Baldwin County, GA

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Population

45,527

0.613% decline

Median Age

35.1


Median Household Income

$37,008

6.97% growth

Poverty Rate

27.8%


Number of Employees

17,647

2.93% growth

Median Property Value

$108,800

4.92% growth

About

In 2017, Baldwin County, GA had a population of 45.5k people with a median age of 35.1 and a median household income of $37,008. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Baldwin County, GA declined from 45,808 to 45,527, a -0.613% decrease and its median household income grew from $34,595 to $37,008, a 6.97% increase.

The population of Baldwin County, GA is 52.9% White Alone, 41.4% Black or African American Alone, and 2.19% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Baldwin County, GA speak a non-English language, and 98.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Baldwin County, GA are Georgia Military College (1,790 degrees awarded in 2016) and Georgia College and State University (1,623 degrees).

The median property value in Baldwin County, GA is $108,800, and the homeownership rate is 55.1%. Most people in Baldwin County, GA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Baldwin County, GA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Baldwin County, GA employs 17.6k people. The largest industries in Baldwin County, GA are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,755 people), Educational Services (2,667 people), and Retail Trade (2,036 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($60,417), Utilities ($51,442), and Wholesale Trade ($50,563).

Median household income in Baldwin County, GA is $37,008. Males in Baldwin County, GA have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,261. The income inequality in Baldwin County, GA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$37,008

2017 value

± $2,546

6.97%

1 Year Growth

± 10.6%

Households in Baldwin County, GA have a median annual income of $37,008, 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 $34,595 in 2016, which represents a 6.97% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$62,744

Average Male Salary

± $1,190

$46,261

Average Female Salary

± $830

In 2017, full-time male employees in Georgia made 1.36 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Georgia by number of full-time 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

    $58,486 ± $3,787

  2. White

    $53,819 ± $950

  3. Two or More Races

    $43,415 ± $4,855

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Georgia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.09 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Baldwin County, GA is from Georgia.

0.478

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.233% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in Georgia 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 9703

  2. Census Tract 9701

  3. Census Tract 9702

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Baldwin County, GA was Census Tract 9703 with a value of $54,407, followed by Census Tract 9701 and Census Tract 9702, with respective values of $43,173 and $35,286.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Baldwin County, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

27.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Baldwin County, GA (11.6k out of 41.8k 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. Black

    5,844 ± 583

  2. White

    5,070 ± 515

  3. Hispanic

    368 ± 178

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Baldwin County, GA is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

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

17.6k

2017 Value

± 1,110

2.93%

1 Year growth

± 8.61%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Baldwin County, GA grew at a rate of 2.93%, from 17.1k employees to 17.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Baldwin County, GA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,916 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,649 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1,430 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Baldwin County, GA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Baldwin County, GA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,916 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,649 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1,430 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Baldwin County, GA has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (5.47 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.04 times), and Healthcare Support Occupations (1.76 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Baldwin County, GA, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($110,476), Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($54,132), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($51,646).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

17.6k

2017 Value

± 1,110

2.93%

1 Year growth

± 8.61%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Baldwin County, GA grew at a rate of 2.93%, from 17.1k employees to 17.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Baldwin County, GA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,755 people), Educational Services (2,667 people), and Retail Trade (2,036 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Baldwin County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Baldwin County, GA 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 Baldwin County, GA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,755 people), Educational Services (2,667 people), and Retail Trade (2,036 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Baldwin County, GA has an unusually high number of Public Administration (2.34 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1.81 times), and Educational Services (1.63 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Baldwin County, GA, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($60,417), Utilities ($51,442), and Wholesale Trade ($50,563).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $48.1B

  2. $38B

  3. $30.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $48.1B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($38B) and Electronics ($30.6B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$430B

2015 Value

$628B

Projected 2045 Value

46.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Georgia trade was $430B. This is expected to increase 46.1% to $628B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $39.4B

  2. $25.3B

  3. $20.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Georgia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Florida with $39.4B, followed by South Carolina with $25.3B and North Carolina and $20.5B.

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

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Health

87.6% of the population of Baldwin County, GA has health coverage, with 48.6% on employee plans, 15.8% on Medicaid, 10.7% on Medicare, 11.2% on non-group plans, and 1.2% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Baldwin County, GA was $6,587 in 2014. This is a 5.41% increase from the previous year ($6,249).

Primary care physicians in Baldwin County, GA see 1894 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.25% increase from the previous year (1766 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2508 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 792 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.2%). Additionally, Rockdale County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,894 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Baldwin County, GA see an average of 1,894 patients per year. This represents a 7.25% increase from the previous year (1,766 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Baldwin County, GA 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

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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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$6,587

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,406

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,199

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,429

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Georgia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.41%, from $6,249 to $6,587.

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

12.4%

Uninsured

48.6%

Employer Coverage

15.8%

Medicaid

10.7%

Medicare

11.2%

Non-Group

1.2%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Baldwin County, GA declined by 4.85% from 13% to 12.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Baldwin County, GA 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. 18.2% prevalence

  2. 17.3% prevalence

  3. 16.9% prevalence

Quitman County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Georgia, at 18.2%.

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

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Diversity

Baldwin County, GA is home to a population of 45.5k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.36% of Baldwin County, GA residents were born outside of the country (1.07k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Baldwin County, GA is composed of 24.1k White Alone residents (52.9%), 18.9k Black or African American Alone residents (41.4%), 999 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.19%), 726 Two or More Races residents (1.59%), 687 Asian Alone residents (1.51%), 117 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.257%), 70 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.154%), and 7 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0154%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Baldwin County, GA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 4.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Baldwin County, GA was 35.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Baldwin County, GA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Baldwin County, GA residents was 34.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.36%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.07k people

2.55%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.17k people

As of 2017, 2.36% of Baldwin County, GA residents (1.07k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Baldwin County, GA was 2.55%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    264,376 ± 12,459 people

  2. India

    85,239 ± 7,138 people

  3. Korea

    45,011 ± 5,197 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Georgia was Mexico, the natal country of 264,376 Georgia residents, followed by India with 85,239 and Korea with 45,011.

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Citizenship

98.5%

2017 Citizenship

98.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.5% of Baldwin County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Baldwin County, GA was 98.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    24.1k ± 27

  2. Black or African American Alone

    18.9k ± 307

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    999 ± 308

In 2017, there were 1.28 times more White Alone residents (24.1k people) in Baldwin County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.9k Black or African American Alone and 999 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Baldwin County, GA 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 Baldwin County, GA 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 Baldwin County, GA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Baldwin County, GA 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

    928 ± 193

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    437 ± 196

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    346 ± 148

Baldwin County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.12 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Baldwin County, GA awarded 3,413 degrees. The student population of Baldwin County, GA is skewed towards women, with 5,897 male students and 9,252 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Baldwin County, GA are White (2,119 and 62.7%), followed by Black or African American (857 and 25.3%), Hispanic or Latino (179 and 5.29%), and Unknown (103 and 3.05%).

The largest universities in Baldwin County, GA by number of degrees awarded are Georgia Military College (1,790 and 52.4%) and Georgia College and State University (1,623 and 47.6%).

The most popular majors in Baldwin County, GA are General Studies (436 and 12.8%), General Business (378 and 11.1%), and Pre-Nursing Studies (294 and 8.61%).

The median tuition costs in Baldwin County, GA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $6,313 and $15,487 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 294 degrees awarded

  2. 436 degrees awarded

  3. 314 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Baldwin County, GA was Pre-Nursing Studies with 294 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Baldwin County, GA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,790 degrees awarded

  2. 1,623 degrees awarded

$6,313

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Baldwin County, GA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Georgia Military College with 1,790 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,272

Degrees Awarded to Men

2,141

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 1,272 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Baldwin County, GA, which is 0.594 times less than the 2,141 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

    2,119 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    857 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    179 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Baldwin County, GA were to White students. These 2,119 degrees mean that there were 2.47 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 857 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Baldwin County, GA was $108,800 in 2017, which is 0.5 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $103,700 to $108,800, a 4.92% increase. The homeownership rate in Baldwin County, GA is 55.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Baldwin County, GA have an average commute time of 21.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Baldwin County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$37,008

Median Household Income

± $2,546

16.3k

Number of Households

± 974

In 2017, the median household income of the 16.3k households in Baldwin County, GA grew to $37,008 from the previous year's value of $34,595.

The following chart displays the households in Baldwin County, GA 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 < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$108,800

2017 Median

± $8,550

$103,700

2016 Median

± $9,304

In 2017, the median property value in Baldwin County, GA grew to to $108,800 from the previous year's value of $103,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Baldwin County, GA 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 Baldwin County, GA the largest share of households have a property value in the $125k - $150k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Baldwin County, GA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Baldwin County, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

55.1%

2017 Homeownership

53.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 55.1% of the housing units in Baldwin County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 53.8%.

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

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Commute Time

21.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Baldwin County, GA have a shorter commute time (21.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.93% of the workforce in Baldwin County, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85.2%

  2. Carpooled

    8.82%

  3. Walked

    2.54%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Baldwin County, GA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Walked.

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