Orange County, FL

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Population

1.35M

2.63% growth

Median Age

35.1


Median Household Income

$54,107

5.4% growth

Poverty Rate

16.7%


Number of Employees

687,466

5.07% growth

Median Property Value

$234,400

9.53% growth

About

In 2017, Orange County, FL had a population of 1.35M people with a median age of 35.1 and a median household income of $54,107. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Orange County, FL grew from 1.31M to 1.35M, a 2.63% increase and its median household income grew from $51,335 to $54,107, a 5.4% increase.

The population of Orange County, FL is 39.8% White Alone, 31.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 19.5% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Orange County, FL speak a non-English language, and 88.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Orange County, FL are University of Central Florida (16,153 degrees awarded in 2016), Valencia College (12,347 degrees), and Full Sail University (4,904 degrees).

The median property value in Orange County, FL is $234,400, and the homeownership rate is 54.4%. Most people in Orange County, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Orange County, FL is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Orange County, FL employs 687k people. The largest industries in Orange County, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (81,611 people), Accommodation & Food Services (75,875 people), and Retail Trade (75,851 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($100,780), Utilities ($60,485), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($59,731).

Median household income in Orange County, FL is $54,107. Males in Orange County, FL have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,343. The income inequality in Orange County, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$54,107

2017 value

± $1,470

5.4%

1 Year Growth

± 3.22%

Households in Orange County, FL have a median annual income of $54,107, 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 $51,335 in 2016, which represents a 5.4% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$60,114

Average Male Salary

± $840

$45,343

Average Female Salary

± $594

In 2017, full-time male employees in Florida made 1.33 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

    $59,204 ± $3,403

  2. Alaska Native

    $49,633 ± $34,468

  3. White

    $49,322 ± $566

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Florida workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.19 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 Orange County, FL is from Florida.

0.473

2017 Wage GINI

0.474

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Florida was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.211% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in Florida 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 160.02

  2. Census Tract 158.01

  3. Census Tract 158.02

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Orange County, FL was Census Tract 160.02 with a value of $156,333, followed by Census Tract 158.01 and Census Tract 158.02, with respective values of $154,167 and $148,333.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Orange County, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Orange County, FL (209k out of 1.26M 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 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

    112,905 ± 2,934

  2. Hispanic

    83,981 ± 2,630

  3. Black

    60,825 ± 2,255

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

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

687k

2017 Value

± 17,031

5.07%

1 Year growth

± 3.36%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Orange County, FL grew at a rate of 5.07%, from 654k employees to 687k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Orange County, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (96,844 people), Sales & Related Occupations (75,197 people), and Management Occupations (73,654 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Orange County, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Orange County, FL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (96,844 people), Sales & Related Occupations (75,197 people), and Management Occupations (73,654 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Orange County, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.31 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (1.29 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.18 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Orange County, FL, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($70,556), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($70,503), and Management Occupations ($65,922).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

687k

2017 Value

± 17,031

5.07%

1 Year growth

± 3.36%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Orange County, FL grew at a rate of 5.07%, from 654k employees to 687k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Orange County, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (81,611 people), Accommodation & Food Services (75,875 people), and Retail Trade (75,851 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Orange County, FL, though some of these residents may live in Orange County, FL 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 Orange County, FL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (81,611 people), Accommodation & Food Services (75,875 people), and Retail Trade (75,851 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Orange County, FL has an unusually high number of Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (3.41 times higher than expected), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.48 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.44 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Orange County, FL, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($100,780), Utilities ($60,485), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($59,731).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $57.1B

  2. $44.9B

  3. $41.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Florida product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $57.1B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($44.9B) and Gasoline ($41.8B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$457B

2015 Value

$714B

Projected 2045 Value

56.2% growth

In 2015, total outbound Florida trade was $457B. This is expected to increase 56.2% to $714B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $17.7B

  2. $15.1B

  3. $10.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Florida domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $17.7B, followed by Texas with $15.1B and California and $10.7B.

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

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Health

85.9% of the population of Orange County, FL has health coverage, with 46.2% on employee plans, 15.5% on Medicaid, 8.56% on Medicare, 14.2% on non-group plans, and 1.41% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Orange County, FL was $8,076 in 2014. This is a 5.05% increase from the previous year ($7,688).

Primary care physicians in Orange County, FL see 1207 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.07% decrease from the previous year (1220 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2100 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 507 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Gadsden County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.9%). Additionally, Liberty County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,207 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Orange County, FL see an average of 1,207 patients per year. This represents a 1.07% decrease from the previous year (1,220 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Orange County, FL 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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$8,076

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,606

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,175

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,229

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Florida (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.05%, from $7,688 to $8,076.

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

14.1%

Uninsured

46.2%

Employer Coverage

15.5%

Medicaid

8.56%

Medicare

14.2%

Non-Group

1.41%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Orange County, FL grew by 6.29% from 13.3% to 14.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Orange County, FL 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. 16.9% prevalence

  2. 15.8% prevalence

  3. 15.5% prevalence

Gadsden County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Florida, at 16.9%.

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

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Diversity

Orange County, FL is home to a population of 1.35M people, from which 88.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 19.8% of Orange County, FL residents were born outside of the country (267k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Orange County, FL is composed of 537k White Alone residents (39.8%), 424k Hispanic or Latino residents (31.4%), 263k Black or African American Alone residents (19.5%), 69.1k Asian Alone residents (5.12%), 36.2k Two or More Races residents (2.69%), 16.4k Some Other Race Alone residents (1.22%), 1.55k Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.115%), and 1.33k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0989%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Orange County, FL are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

32

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Orange County, FL was 35.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Orange County, FL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Orange County, FL residents was 35.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

19.8%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

267k people

19.3%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

253k people

As of 2017, 19.8% of Orange County, FL residents (267k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Orange County, FL was 19.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Cuba

    984,212 ± 23,779 people

  2. Haiti

    353,866 ± 14,481 people

  3. Colombia

    274,220 ± 12,772 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 984,212 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 353,866 and Colombia with 274,220.

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Citizenship

88.9%

2017 Citizenship

88.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 88.9% of Orange County, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Orange County, FL was 88.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    537k ± 3.5k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    424k ± 19.1k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    263k ± 5.24k

In 2017, there were 1.27 times more White Alone residents (537k people) in Orange County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 424k Hispanic or Latino and 263k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Orange County, FL 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 Orange County, FL 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 Orange County, FL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Orange County, FL 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

    17,660 ± 2,310

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    12,950 ± 2,786

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    8,562 ± 1,937

Orange County, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.36 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Orange County, FL awarded 44,470 degrees. The student population of Orange County, FL is skewed towards women, with 74,730 male students and 81,448 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Orange County, FL are White (19,474 and 44.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (10,282 and 23.7%), Black or African American (7,349 and 16.9%), and Unknown (2,711 and 6.24%).

The largest universities in Orange County, FL by number of degrees awarded are University of Central Florida (16,153 and 36.3%), Valencia College (12,347 and 27.8%), and Full Sail University (4,904 and 11%).

The most popular majors in Orange County, FL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (6,481 and 14.6%), General Business Administration & Management (2,612 and 5.87%), and Registered Nursing (1,326 and 2.98%).

The median tuition costs in Orange County, FL are $11,495 for private four year colleges, and $3,231 and $13,872 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 1,190 degrees awarded

  2. 970 degrees awarded

  3. 873 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Orange County, FL was General Psychology with 1,190 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Orange County, FL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 16,153 degrees awarded

  2. 12,347 degrees awarded

  3. 4,904 degrees awarded

$3,231

Median In-State Public

$11,495

Median Private

In 2016, the Orange County, FL institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Central Florida with 16,153 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

20,257

Degrees Awarded to Men

24,213

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 20,257 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Orange County, FL, which is 0.837 times less than the 24,213 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Orange County, FL by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    19,474 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    10,282 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    7,349 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Orange County, FL were to White students. These 19,474 degrees mean that there were 1.89 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 10,282 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Orange County, FL was $234,400 in 2017, which is 1.08 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $214,000 to $234,400, a 9.53% increase. The homeownership rate in Orange County, FL is 54.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Orange County, FL have an average commute time of 27.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Orange County, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$54,107

Median Household Income

± $1,470

461k

Number of Households

± 12,492

In 2017, the median household income of the 461k households in Orange County, FL grew to $54,107 from the previous year's value of $51,335.

The following chart displays the households in Orange County, FL 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

$234,400

2017 Median

± $5,601

$214,000

2016 Median

± $5,641

In 2017, the median property value in Orange County, FL grew to to $234,400 from the previous year's value of $214,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Orange County, FL 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 Orange County, FL 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 Orange County, FL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Orange County, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

54.4%

2017 Homeownership

53.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 54.4% of the housing units in Orange County, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 53.6%.

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

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Commute Time

27.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Orange County, FL have a longer commute time (27.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 2.39% of the workforce in Orange County, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.5%

  2. Carpooled

    9.81%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.5%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Orange County, FL was Drove Alone (77.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.81%) and those who Worked At Home (5.5%).

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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