Ann Arbor, MI

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Population

119,303

1.03% growth

Median Age

27.5


Median Household Income

$61,247

6.15% growth

Poverty Rate

22.1%


Number of Employees

61,445

2.97% growth

Median Property Value

$271,600

8.55% growth

About

In 2017, Ann Arbor, MI had a population of 119k people with a median age of 27.5 and a median household income of $61,247. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Ann Arbor, MI grew from 118,087 to 119,303, a 1.03% increase and its median household income grew from $57,697 to $61,247, a 6.15% increase.

The population of Ann Arbor, MI is 68.6% White Alone, 15.9% Asian Alone, and 6.89% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Ann Arbor, MI speak a non-English language, and 88.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Ann Arbor, MI are University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (14,000 degrees awarded in 2016) and Concordia University-Ann Arbor (111 degrees).

The median property value in Ann Arbor, MI is $271,600, and the homeownership rate is 45.9%. Most people in Ann Arbor, MI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Ann Arbor, MI is 2 cars per household.

About the photo: ​Gallup Park is a 69-acre park and is Ann Arbor’s most popular recreation area. It is located along the Huron River and Geddes Pond with scenic walkways that traverse small islands with bucolic pedestrian bridges.

Economy

The economy of Ann Arbor, MI employs 61.4k people. The largest industries in Ann Arbor, MI are Educational Services (20,095 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (9,377 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (6,416 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($78,958), Manufacturing ($67,681), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($61,008).

Median household income in Ann Arbor, MI is $61,247. Males in Ann Arbor, 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 Ann Arbor, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$61,247

2017 value

± $1,780

6.15%

1 Year Growth

± 4.32%

Households in Ann Arbor, MI have a median annual income of $61,247, 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 $57,697 in 2016, which represents a 6.15% 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 Ann Arbor, 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 4053

  2. Census Tract 4031

  3. Census Tract 4530

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Ann Arbor, MI was Census Tract 4053 with a value of $175,000, followed by Census Tract 4031 and Census Tract 4530, with respective values of $159,750 and $134,485.

The following map shows all of the places in Ann Arbor, MI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

22.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ann Arbor, MI (24k out of 108k 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 Males 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

    15,548 ± 990

  2. Asian

    5,279 ± 441

  3. Black

    2,007 ± 349

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Ann Arbor, 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

61.4k

2017 Value

± 1,524

2.97%

1 Year growth

± 3.47%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Ann Arbor, MI grew at a rate of 2.97%, from 59.7k employees to 61.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ann Arbor, MI, are Education, Training, & Library Occupations (11,326 people), Management Occupations (6,512 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,411 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ann Arbor, MI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Ann Arbor, MI, by number of employees, are Education, Training, & Library Occupations (11,326 people), Management Occupations (6,512 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,411 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Ann Arbor, MI has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (5.15 times higher than expected), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (3.05 times), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations (2.66 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Ann Arbor, MI, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($73,180), Legal Occupations ($71,000), and Management Occupations ($70,740).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

61.4k

2017 Value

± 1,524

2.97%

1 Year growth

± 3.47%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Ann Arbor, MI grew at a rate of 2.97%, from 59.7k employees to 61.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ann Arbor, MI, are Educational Services (20,095 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (9,377 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (6,416 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ann Arbor, MI, though some of these residents may live in Ann Arbor, 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 Ann Arbor, MI, by number of employees, are Educational Services (20,095 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (9,377 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (6,416 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Ann Arbor, MI has an unusually high number of Educational Services (3.53 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.71 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.49 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Ann Arbor, MI, by median earnings, are Utilities ($78,958), Manufacturing ($67,681), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($61,008).

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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

96.5% of the population of Ann Arbor, MI has health coverage, with 65.3% on employee plans, 6.71% on Medicaid, 8.28% on Medicare, 15.8% on non-group plans, and 0.422% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Ann Arbor, 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).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Michigan in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,055

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

3.46%

Uninsured

65.3%

Employer Coverage

6.71%

Medicaid

8.28%

Medicare

15.8%

Non-Group

0.422%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ann Arbor, MI declined by 19.6% from 4.3% to 3.46%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Ann Arbor, 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

Ann Arbor, MI is home to a population of 119k people, from which 88.4% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Ann Arbor, MI residents were born outside of the country (22.2k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Ann Arbor, MI is composed of 81.9k White Alone residents (68.6%), 18.9k Asian Alone residents (15.9%), 8.22k Black or African American Alone residents (6.89%), 5.23k Hispanic or Latino residents (4.38%), 4.57k Two or More Races residents (3.83%), 240 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.201%), 218 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.183%), and 28 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0235%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Ann Arbor, MI are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

26

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

33

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Ann Arbor, MI was 27.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 26, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 33. But people in Ann Arbor, MI are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Ann Arbor, MI residents was 28.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    22.2k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Ann Arbor, MI residents (22.2k 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 Ann Arbor, 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

88.4%

2017 Citizenship

88.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 88.4% of Ann Arbor, MI residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Ann Arbor, MI was 88.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    81.9k ± 957

  2. Asian Alone

    18.9k ± 756

  3. Black or African American Alone

    8.22k ± 661

In 2017, there were 4.32 times more White Alone residents (81.9k people) in Ann Arbor, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.9k Asian Alone and 8.22k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Ann Arbor, 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 Ann Arbor, 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 Ann Arbor, MI was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Ann Arbor, 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

    998 ± 196

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    444 ± 119

  3. World War II

    357 ± 123

Ann Arbor, MI 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 Ann Arbor, MI awarded 14,111 degrees. The student population of Ann Arbor, MI is skewed towards men, with 23,382 male students and 22,382 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Ann Arbor, MI are White (7,754 and 66.2%), followed by Asian (1,512 and 12.9%), Unknown (910 and 7.77%), and Hispanic or Latino (579 and 4.95%).

The largest universities in Ann Arbor, MI by number of degrees awarded are University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (14,000 and 99.2%) and Concordia University-Ann Arbor (111 and 0.787%).

The most popular majors in Ann Arbor, MI are General Business Administration & Management (1,301 and 9.22%), General Economics (544 and 3.86%), and Mechanical Engineering (508 and 3.6%).

The median tuition costs in Ann Arbor, MI are $27,640 for private four year colleges, and $14,982 and $46,676 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 508 degrees awarded

  2. 506 degrees awarded

  3. 481 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Ann Arbor, MI was General Business Administration & Management with 508 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 14,000 degrees awarded

  2. 111 degrees awarded

$14,982

Median In-State Public

$27,640

Median Private

In 2016, the Ann Arbor, MI institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Michigan-Ann Arbor with 14,000 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

7,295

Degrees Awarded to Men

6,816

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 7,295 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Ann Arbor, MI, which is 1.07 times more than the 6,816 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Ann Arbor, MI by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    7,754 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    1,512 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    910 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Ann Arbor, MI were to White students. These 7,754 degrees mean that there were 5.13 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 1,512 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ann Arbor, MI was $271,600 in 2017, which is 1.25 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $250,200 to $271,600, a 8.55% increase. The homeownership rate in Ann Arbor, MI is 45.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Ann Arbor, MI have an average commute time of 18.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Ann Arbor, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$61,247

Median Household Income

± $1,780

47.5k

Number of Households

± 1,299

In 2017, the median household income of the 47.5k households in Ann Arbor, MI grew to $61,247 from the previous year's value of $57,697.

The following chart displays the households in Ann Arbor, 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

$271,600

2017 Median

± $5,191

$250,200

2016 Median

± $5,546

In 2017, the median property value in Ann Arbor, MI grew to to $271,600 from the previous year's value of $250,200.

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

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Rent vs Own

45.9%

2017 Homeownership

45%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 45.9% of the housing units in Ann Arbor, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 45%.

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

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Commute Time

18.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ann Arbor, MI have a shorter commute time (18.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.938% of the workforce in Ann Arbor, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    54.2%

  2. Walked

    15.3%

  3. Public Transit

    11%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Ann Arbor, MI was Drove Alone (54.2%), followed by those who Walked (15.3%) and those who Public Transit (11%).

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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