Auburn Hills, MI

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Population

22,644

1.35% growth

Median Age

30.9


Median Household Income

$58,438

8.85% growth

Poverty Rate

12.1%


Number of Employees

12,434

3.69% growth

Median Property Value

$134,600

11.2% growth

About

In 2017, Auburn Hills, MI had a population of 22.6k people with a median age of 30.9 and a median household income of $58,438. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Auburn Hills, MI grew from 22,342 to 22,644, a 1.35% increase and its median household income grew from $53,686 to $58,438, a 8.85% increase.

The population of Auburn Hills, MI is 56.6% White Alone, 17.5% Black or African American Alone, and 16.6% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Auburn Hills, MI speak a non-English language, and 83.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Auburn Hills, MI are Oakland University (4,437 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Auburn Hills, MI is $134,600, and the homeownership rate is 45.7%. Most people in Auburn Hills, MI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Auburn Hills, MI is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Auburn Hills, MI employs 12.4k people. The largest industries in Auburn Hills, MI are Manufacturing (2,915 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,278 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,274 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($65,876), Utilities ($63,750), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,597).

Median household income in Auburn Hills, MI is $58,438. Males in Auburn Hills, MI have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,762. The income inequality in Auburn Hills, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$58,438

2017 value

± $2,649

8.85%

1 Year Growth

± 7.26%

Households in Auburn Hills, MI have a median annual income of $58,438, 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 $53,686 in 2016, which represents a 8.85% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$63,869

Average Male Salary

± $1,109

$46,762

Average Female Salary

± $850

In 2017, full-time male employees in Michigan made 1.37 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

    $62,263 ± $4,415

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $48,644 ± $58,127

  3. White

    $48,289 ± $702

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Michigan workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.28 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Auburn Hills, MI is from Michigan.

0.476

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% 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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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 1406

  2. Census Tract 1407

  3. Census Tract 1408

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Auburn Hills, MI was Census Tract 1406 with a value of $66,713, followed by Census Tract 1407 and Census Tract 1408, with respective values of $63,900 and $63,438.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Auburn Hills, MI (2.54k out of 21.1k 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 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

    1,260 ± 246

  2. Asian

    727 ± 243

  3. Black

    388 ± 150

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Auburn Hills, MI is White, followed by Asian 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

12.4k

2017 Value

± 672

3.69%

1 Year growth

± 7.28%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Auburn Hills, MI grew at a rate of 3.69%, from 12k employees to 12.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Auburn Hills, MI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,620 people), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1,192 people), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1,069 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Auburn Hills, MI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Auburn Hills, MI, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,620 people), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1,192 people), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1,069 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Auburn Hills, MI has an unusually high number of residents working as Architecture & Engineering Occupations (4.67 times higher than expected), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (3.29 times), and Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (1.67 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Auburn Hills, MI, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($68,155), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($66,198), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($63,060).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

12.4k

2017 Value

± 672

3.69%

1 Year growth

± 7.28%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Auburn Hills, MI grew at a rate of 3.69%, from 12k employees to 12.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Auburn Hills, MI, are Manufacturing (2,915 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,278 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,274 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Auburn Hills, MI, though some of these residents may live in Auburn Hills, 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 Auburn Hills, MI, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (2,915 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,278 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,274 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Auburn Hills, MI has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.82 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (2.32 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.46 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Auburn Hills, MI, by median earnings, are Manufacturing ($65,876), Utilities ($63,750), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,597).

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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

93.2% of the population of Auburn Hills, MI has health coverage, with 58% on employee plans, 12.2% on Medicaid, 8.53% on Medicare, 13.3% on non-group plans, and 1.14% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Auburn Hills, 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).

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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

6.82%

Uninsured

58%

Employer Coverage

12.2%

Medicaid

8.53%

Medicare

13.3%

Non-Group

1.14%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Auburn Hills, MI declined by 27.2% from 9.36% to 6.82%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Auburn Hills, 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

Auburn Hills, MI is home to a population of 22.6k people, from which 83.7% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Auburn Hills, MI residents were born outside of the country (4.8k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Auburn Hills, MI is composed of 12.8k White Alone residents (56.6%), 3.96k Black or African American Alone residents (17.5%), 3.75k Asian Alone residents (16.6%), 1.19k Hispanic or Latino residents (5.23%), 802 Two or More Races residents (3.54%), 73 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.322%), 43 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.19%), and 18 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0795%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Auburn Hills, MI are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

31

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.2

31

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Auburn Hills, MI was 30.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 31, were generally the same age as than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 31. But people in Auburn Hills, MI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Auburn Hills, MI residents was 30.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    4.8k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Auburn Hills, MI residents (4.8k 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 Auburn Hills, MI was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    76,763 ± 6,776 people

  2. India

    66,881 ± 6,328 people

  3. Iraq

    54,355 ± 5,708 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Michigan was Mexico, the natal country of 76,763 Michigan residents, followed by India with 66,881 and Iraq with 54,355.

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Citizenship

83.7%

2017 Citizenship

84.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 83.7% of Auburn Hills, MI residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Auburn Hills, MI was 84.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    12.8k ± 717

  2. Black or African American Alone

    3.96k ± 542

  3. Asian Alone

    3.75k ± 566

In 2017, there were 3.24 times more White Alone residents (12.8k people) in Auburn Hills, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.96k Black or African American Alone and 3.75k 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 Auburn Hills, 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 Auburn Hills, 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 Auburn Hills, MI was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Auburn Hills, 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

    324 ± 82

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    188 ± 76

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    174 ± 74

Auburn Hills, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.72 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Auburn Hills, MI awarded 4,437 degrees. The student population of Auburn Hills, MI is skewed towards women, with 8,696 male students and 11,316 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Auburn Hills, MI are White (3,445 and 80.5%), followed by Black or African American (244 and 5.7%), Unknown (213 and 4.98%), and Asian (174 and 4.07%).

The largest universities in Auburn Hills, MI by number of degrees awarded are Oakland University (4,437 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Auburn Hills, MI are Registered Nursing (387 and 8.72%), Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences (304 and 6.85%), and General Communication (223 and 5.03%).

The median tuition costs in Auburn Hills, MI are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $12,923 and $24,735 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 387 degrees awarded

  2. 303 degrees awarded

  3. 210 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Auburn Hills, MI was Registered Nursing with 387 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

4,437 degrees awarded

$12,923

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Auburn Hills, MI institution with the largest number of graduating students was Oakland University with 4,437 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,718

Degrees Awarded to Men

2,719

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 1,718 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Auburn Hills, MI, which is 0.632 times less than the 2,719 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Auburn Hills, MI by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,445 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    244 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    213 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Auburn Hills, MI were to White students. These 3,445 degrees mean that there were 14.1 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 244 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Auburn Hills, MI was $134,600 in 2017, which is 0.619 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $121,000 to $134,600, a 11.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Auburn Hills, MI is 45.7%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Auburn Hills, MI have an average commute time of 21.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Auburn Hills, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$58,438

Median Household Income

± $2,649

9.24k

Number of Households

± 523

In 2017, the median household income of the 9.24k households in Auburn Hills, MI grew to $58,438 from the previous year's value of $53,686.

The following chart displays the households in Auburn Hills, 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

$134,600

2017 Median

± $9,242

$121,000

2016 Median

± $5,625

In 2017, the median property value in Auburn Hills, MI grew to to $134,600 from the previous year's value of $121,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Auburn Hills, 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 Auburn Hills, MI the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

45.7%

2017 Homeownership

45.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 45.7% of the housing units in Auburn Hills, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 45.2%.

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

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Commute Time

21.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Auburn Hills, MI have a shorter commute time (21.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.8% of the workforce in Auburn Hills, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82%

  2. Carpooled

    10.1%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.19%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Auburn Hills, MI was Drove Alone (82%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.1%) and those who Worked At Home (4.19%).

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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