Emporia City PUMA, KS

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Population

106,902

0.686% decline

Median Age

40.8


Median Household Income

$46,287

4.51% growth

Poverty Rate

15.1%


Number of Employees

47,972

0.419% growth

Median Property Value

$85,800

3% growth

About

In 2017, Emporia City PUMA, KS had a population of 107k people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $46,287. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Emporia City PUMA, KS declined from 107,640 to 106,902, a -0.686% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,288 to $46,287, a 4.51% increase.

The population of Emporia City PUMA, KS is 84.4% White Alone, 9.17% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.93% Two or More Races. 7.69% of the people in Emporia City PUMA, KS speak a non-English language, and 97.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Emporia City PUMA, KS are Emporia State University (1,507 degrees awarded in 2016), Southwestern College (155900) (646 degrees), and Flint Hills Technical College (422 degrees).

The median property value in Emporia City PUMA, KS is $85,800, and the homeownership rate is 69.9%. Most people in Emporia City PUMA, KS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Emporia City PUMA, KS is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Emporia City PUMA, KS employs 48k people. The largest industries in Emporia City PUMA, KS are Elementary & secondary schools (4,041 people), Construction (3,161 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,540 people), and the highest paying industries are Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($175,826), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($92,281), and Aerospace products & parts manufacturing ($91,295).

Median household income in Emporia City PUMA, KS is $46,287. Males in Emporia City PUMA, KS have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $35,309. The income inequality in Emporia City PUMA, KS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.434, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$46,287

2017 value

± $1,052

4.51%

1 Year Growth

± 3.33%

Households in Emporia City PUMA, KS have a median annual income of $46,287, 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 $44,288 in 2016, which represents a 4.51% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$49,432

Average Male Salary

± $7,400

$35,309

Average Female Salary

± $5,203

In 2017, full-time male employees in Emporia City PUMA, KS made 1.4 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $37,035 ± $4,427

  2. Asian

    $29,229 ± $22,577

  3. Other

    $28,659 ± $20,346

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Emporia City PUMA, KS workers was White. These workers were paid 1.27 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.434

2017 Wage GINI

0.436

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Emporia City PUMA, KS was 0.434 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.442% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

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

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Emporia City PUMA, KS was Blue Valley Region PUMA, KS with a value of $105,892, followed by Shawnee, Lenexa & De Soto Cities PUMA, KS and Olathe, Gardner, Spring Hill & Edgerton Cities PUMA, KS, with respective values of $88,002 and $82,992.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Emporia City PUMA, KS colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Emporia City PUMA, KS (15.4k out of 102k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    13,659 ± 627

  2. Hispanic

    1,954 ± 279

  3. Black

    320 ± 163

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Emporia City PUMA, KS 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

48k

2017 Value

0.419%

1 Year growth

± 0.419%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Emporia City PUMA, KS grew at a rate of 0.419%, from 47.8k employees to 48k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Emporia City PUMA, KS, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,551 people), Cashiers (1,511 people), and Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,478 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Emporia City PUMA, KS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Emporia City PUMA, KS, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,551 people), Cashiers (1,511 people), and Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,478 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Emporia City PUMA, KS has an unusually high number of residents working as Millwrights (10.5 times higher than expected), Pumping station operators (9.68 times), and Power plant operators, distributors, & dispatchers (6.85 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Emporia City PUMA, KS, by average salary, are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($137,526), Designers ($128,904), and Power plant operators, distributors, & dispatchers ($109,042).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

48k

2017 Value

0.419%

1 Year growth

± 0.419%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Emporia City PUMA, KS grew at a rate of 0.419%, from 47.8k employees to 48k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Emporia City PUMA, KS, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,041 people), Construction (3,161 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,540 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Emporia City PUMA, KS, though some of these residents may live in Emporia City PUMA, KS 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 Emporia City PUMA, KS, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,041 people), Construction (3,161 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,540 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Emporia City PUMA, KS has an unusually high number of Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers (16.3 times higher than expected), Animal food, grain & oilseed milling (10.2 times), and Agricultural implement manufacturing (9.94 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Emporia City PUMA, KS, by average salary, are Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($175,826), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($92,281), and Aerospace products & parts manufacturing ($91,295).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.8B

  2. $24.1B

  3. $22B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $27.8B, followed by Cereal grains ($24.1B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($22B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$245B

2015 Value

$357B

Projected 2045 Value

46.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Kansas trade was $245B. This is expected to increase 46.1% to $357B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $25.9B

  2. $18.4B

  3. $17.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $25.9B, followed by Texas with $18.4B and Nebraska and $17.7B.

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

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Health

88.4% of the population of Emporia City PUMA, KS has health coverage, with 46.3% on employee plans, 12.2% on Medicaid, 14.4% on Medicare, 13.4% on non-group plans, and 2.02% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Emporia City PUMA, KS was $7,651 in 2014. This is a 2.99% increase from the previous year ($7,429).

Primary care physicians in Emporia City PUMA, KS see 1320 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.975% decrease from the previous year (1333 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1764 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 556 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Morris County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,320 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Kansas see an average of 1,320 patients per year. This represents a 0.975% decrease from the previous year (1,333 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

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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$7,651

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,855

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,736

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,126

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Kansas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.99%, from $7,429 to $7,651.

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

11.6%

Uninsured

46.3%

Employer Coverage

12.2%

Medicaid

14.4%

Medicare

13.4%

Non-Group

2.02%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Emporia City PUMA, KS stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 11.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Emporia City PUMA, KS 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. 14.2% prevalence

  3. 14% prevalence

Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Kansas, at 14.5%.

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

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Diversity

Emporia City PUMA, KS is home to a population of 107k people, from which 97.4% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Emporia City PUMA, KS residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Emporia City PUMA, KS is composed of 90.2k White Alone residents (84.4%), 9.81k Hispanic or Latino residents (9.17%), 3.13k Two or More Races residents (2.93%), 1.54k Black or African American Alone residents (1.44%), 1.39k Asian Alone residents (1.3%), 784 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.733%), 6 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.00561%), and 5 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.00468%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Emporia City PUMA, KS are Spanish (5,805 speakers), Thai, Lao, or Other Tai-Kadai Languages (379 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (327 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Emporia City PUMA, KS was 40.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Emporia City PUMA, KS are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Emporia City PUMA, KS residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

3.9%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

4.2k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Emporia City PUMA, KS residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Emporia City PUMA, KS was 3.9%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    1,990 ± 1,085 people

  2. Ecuador

    394 ± 486 people

  3. China

    229 ± 371 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Emporia City PUMA, KS was Mexico, the natal country of 1,990 Emporia City PUMA, KS residents, followed by Ecuador with 394 and China with 229.

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Citizenship

97.4%

2017 Citizenship

97.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.4% of Emporia City PUMA, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Emporia City PUMA, KS was 97.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    90.2k ± 345

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    9.81k ± 667

  3. Two or More Races

    3.13k ± 292

In 2017, there were 9.2 times more White Alone residents (90.2k people) in Emporia City PUMA, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.81k Hispanic or Latino and 3.13k Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Emporia City PUMA, KS as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    5,805 speakers (5.75%)

  2. Thai, Lao, or Other Tai-Kadai Languages

    379 speakers (0.375%)

  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    327 speakers (0.324%)

7.69% of Emporia City PUMA, KS citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Emporia City PUMA, KS was Spanish. 5.75% of the overall population of Emporia City PUMA, KS are native Spanish speakers. 0.375% speak Thai, Lao, or Other Tai-Kadai Languages and 0.324% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,016 ± 217

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,066 ± 179

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    790 ± 135

Emporia City PUMA, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.83 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Emporia City PUMA, KS awarded 2,752 degrees. The student population of Emporia City PUMA, KS is skewed towards women, with 3,860 male students and 5,241 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Emporia City PUMA, KS are White (1,948 and 75.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (234 and 9.03%), Black or African American (157 and 6.06%), and Unknown (115 and 4.44%).

The largest universities in Emporia City PUMA, KS by number of degrees awarded are Emporia State University (1,507 and 54.8%), Southwestern College (155900) (646 and 23.5%), and Flint Hills Technical College (422 and 15.3%).

The most popular majors in Emporia City PUMA, KS are General Business Administration & Management (182 and 6.61%), Elementary Education & Teaching (152 and 5.52%), and Library & Information Science (141 and 5.12%).

The median tuition costs in Emporia City PUMA, KS are $26,400 for private four year colleges, and $4,893 and $18,106 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 152 degrees awarded

  2. 116 degrees awarded

  3. 68 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Emporia City PUMA, KS was Elementary Education & Teaching with 152 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Emporia City PUMA, KS according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,507 degrees awarded

  2. 646 degrees awarded

  3. 422 degrees awarded

$4,893

Median In-State Public

$26,400

Median Private

In 2016, the Emporia City PUMA, KS institution with the largest number of graduating students was Emporia State University with 1,507 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,168

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,584

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 1,168 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Emporia City PUMA, KS, which is 0.737 times less than the 1,584 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

    1,948 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    234 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    157 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Emporia City PUMA, KS were to White students. These 1,948 degrees mean that there were 8.32 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 234 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Emporia City PUMA, KS was $85,800 in 2017, which is 0.394 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $83,300 to $85,800, a 3% increase. The homeownership rate in Emporia City PUMA, KS is 69.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Emporia City PUMA, KS have an average commute time of 18.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Emporia City PUMA, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$46,287

Median Household Income

± $1,052

43.9k

Number of Households

± 1,040

In 2017, the median household income of the 43.9k households in Emporia City PUMA, KS grew to $46,287 from the previous year's value of $44,288.

The following chart displays the households in Emporia City PUMA, KS 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

$85,800

2017 Median

± $1,771

$83,300

2016 Median

± $1,461

In 2017, the median property value in Emporia City PUMA, KS grew to to $85,800 from the previous year's value of $83,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Emporia City PUMA, KS 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 Emporia City PUMA, KS the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Emporia City PUMA, KS distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Emporia City PUMA, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

69.9%

2017 Homeownership

70.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 69.9% of the housing units in Emporia City PUMA, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.6%.

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

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Commute Time

18.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Emporia City PUMA, KS have a shorter commute time (18.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.19% of the workforce in Emporia City PUMA, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.6%

  2. Carpooled

    11%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.45%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Emporia City PUMA, KS was Drove Alone (78.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (11%) and those who Worked At Home (4.45%).

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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