VA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

7,638 degrees awarded

$12,496

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the University of Virginia, VA institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Virginia-Main Campus with 7,638 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

3,498

Degrees Awarded to Men

4,140

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 3,498 men were awarded degrees from institutions in University of Virginia, VA, which is 0.845 times less than the 4,140 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in University of Virginia, VA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,744 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    787 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    388 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in University of Virginia, VA were to White students. These 4,744 degrees mean that there were 6.03 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 787 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in University of Virginia, VA was $320,800 in 2017, which is 1.47 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $295,700 to $320,800, a 8.49% increase. The homeownership rate in University of Virginia, VA is 15.5%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in University of Virginia, VA have an average commute time of 13.2 minutes, and they commute by Walked. Car ownership in University of Virginia, VA is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$34,483

Median Household Income

± $8,582

1.2k

Number of Households

± 154

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.2k households in University of Virginia, VA grew to $34,483 from the previous year's value of $31,433.

The following chart displays the households in University of Virginia, VA 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 < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$320,800

2017 Median

± $35,035

$295,700

2016 Median

± $32,438

In 2017, the median property value in University of Virginia, VA grew to to $320,800 from the previous year's value of $295,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in University of Virginia, VA 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 University of Virginia, VA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in University of Virginia, VA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In University of Virginia, VA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

15.5%

2017 Homeownership

14.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 15.5% of the housing units in University of Virginia, VA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 14.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in University of Virginia, VA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in University of Virginia, VA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in University of Virginia, VA have 1 car, followed by 2 cars.

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Commute Time

13.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in University of Virginia, VA have a shorter commute time (13.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.51% of the workforce in University of Virginia, VA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Walked

    33.2%

  2. Drove Alone

    28.4%

  3. Public Transit

    15.6%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in University of Virginia, VA was Walked (33.2%), followed by those who Drove Alone (28.4%) and those who Public Transit (15.6%).

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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