Mendota Heights, MN

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Population

11,253

0.196% growth

Median Age

50.4


Median Household Income

$107,865

6.9% growth

Poverty Rate

4.34%


Number of Employees

5,885

1.01% growth

Median Property Value

$361,600

2.99% growth

About

In 2017, Mendota Heights, MN had a population of 11.3k people with a median age of 50.4 and a median household income of $107,865. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Mendota Heights, MN grew from 11,231 to 11,253, a 0.196% increase and its median household income grew from $100,903 to $107,865, a 6.9% increase.

The population of Mendota Heights, MN is 90.4% White Alone, 3.92% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.55% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Mendota Heights, MN speak a non-English language, and 98.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Mendota Heights, MN are Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Minneapolis (171 degrees awarded in 2016) and Sanford-Brown College-Mendota Heights (64 degrees).

The median property value in Mendota Heights, MN is $361,600, and the homeownership rate is 87.2%. Most people in Mendota Heights, MN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Mendota Heights, MN is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Mendota Heights, MN employs 5.89k people. The largest industries in Mendota Heights, MN are Health Care & Social Assistance (872 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (793 people), and Educational Services (643 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($107,083), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($107,083), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($87,604).

Median household income in Mendota Heights, MN is $107,865. Males in Mendota Heights, MN have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,870. The income inequality in Mendota Heights, MN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$107,865

2017 value

± $7,817

6.9%

1 Year Growth

± 9.97%

Households in Mendota Heights, MN have a median annual income of $107,865, 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 $100,903 in 2016, which represents a 6.9% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$69,210

Average Male Salary

± $1,573

$52,870

Average Female Salary

± $1,202

In 2017, full-time male employees in Minnesota made 1.31 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. White

    $53,440 ± $951

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $51,343 ± $59,950

  3. Asian

    $50,326 ± $4,235

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Minnesota workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 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 Mendota Heights, MN is from Minnesota.

0.467

2017 Wage GINI

0.466

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.467 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.29% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 606.03

  2. Census Tract 606.04

  3. Census Tract 606.06

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mendota Heights, MN was Census Tract 606.03 with a value of $111,174, followed by Census Tract 606.04 and Census Tract 606.06, with respective values of $103,077 and $99,946.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

4.34% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mendota Heights, MN (488 out of 11.2k 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 75+, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 55 - 64.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    459 ± 123

  2. Black

    16 ± 72

  3. Asian

    9 ± 72

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mendota Heights, MN 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

5.89k

2017 Value

± 359

1.01%

1 Year growth

± 8.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mendota Heights, MN grew at a rate of 1.01%, from 5.83k employees to 5.89k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mendota Heights, MN, are Management Occupations (1,108 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (665 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (638 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mendota Heights, MN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Mendota Heights, MN, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,108 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (665 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (638 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Mendota Heights, MN has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (4.68 times higher than expected), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (2.3 times), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.98 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Mendota Heights, MN, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($126,528), Legal Occupations ($125,417), and Management Occupations ($107,885).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

5.89k

2017 Value

± 359

1.01%

1 Year growth

± 8.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mendota Heights, MN grew at a rate of 1.01%, from 5.83k employees to 5.89k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mendota Heights, MN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (872 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (793 people), and Educational Services (643 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mendota Heights, MN, though some of these residents may live in Mendota Heights, MN 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 Mendota Heights, MN, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (872 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (793 people), and Educational Services (643 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Mendota Heights, MN has an unusually high number of Finance & Insurance (2.05 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.93 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.92 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Mendota Heights, MN, by median earnings, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($107,083), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($107,083), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($87,604).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $23.9B

  2. $22.1B

  3. $19.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota product (by dollars) was Electronics with $23.9B, followed by Cereal grains ($22.1B) and Nonmetal min. prods. ($19.3B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$316B

2015 Value

$484B

Projected 2045 Value

53.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Minnesota trade was $316B. This is expected to increase 53.4% to $484B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $25.5B

  2. $24.3B

  3. $13.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wisconsin with $25.5B, followed by Iowa with $24.3B and Illinois and $13.1B.

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

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Health

97.7% of the population of Mendota Heights, MN has health coverage, with 64.9% on employee plans, 3.05% on Medicaid, 17.3% on Medicare, 12.1% on non-group plans, and 0.302% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Mendota Heights, MN was $8,871 in 2014. This is a 4.8% increase from the previous year ($8,465).

Primary care physicians in Mendota Heights, MN see 1111 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.634% increase from the previous year (1104 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1441 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 468 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.5%). Additionally, Pine County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (37.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,111 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Minnesota see an average of 1,111 patients per year. This represents a 0.634% increase from the previous year (1,104 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%).

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Access and Quality

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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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$8,871

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,603

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,176

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,917

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Minnesota (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.8%, from $8,465 to $8,871.

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

2.25%

Uninsured

64.9%

Employer Coverage

3.05%

Medicaid

17.3%

Medicare

12.1%

Non-Group

0.302%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mendota Heights, MN grew by 31.5% from 1.71% to 2.25%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Mendota Heights, MN 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. 12.5% prevalence

  2. 11.7% prevalence

  3. 11.7% prevalence

Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Minnesota, at 12.5%.

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

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Diversity

Mendota Heights, MN is home to a population of 11.3k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Mendota Heights, MN residents were born outside of the country (562 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Mendota Heights, MN is composed of 10.2k White Alone residents (90.4%), 441 Hispanic or Latino residents (3.92%), 287 Asian Alone residents (2.55%), 126 Two or More Races residents (1.12%), 119 Black or African American Alone residents (1.06%), 87 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.773%), 15 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.133%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Mendota Heights, MN are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

51

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.1

49

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Mendota Heights, MN was 50.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 51, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 49. But people in Mendota Heights, MN are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Mendota Heights, MN residents was 50.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    562 people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Mendota Heights, MN residents (562 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 Mendota Heights, MN 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

    65,949 ± 6,267 people

  2. Somalia

    30,092 ± 4,247 people

  3. India

    29,695 ± 4,219 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Minnesota was Mexico, the natal country of 65,949 Minnesota residents, followed by Somalia with 30,092 and India with 29,695.

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Citizenship

98.5%

2017 Citizenship

98.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.5% of Mendota Heights, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Mendota Heights, MN was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    10.2k ± 267

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    441 ± 203

  3. Asian Alone

    287 ± 104

In 2017, there were 23.1 times more White Alone residents (10.2k people) in Mendota Heights, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 441 Hispanic or Latino and 287 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 Mendota Heights, MN 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 Mendota Heights, MN 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 Mendota Heights, MN was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Mendota Heights, MN 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

    191 ± 67

  2. Korea

    85 ± 40

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    44 ± 32

Mendota Heights, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.25 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Mendota Heights, MN awarded 235 degrees. The student population of Mendota Heights, MN is skewed towards women, with 80 male students and 82 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Mendota Heights, MN are Unknown (117 and 49.8%), followed by White (77 and 32.8%), Black or African American (16 and 6.81%), and Asian (15 and 6.38%).

The largest universities in Mendota Heights, MN by number of degrees awarded are Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Minneapolis (171 and 72.8%) and Sanford-Brown College-Mendota Heights (64 and 27.2%).

The most popular majors in Mendota Heights, MN are Culinary Arts & Chef Training (117 and 49.8%), Baking & Pastry Arts (54 and 23%), and Radio & Television Broadcasting Technology (18 and 7.66%).

The median tuition costs in Mendota Heights, MN are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 63 degrees awarded

  2. 24 degrees awarded

  3. 18 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Mendota Heights, MN was Culinary Arts & Chef Training with 63 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Mendota Heights, MN according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 171 degrees awarded

  2. 64 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Mendota Heights, MN institution with the largest number of graduating students was Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Minneapolis with 171 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

116

Degrees Awarded to Men

119

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 116 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Mendota Heights, MN, which is 0.975 times less than the 119 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Unknown

    117 degrees awarded

  2. White

    77 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    16 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Mendota Heights, MN were to Unknown students. These 117 degrees mean that there were 1.52 times more Unknown students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 77 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mendota Heights, MN was $361,600 in 2017, which is 1.66 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $351,100 to $361,600, a 2.99% increase. The homeownership rate in Mendota Heights, MN is 87.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Mendota Heights, MN have an average commute time of 20.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Mendota Heights, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$107,865

Median Household Income

± $7,817

4.67k

Number of Households

± 302

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.67k households in Mendota Heights, MN grew to $107,865 from the previous year's value of $100,903.

The following chart displays the households in Mendota Heights, MN 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 $200k+ range.

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Housing

Property Value

$361,600

2017 Median

± $11,899

$351,100

2016 Median

± $10,095

In 2017, the median property value in Mendota Heights, MN grew to to $361,600 from the previous year's value of $351,100.

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

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Rent vs Own

87.2%

2017 Homeownership

88%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 87.2% of the housing units in Mendota Heights, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 88%.

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

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Commute Time

20.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mendota Heights, MN have a shorter commute time (20.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.651% of the workforce in Mendota Heights, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.6%

  2. Carpooled

    7.83%

  3. Worked At Home

    7.64%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Mendota Heights, MN was Drove Alone (81.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.83%) and those who Worked At Home (7.64%).

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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