Boone County PUMA, MO

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Population

174,589

1.05% growth

Median Age

30.6


Median Household Income

$52,005

2.35% growth

Poverty Rate

18.7%


Number of Employees

89,106

2.54% growth

Median Property Value

$177,800

3.73% growth

About

In 2017, Boone County PUMA, MO had a population of 175k people with a median age of 30.6 and a median household income of $52,005. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Boone County PUMA, MO grew from 172,773 to 174,589, a 1.05% increase and its median household income grew from $50,813 to $52,005, a 2.35% increase.

The population of Boone County PUMA, MO is 79.5% White Alone, 8.51% Black or African American Alone, and 4.24% Asian Alone. 7.53% of the people in Boone County PUMA, MO speak a non-English language, and 96.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Boone County PUMA, MO are University of Missouri-Columbia (8,902 degrees awarded in 2016), Columbia College (177065) (4,816 degrees), and Stephens College (192 degrees).

The median property value in Boone County PUMA, MO is $177,800, and the homeownership rate is 54.8%. Most people in Boone County PUMA, MO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Boone County PUMA, MO is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Boone County PUMA, MO employs 89.1k people. The largest industries in Boone County PUMA, MO are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (11,350 people), Restaurants & Food Services (7,251 people), and Hospitals (6,225 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($219,160), Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores ($142,021), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($122,683).

Median household income in Boone County PUMA, MO is $52,005. Males in Boone County PUMA, MO have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,431. The income inequality in Boone County PUMA, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.491, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,005

2017 value

± $1,208

2.35%

1 Year Growth

± 2.78%

Households in Boone County PUMA, MO have a median annual income of $52,005, 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 $50,813 in 2016, which represents a 2.35% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$60,055

Average Male Salary

± $8,428

$45,431

Average Female Salary

± $5,390

In 2017, full-time male employees in Boone County PUMA, MO made 1.32 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Boone County PUMA, MO by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $53,738 ± $28,162

  2. Other

    $46,025 ± $30,768

  3. White

    $43,607 ± $4,706

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Boone County PUMA, MO workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.17 times more than Other workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.491

2017 Wage GINI

0.485

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Boone County PUMA, MO was 0.491 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.4% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Boone County PUMA, MO was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Boone County PUMA, MO 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 Boone County PUMA, MO was St. Louis County (Central) PUMA, MO with a value of $97,097, followed by St. Charles County (South) PUMA, MO and Jackson County (South Central) PUMA, MO, with respective values of $90,420 and $86,204.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Boone County PUMA, MO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

18.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Boone County PUMA, MO (31k out of 165k 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

    21,878 ± 1,091

  2. Black

    4,295 ± 599

  3. Asian

    2,134 ± 336

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Boone County PUMA, MO 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

89.1k

2017 Value

2.54%

1 Year growth

± 2.54%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Boone County PUMA, MO grew at a rate of 2.54%, from 86.9k employees to 89.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Boone County PUMA, MO, are Postsecondary teachers (4,650 people), Cashiers (3,060 people), and Registered nurses (2,276 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Boone County PUMA, MO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Boone County PUMA, MO, by number of employees, are Postsecondary teachers (4,650 people), Cashiers (3,060 people), and Registered nurses (2,276 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Boone County PUMA, MO has an unusually high number of residents working as Biological scientists (6.48 times higher than expected), Credit counselors & loan officers (5.3 times), and Other Physical Scientists (5.19 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Boone County PUMA, MO, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($225,434), Chief executives & legislators ($126,040), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($113,176).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

89.1k

2017 Value

2.54%

1 Year growth

± 2.54%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Boone County PUMA, MO grew at a rate of 2.54%, from 86.9k employees to 89.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Boone County PUMA, MO, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (11,350 people), Restaurants & Food Services (7,251 people), and Hospitals (6,225 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Boone County PUMA, MO, though some of these residents may live in Boone County PUMA, MO 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 Boone County PUMA, MO, by number of employees, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (11,350 people), Restaurants & Food Services (7,251 people), and Hospitals (6,225 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Boone County PUMA, MO has an unusually high number of Book stores & news dealers (8.04 times higher than expected), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (4.37 times), and Electric lighting & electrical equipment manufacturing, & other electrical component manufacturing, n.e.c. (4.22 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Boone County PUMA, MO, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($219,160), Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores ($142,021), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($122,683).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.7B

  2. $24B

  3. $22.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Missouri product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $27.7B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($24B) and Mixed freight ($22.8B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$272B

2015 Value

$433B

Projected 2045 Value

59.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Missouri trade was $272B. This is expected to increase 59.4% to $433B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $31.1B

  2. $13.5B

  3. $9.57B

In 2015, the top outbound Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $31.1B, followed by Kansas with $13.5B and Texas and $9.57B.

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

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Health

92% of the population of Boone County PUMA, MO has health coverage, with 61.8% on employee plans, 8.34% on Medicaid, 7.78% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 1.32% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Boone County PUMA, MO was $8,107 in 2014. This is a 3.14% increase from the previous year ($7,860).

Primary care physicians in Boone County PUMA, MO see 1418 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0706% increase from the previous year (1417 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1806 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 588 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Pemiscot County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.2%). Additionally, DeKalb County and Marion County have the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,418 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Missouri see an average of 1,418 patients per year. This represents a 0.0706% increase from the previous year (1,417 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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$8,107

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,354

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,413

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,457

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Missouri (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.14%, from $7,860 to $8,107.

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

8.04%

Uninsured

61.8%

Employer Coverage

8.34%

Medicaid

7.78%

Medicare

12.8%

Non-Group

1.32%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Boone County PUMA, MO stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 8.04%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Boone County PUMA, MO 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. 15.2% prevalence

  2. 14.9% prevalence

  3. 14.8% prevalence

Pemiscot County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Missouri, at 15.2%.

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

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Diversity

Boone County PUMA, MO is home to a population of 175k people, from which 96.2% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Boone County PUMA, MO residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Boone County PUMA, MO is composed of 139k White Alone residents (79.5%), 14.9k Black or African American Alone residents (8.51%), 7.4k Asian Alone residents (4.24%), 7.11k Two or More Races residents (4.07%), 5.73k Hispanic or Latino residents (3.28%), 332 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.19%), 233 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.133%), and 185 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.106%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Boone County PUMA, MO are Spanish (3,167 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (2,324 speakers), and Korean (593 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

30

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.2

37

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Boone County PUMA, MO was 30.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Boone County PUMA, MO are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Boone County PUMA, MO residents was 30.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

6.25%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

10.8k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Boone County PUMA, MO 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 Boone County PUMA, MO was 6.25%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. China

    1,823 ± 1,043 people

  2. India

    1,651 ± 993 people

  3. Canada

    667 ± 633 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Boone County PUMA, MO was China, the natal country of 1,823 Boone County PUMA, MO residents, followed by India with 1,651 and Canada with 667.

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Citizenship

96.2%

2017 Citizenship

95.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.2% of Boone County PUMA, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Boone County PUMA, MO was 95.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    139k ± 131

  2. Black or African American Alone

    14.9k ± 725

  3. Asian Alone

    7.4k ± 505

In 2017, there were 9.34 times more White Alone residents (139k people) in Boone County PUMA, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.9k Black or African American Alone and 7.4k 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 Boone County PUMA, MO as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    3,167 speakers (1.93%)

  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    2,324 speakers (1.42%)

  3. Korean

    593 speakers (0.361%)

7.53% of Boone County PUMA, MO 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 Boone County PUMA, MO was Spanish. 1.93% of the overall population of Boone County PUMA, MO are native Spanish speakers. 1.42% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 0.361% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,329 ± 326

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,836 ± 384

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,212 ± 245

Boone County PUMA, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.81 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Boone County PUMA, MO awarded 14,102 degrees. The student population of Boone County PUMA, MO is skewed towards women, with 22,592 male students and 28,234 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Boone County PUMA, MO are White (10,016 and 74.6%), followed by Black or African American (1,604 and 11.9%), Hispanic or Latino (706 and 5.26%), and Unknown (385 and 2.87%).

The largest universities in Boone County PUMA, MO by number of degrees awarded are University of Missouri-Columbia (8,902 and 63.1%), Columbia College (177065) (4,816 and 34.2%), and Stephens College (192 and 1.36%).

The most popular majors in Boone County PUMA, MO are General Studies (1,697 and 12%), General Business (1,437 and 10.2%), and Journalism (659 and 4.67%).

The median tuition costs in Boone County PUMA, MO are $18,721 for private four year colleges, and $8,286 and $24,660 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 900 degrees awarded

  2. 549 degrees awarded

  3. 527 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Boone County PUMA, MO was General Business with 900 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 8,902 degrees awarded

  2. 4,816 degrees awarded

  3. 192 degrees awarded

$8,286

Median In-State Public

$18,721

Median Private

In 2016, the Boone County PUMA, MO institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Missouri-Columbia with 8,902 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

6,134

Degrees Awarded to Men

7,968

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 6,134 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Boone County PUMA, MO, which is 0.77 times less than the 7,968 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Boone County PUMA, MO by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    10,016 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    1,604 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    706 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Boone County PUMA, MO were to White students. These 10,016 degrees mean that there were 6.24 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,604 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Boone County PUMA, MO was $177,800 in 2017, which is 0.817 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $171,400 to $177,800, a 3.73% increase. The homeownership rate in Boone County PUMA, MO is 54.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Boone County PUMA, MO have an average commute time of 17.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Boone County PUMA, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$52,005

Median Household Income

± $1,208

68.9k

Number of Households

± 1,984

In 2017, the median household income of the 68.9k households in Boone County PUMA, MO grew to $52,005 from the previous year's value of $50,813.

The following chart displays the households in Boone County PUMA, MO 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

$177,800

2017 Median

± $4,015

$171,400

2016 Median

± $3,375

In 2017, the median property value in Boone County PUMA, MO grew to to $177,800 from the previous year's value of $171,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Boone County PUMA, MO 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 Boone County PUMA, MO the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

54.8%

2017 Homeownership

54.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 54.8% of the housing units in Boone County PUMA, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 54.6%.

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

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Commute Time

17.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Boone County PUMA, MO have a shorter commute time (17.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.885% of the workforce in Boone County PUMA, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.7%

  2. Carpooled

    11%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.17%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Boone County PUMA, MO was Drove Alone (77.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (11%) and those who Worked At Home (4.17%).

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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