Green Bay, WI

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Population

320,050

0.57% growth

Median Age

39.1


Median Household Income

$60,456

4.21% growth

Poverty Rate

10.9%


Number of Employees

168,501

0.473% growth

Median Property Value

$171,600

4.19% growth

About

In 2017, Green Bay, WI had a population of 320k people with a median age of 39.1 and a median household income of $60,456. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Green Bay, WI grew from 318,236 to 320,050, a 0.57% increase and its median household income grew from $58,011 to $60,456, a 4.21% increase.

The population of Green Bay, WI is 83.4% White Alone, 7.44% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.67% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Green Bay, WI speak a non-English language, and 96.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Green Bay, WI are Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (2,704 degrees awarded in 2016), University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (1,544 degrees), and Saint Norbert College (585 degrees).

The median property value in Green Bay, WI is $171,600, and the homeownership rate is 66.8%. Most people in Green Bay, WI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19 minutes. The average car ownership in Green Bay, WI is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Green Bay, WI employs 169k people. The largest industries in Green Bay, WI are Manufacturing (29,941 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (25,305 people), and Retail Trade (19,952 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($82,847), Wholesale Trade ($53,349), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($51,135).

Median household income in Green Bay, WI is $60,456. Males in Green Bay, WI have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,230. The income inequality in Green Bay, WI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.452, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$60,456

2017 value

± $2,079

4.21%

1 Year Growth

± 4.93%

Households in Green Bay, WI have a median annual income of $60,456, 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 $58,011 in 2016, which represents a 4.21% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$63,633

Average Male Salary

± $1,359

$48,230

Average Female Salary

± $1,046

In 2017, full-time male employees in Wisconsin made 1.32 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. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $60,448 ± $44,584

  2. Asian

    $56,631 ± $6,181

  3. White

    $48,750 ± $822

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Wisconsin workers was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. These workers were paid 1.07 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Green Bay, WI is from Wisconsin.

0.452

2017 Wage GINI

0.454

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Wisconsin was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.373% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in Wisconsin 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)

In 2017, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Green Bay, WI was Ozaukee County, WI with a value of $82,869, followed by Waukesha County, WI and St. Croix County, WI, with respective values of $82,248 and $80,512.

The following map shows all of the counties in Green Bay, WI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Green Bay, WI (33.5k out of 308k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

    22,797 ± 972

  2. Hispanic

    5,185 ± 480

  3. Other

    2,863 ± 399

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Green Bay, WI is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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

169k

2017 Value

± 6,127

0.473%

1 Year growth

± 5.02%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Green Bay, WI grew at a rate of 0.473%, from 168k employees to 169k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Green Bay, WI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (22,782 people), Sales & Related Occupations (17,593 people), and Production Occupations (17,388 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Green Bay, WI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Green Bay, WI, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (22,782 people), Sales & Related Occupations (17,593 people), and Production Occupations (17,388 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Green Bay, WI has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.12 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (1.9 times), and Community & Social Service Occupations (1.33 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Green Bay, WI, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($91,250), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($73,810), and Management Occupations ($70,240).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

169k

2017 Value

± 6,127

0.473%

1 Year growth

± 5.02%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Green Bay, WI grew at a rate of 0.473%, from 168k employees to 169k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Green Bay, WI, are Manufacturing (29,941 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (25,305 people), and Retail Trade (19,952 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Green Bay, WI, though some of these residents may live in Green Bay, WI 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 Green Bay, WI, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (29,941 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (25,305 people), and Retail Trade (19,952 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Green Bay, WI has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.04 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.01 times), and Manufacturing (1.84 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Green Bay, WI, by median earnings, are Utilities ($82,847), Wholesale Trade ($53,349), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($51,135).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $37.5B

  2. $28B

  3. $26B

In 2015, the top outbound Wisconsin product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $37.5B, followed by Mixed freight ($28B) and Machinery ($26B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$325B

2015 Value

$493B

Projected 2045 Value

51.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Wisconsin trade was $325B. This is expected to increase 51.7% to $493B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $28.7B

  2. $28.3B

  3. $10.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Wisconsin domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $28.7B, followed by Minnesota with $28.3B and Michigan and $10.2B.

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

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Health

95.1% of the population of Green Bay, WI has health coverage, with 58.6% on employee plans, 12.2% on Medicaid, 12.3% on Medicare, 10.9% on non-group plans, and 1.16% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the msa of Green Bay, WI was $8,702 in 2014. This is a 6.26% increase from the previous year ($8,189).

Primary care physicians in Green Bay, WI see 1247 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.565% increase from the previous year (1240 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1516 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 560 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Adams County and Menominee County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.1%). Additionally, Menominee County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,247 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Wisconsin see an average of 1,247 patients per year. This represents a 0.565% increase from the previous year (1,240 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%).

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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$8,702

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,159

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,057

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,608

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Wisconsin (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 6.26%, from $8,189 to $8,702.

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

4.89%

Uninsured

58.6%

Employer Coverage

12.2%

Medicaid

12.3%

Medicare

10.9%

Non-Group

1.16%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Green Bay, WI grew by 6.15% from 4.6% to 4.89%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Green Bay, WI 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. 13.1% prevalence

  2. 13.1% prevalence

  3. 12.4% prevalence

Adams County and Menominee County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Wisconsin, at 13.1%.

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

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Diversity

Green Bay, WI is home to a population of 320k people, from which 96.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 5% of Green Bay, WI residents were born outside of the country (16k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Green Bay, WI is composed of 267k White Alone residents (83.4%), 23.8k Hispanic or Latino residents (7.44%), 8.54k Asian Alone residents (2.67%), 7.59k Two or More Races residents (2.37%), 6.81k Black or African American Alone residents (2.13%), 6.37k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.99%), 131 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0409%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Green Bay, WI are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

39

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

38

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Green Bay, WI was 39.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in Green Bay, WI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Green Bay, WI residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

16k people

4.82%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

15.4k people

As of 2017, 5% of Green Bay, WI residents (16k 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 Green Bay, WI was 4.82%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    75,540 ± 6,704 people

  2. India

    37,144 ± 4,717 people

  3. China

    17,388 ± 3,233 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Wisconsin was Mexico, the natal country of 75,540 Wisconsin residents, followed by India with 37,144 and China with 17,388.

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Citizenship

96.6%

2017 Citizenship

97.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.6% of Green Bay, WI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Green Bay, WI was 97.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    267k ± 692

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    23.8k ± 3.76k

  3. Asian Alone

    8.54k ± 798

In 2017, there were 11.2 times more White Alone residents (267k people) in Green Bay, WI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 23.8k Hispanic or Latino and 8.54k 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 Green Bay, WI 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 Green Bay, WI 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 Green Bay, WI was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Green Bay, WI 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

    6,327 ± 979

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    3,065 ± 911

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    2,243 ± 628

Green Bay, WI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Green Bay, WI awarded 5,453 degrees. The student population of Green Bay, WI is skewed towards women, with 7,675 male students and 13,225 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Green Bay, WI are White (4,742 and 87.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (188 and 3.46%), Asian (145 and 2.67%), and Unknown (107 and 1.97%).

The largest universities in Green Bay, WI by number of degrees awarded are Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (2,704 and 49.6%), University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (1,544 and 28.3%), and Saint Norbert College (585 and 10.7%).

The most popular majors in Green Bay, WI are Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (548 and 10%), Registered Nursing (434 and 7.96%), and General Business Administration & Management (351 and 6.44%).

The median tuition costs in Green Bay, WI are $27,908 for private four year colleges, and $6,298 and $13,871 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 150 degrees awarded

  2. 239 degrees awarded

  3. 163 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Green Bay, WI was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 150 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Green Bay, WI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 2,704 degrees awarded

  2. 1,544 degrees awarded

  3. 585 degrees awarded

$6,298

Median In-State Public

$27,908

Median Private

In 2016, the Green Bay, WI institution with the largest number of graduating students was Northeast Wisconsin Technical College with 2,704 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,795

Degrees Awarded to Men

3,658

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 1,795 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Green Bay, WI, which is 0.491 times less than the 3,658 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

    4,742 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    188 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    145 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Green Bay, WI were to White students. These 4,742 degrees mean that there were 25.2 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 188 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Green Bay, WI was $171,600 in 2017, which is 0.789 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $164,700 to $171,600, a 4.19% increase. The homeownership rate in Green Bay, WI is 66.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Green Bay, WI have an average commute time of 19 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Green Bay, WI 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.

$60,456

Median Household Income

± $2,079

129k

Number of Households

± 5,129

In 2017, the median household income of the 129k households in Green Bay, WI grew to $60,456 from the previous year's value of $58,011.

The following chart displays the households in Green Bay, WI 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

$171,600

2017 Median

± $4,091

$164,700

2016 Median

± $3,424

In 2017, the median property value in Green Bay, WI grew to to $171,600 from the previous year's value of $164,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Green Bay, WI 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 Green Bay, WI the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

66.8%

2017 Homeownership

68.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 66.8% of the housing units in Green Bay, WI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Green Bay, WI 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 Green Bay, WI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Green Bay, WI have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

19 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Green Bay, WI have a shorter commute time (19 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.64% of the workforce in Green Bay, WI 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

    7.69%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.89%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Green Bay, WI was Drove Alone (83.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.69%) and those who Worked At Home (4.89%).

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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