Ann Arbor, MI

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Population

367,627

0.8% growth

Median Age

33.4


Median Household Income

$70,286

7.14% growth

Poverty Rate

14.5%


Number of Employees

192,219

3.15% growth

Median Property Value

$258,700

5.72% growth

About

In 2017, Ann Arbor, MI had a population of 368k people with a median age of 33.4 and a median household income of $70,286. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Ann Arbor, MI grew from 364,709 to 367,627, a 0.8% increase and its median household income grew from $65,601 to $70,286, a 7.14% increase.

The population of Ann Arbor, MI is 70.1% White Alone, 11.6% Black or African American Alone, and 9.03% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Ann Arbor, MI speak a non-English language, and 94% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Ann Arbor, MI are University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (14,000 degrees awarded in 2016), Eastern Michigan University (5,137 degrees), and Washtenaw Community College (3,284 degrees).

The median property value in Ann Arbor, MI is $258,700, and the homeownership rate is 61.8%. Most people in Ann Arbor, MI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Ann Arbor, MI is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Ann Arbor, MI employs 192k people. The largest industries in Ann Arbor, MI are Educational Services (37,256 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (30,434 people), and Manufacturing (25,319 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($68,365), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($66,137), and Manufacturing ($61,077).

Median household income in Ann Arbor, MI is $70,286. Males in Ann Arbor, MI have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,042. The income inequality in Ann Arbor, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$70,286

2017 value

± $2,695

7.14%

1 Year Growth

± 5.33%

Households in Ann Arbor, MI have a median annual income of $70,286, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $65,601 in 2016, which represents a 7.14% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$66,184

Average Male Salary

± $1,151

$48,042

Average Female Salary

± $879

In 2017, full-time male employees in Michigan made 1.38 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

    $63,268 ± $4,166

  2. Alaska Native

    $50,705 ± $51,364

  3. White

    $50,410 ± $738

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Michigan workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than Alaska Native workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Ann Arbor, MI is from Michigan.

0.473

2017 Wage GINI

0.481

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.74% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

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

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

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Ann Arbor, MI was Livingston County, MI with a value of $80,733, followed by Oakland County, MI and Washtenaw County, MI, with respective values of $77,475 and $70,286.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ann Arbor, MI (49.6k out of 342k 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

    29,444 ± 1,104

  2. Black

    10,715 ± 703

  3. Asian

    6,322 ± 469

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Ann Arbor, MI is White, followed by Black 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

192k

2017 Value

± 6,496

3.15%

1 Year growth

± 4.57%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Ann Arbor, MI grew at a rate of 3.15%, from 186k employees to 192k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ann Arbor, MI, are Management Occupations (23,269 people), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (20,757 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (20,301 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ann Arbor, MI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Ann Arbor, MI, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (23,269 people), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (20,757 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (20,301 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Ann Arbor, MI has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (3.14 times higher than expected), Architecture & Engineering Occupations (2.43 times), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (1.8 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Ann Arbor, MI, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($85,513), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($76,604), and Legal Occupations ($76,529).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

192k

2017 Value

± 6,496

3.15%

1 Year growth

± 4.57%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Ann Arbor, MI grew at a rate of 3.15%, from 186k employees to 192k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ann Arbor, MI, are Educational Services (37,256 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (30,434 people), and Manufacturing (25,319 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ann Arbor, MI, though some of these residents may live in Ann Arbor, MI 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 Ann Arbor, MI, by number of employees, are Educational Services (37,256 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (30,434 people), and Manufacturing (25,319 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Ann Arbor, MI has an unusually high number of Educational Services (2.12 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.81 times), and Manufacturing (1.36 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Ann Arbor, MI, by median earnings, are Utilities ($68,365), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($66,137), and Manufacturing ($61,077).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $135B

  2. $35.4B

  3. $31.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Michigan product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $135B, followed by Mixed freight ($35.4B) and Machinery ($31.3B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$448B

2015 Value

$623B

Projected 2045 Value

39.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Michigan trade was $448B. This is expected to increase 39.1% to $623B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $35.1B

  2. $25.1B

  3. $20.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Michigan domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $35.1B, followed by Indiana with $25.1B and Illinois and $20.4B.

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

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Health

97.3% of the population of Ann Arbor, MI has health coverage, with 63.1% on employee plans, 9.9% on Medicaid, 9.78% on Medicare, 13.5% on non-group plans, and 0.951% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the msa of Ann Arbor, MI was $8,055 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,745).

Primary care physicians in Ann Arbor, MI see 1254 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.804% increase from the previous year (1244 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1385 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 431 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Gladwin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Saginaw County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,254 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Michigan see an average of 1,254 patients per year. This represents a 0.804% increase from the previous year (1,244 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Michigan 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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$8,055

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,950

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,915

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,318

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Michigan (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4%, from $7,745 to $8,055.

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

2.71%

Uninsured

63.1%

Employer Coverage

9.9%

Medicaid

9.78%

Medicare

13.5%

Non-Group

0.951%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ann Arbor, MI declined by 14.7% from 3.18% to 2.71%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Ann Arbor, MI 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. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.1% prevalence

  3. 14.1% prevalence

Gladwin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Michigan, at 14.5%.

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

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Diversity

Ann Arbor, MI is home to a population of 368k people, from which 94% are citizens. As of 2017, 11.8% of Ann Arbor, MI residents were born outside of the country (43.5k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Ann Arbor, MI is composed of 258k White Alone residents (70.1%), 42.5k Black or African American Alone residents (11.6%), 33.2k Asian Alone residents (9.03%), 17.5k Hispanic or Latino residents (4.75%), 15.1k Two or More Races residents (4.1%), 997 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.271%), 621 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.169%), and 105 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0286%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Ann Arbor, MI are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

33

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

37

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Ann Arbor, MI was 33.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Ann Arbor, MI are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Ann Arbor, MI residents was 34.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

11.8%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

43.5k people

11.4%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

41.8k people

As of 2017, 11.8% of Ann Arbor, MI residents (43.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Ann Arbor, MI was 11.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. India

    78,610 ± 6,856 people

  2. Mexico

    76,973 ± 6,785 people

  3. Iraq

    56,485 ± 5,818 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Michigan was India, the natal country of 78,610 Michigan residents, followed by Mexico with 76,973 and Iraq with 56,485.

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Citizenship

94%

2017 Citizenship

92.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94% of Ann Arbor, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Ann Arbor, MI was 92.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    258k ± 787

  2. Black or African American Alone

    42.5k ± 2.22k

  3. Asian Alone

    33.2k ± 1.37k

In 2017, there were 6.07 times more White Alone residents (258k people) in Ann Arbor, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 42.5k Black or African American Alone and 33.2k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Ann Arbor, MI 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 Ann Arbor, MI 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 Ann Arbor, MI was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Ann Arbor, MI 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

    3,780 ± 794

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,729 ± 561

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,676 ± 599

Ann Arbor, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.19 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Ann Arbor, MI awarded 22,610 degrees. The student population of Ann Arbor, MI is skewed towards women, with 37,709 male students and 41,553 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Ann Arbor, MI are White (13,631 and 68.5%), followed by Asian (1,823 and 9.16%), Black or African American (1,647 and 8.28%), and Unknown (1,169 and 5.87%).

The largest universities in Ann Arbor, MI by number of degrees awarded are University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (14,000 and 61.9%), Eastern Michigan University (5,137 and 22.7%), and Washtenaw Community College (3,284 and 14.5%).

The most popular majors in Ann Arbor, MI are General Business Administration & Management (1,581 and 6.99%), General Studies (1,188 and 5.25%), and General Economics (576 and 2.55%).

The median tuition costs in Ann Arbor, MI are $27,640 for private four year colleges, and $12,336 and $36,430 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 626 degrees awarded

  2. 529 degrees awarded

  3. 526 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Ann Arbor, MI was General Business Administration & Management with 626 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Ann Arbor, MI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 14,000 degrees awarded

  2. 5,137 degrees awarded

  3. 3,284 degrees awarded

$12,336

Median In-State Public

$27,640

Median Private

In 2016, the Ann Arbor, MI institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Michigan-Ann Arbor with 14,000 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

10,665

Degrees Awarded to Men

11,945

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 10,665 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Ann Arbor, MI, which is 0.893 times less than the 11,945 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Ann Arbor, MI by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    13,631 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    1,823 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    1,647 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Ann Arbor, MI were to White students. These 13,631 degrees mean that there were 7.48 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 1,823 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ann Arbor, MI was $258,700 in 2017, which is 1.19 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $244,700 to $258,700, a 5.72% increase. The homeownership rate in Ann Arbor, MI is 61.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Ann Arbor, MI have an average commute time of 22.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Ann Arbor, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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

$70,286

Median Household Income

± $2,695

141k

Number of Households

± 5,126

In 2017, the median household income of the 141k households in Ann Arbor, MI grew to $70,286 from the previous year's value of $65,601.

The following chart displays the households in Ann Arbor, MI 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

$258,700

2017 Median

± $8,297

$244,700

2016 Median

± $6,735

In 2017, the median property value in Ann Arbor, MI grew to to $258,700 from the previous year's value of $244,700.

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

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

61.8%

2017 Homeownership

59.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 61.8% of the housing units in Ann Arbor, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 59.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Ann Arbor, MI 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 Ann Arbor, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Ann Arbor, MI have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

22.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ann Arbor, MI have a shorter commute time (22.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.08% of the workforce in Ann Arbor, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    72%

  2. Walked

    7.51%

  3. Carpooled

    7.13%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Ann Arbor, MI was Drove Alone (72%), followed by those who Walked (7.51%) and those who Carpooled (7.13%).

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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