California-Lexington Park, MD

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Population

110,979

0.275% growth

Median Age

36.5


Median Household Income

$86,508

0.348% decline

Poverty Rate

8.2%


Number of Employees

54,121

0.276% decline

Median Property Value

$291,500

1.49% decline

About

In 2017, California-Lexington Park, MD had a population of 111k people with a median age of 36.5 and a median household income of $86,508. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of California-Lexington Park, MD grew from 110,675 to 110,979, a 0.275% increase and its median household income declined from $86,810 to $86,508, a -0.348% decrease.

The population of California-Lexington Park, MD is 75.1% White Alone, 14.2% Black or African American Alone, and 4.85% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in California-Lexington Park, MD speak a non-English language, and 98.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in California-Lexington Park, MD are St Mary's College of Maryland (555 degrees awarded in 2016) and Blades School of Hair Design (28 degrees).

The median property value in California-Lexington Park, MD is $291,500, and the homeownership rate is 71.9%. Most people in California-Lexington Park, MD commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30.1 minutes. The average car ownership in California-Lexington Park, MD is 2 cars per household.

About the photo: Tributaries of the Chester River, from front to back: West Fork (Langford Creek), East Fork, mainstem Chester River, Corsica River.

Economy

The economy of California-Lexington Park, MD employs 54.1k people. The largest industries in California-Lexington Park, MD are Public Administration (9,769 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (6,922 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (5,149 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($98,203), Public Administration ($94,007), and Manufacturing ($74,414).

Median household income in California-Lexington Park, MD is $86,508. Males in California-Lexington Park, MD have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,332. The income inequality in California-Lexington Park, MD (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$86,508

2017 value

± $3,942

-0.348%

1 Year Growth

± 5.37%

Households in California-Lexington Park, MD have a median annual income of $86,508, 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 $86,810 in 2016, which represents a -0.348% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$77,536

Average Male Salary

± $1,629

$61,332

Average Female Salary

± $1,200

In 2017, full-time male employees in Maryland made 1.26 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. Alaska Native

    $90,993 ± $115,433

  2. Asian

    $68,448 ± $4,004

  3. White

    $67,584 ± $1,364

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Maryland workers was Alaska Native. These workers were paid 1.33 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for California-Lexington Park, MD is from Maryland.

0.461

2017 Wage GINI

0.459

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Maryland was 0.461 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.363% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in Maryland 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)

In 2017, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in California-Lexington Park, MD was Howard County, MD with a value of $111,473, followed by Montgomery County, MD and Calvert County, MD, with respective values of $103,235 and $100,590.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

8.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in California-Lexington Park, MD (8.84k out of 108k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

    5,130 ± 566

  2. Black

    2,822 ± 481

  3. Hispanic

    623 ± 205

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in California-Lexington Park, MD is White, followed by Black 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

54.1k

2017 Value

± 1,773

-0.276%

1 Year decline

± 4.61%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in California-Lexington Park, MD declined at a rate of -0.276%, from 54.3k employees to 54.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in California-Lexington Park, MD, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,873 people), Management Occupations (5,935 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,894 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of California-Lexington Park, MD.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of California-Lexington Park, MD, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,873 people), Management Occupations (5,935 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,894 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, California-Lexington Park, MD has an unusually high number of residents working as Architecture & Engineering Occupations (3.74 times higher than expected), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.29 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.64 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of California-Lexington Park, MD, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($101,241), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($97,750), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($96,292).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

54.1k

2017 Value

± 1,773

-0.276%

1 Year decline

± 4.61%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in California-Lexington Park, MD declined at a rate of -0.276%, from 54.3k employees to 54.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in California-Lexington Park, MD, are Public Administration (9,769 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (6,922 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (5,149 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of California-Lexington Park, MD, though some of these residents may live in California-Lexington Park, MD 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 California-Lexington Park, MD, by number of employees, are Public Administration (9,769 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (6,922 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (5,149 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, California-Lexington Park, MD has an unusually high number of Public Administration (3.87 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.18 times), and Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.9 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in California-Lexington Park, MD, by median earnings, are Utilities ($98,203), Public Administration ($94,007), and Manufacturing ($74,414).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $24.1B

  2. $17.7B

  3. $14.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Maryland product (by dollars) was Textiles/leather with $24.1B, followed by Mixed freight ($17.7B) and Electronics ($14.2B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$180B

2015 Value

$243B

Projected 2045 Value

35.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Maryland trade was $180B. This is expected to increase 35.1% to $243B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $24B

  2. $18.2B

  3. $6.71B

In 2015, the top outbound Maryland domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Virginia with $24B, followed by Pennsylvania with $18.2B and New York and $6.71B.

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

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Health

94.2% of the population of California-Lexington Park, MD has health coverage, with 54% on employee plans, 12.1% on Medicaid, 7.68% on Medicare, 12.7% on non-group plans, and 7.79% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the msa of California-Lexington Park, MD was $8,602 in 2014. This is a 4.27% increase from the previous year ($8,250).

Primary care physicians in California-Lexington Park, MD see 1137 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.977% increase from the previous year (1126 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1321 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 463 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Dorchester County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.8%). Additionally, Somerset County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,137 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Maryland see an average of 1,137 patients per year. This represents a 0.977% increase from the previous year (1,126 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

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

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

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Health Care Spending

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$8,602

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,343

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,677

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,000

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Maryland (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.27%, from $8,250 to $8,602.

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

5.82%

Uninsured

54%

Employer Coverage

12.1%

Medicaid

7.68%

Medicare

12.7%

Non-Group

7.79%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in California-Lexington Park, MD declined by 3.72% from 6.04% to 5.82%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in California-Lexington Park, MD 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. 15.8% prevalence

  2. 13.7% prevalence

  3. 13.4% prevalence

Dorchester County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Maryland, at 15.8%.

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

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Diversity

California-Lexington Park, MD is home to a population of 111k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.5% of California-Lexington Park, MD residents were born outside of the country (4.99k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of California-Lexington Park, MD is composed of 83.3k White Alone residents (75.1%), 15.8k Black or African American Alone residents (14.2%), 5.38k Hispanic or Latino residents (4.85%), 3.15k Two or More Races residents (2.83%), 3.08k Asian Alone residents (2.77%), 178 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.16%), 71 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.064%), and 28 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0252%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in California-Lexington Park, MD are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in California-Lexington Park, MD was 36.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in California-Lexington Park, MD are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all California-Lexington Park, MD residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.5%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

4.99k people

4.36%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

4.82k people

As of 2017, 4.5% of California-Lexington Park, MD residents (4.99k 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 California-Lexington Park, MD was 4.36%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. El Salvador

    107,722 ± 7,985 people

  2. India

    58,285 ± 5,898 people

  3. China

    42,414 ± 5,038 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Maryland was El Salvador, the natal country of 107,722 Maryland residents, followed by India with 58,285 and China with 42,414.

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Citizenship

98.2%

2017 Citizenship

98.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.2% of California-Lexington Park, MD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in California-Lexington Park, MD was 98.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    83.3k ± 43

  2. Black or African American Alone

    15.8k ± 432

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    5.38k ± 485

In 2017, there were 5.29 times more White Alone residents (83.3k people) in California-Lexington Park, MD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 15.8k Black or African American Alone and 5.38k 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 California-Lexington Park, MD 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 California-Lexington Park, MD 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 California-Lexington Park, MD was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of California-Lexington Park, MD 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. Gulf War (2001-)

    3,626 ± 399

  2. Vietnam

    2,513 ± 319

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,909 ± 332

California-Lexington Park, MD has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.44 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in California-Lexington Park, MD awarded 583 degrees. The student population of California-Lexington Park, MD is skewed towards women, with 706 male students and 1,012 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in California-Lexington Park, MD are White (447 and 78%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (39 and 6.81%), Black or African American (38 and 6.63%), and Two or More Races (22 and 3.84%).

The largest universities in California-Lexington Park, MD by number of degrees awarded are St Mary's College of Maryland (555 and 95.2%) and Blades School of Hair Design (28 and 4.8%).

The most popular majors in California-Lexington Park, MD are General Psychology (73 and 12.5%), General Biological Sciences (65 and 11.1%), and General Economics (58 and 9.95%).

The median tuition costs in California-Lexington Park, MD are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $11,418 and $26,566 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 58 degrees awarded

  2. 73 degrees awarded

  3. 65 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in California-Lexington Park, MD was General Economics with 58 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in California-Lexington Park, MD according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 555 degrees awarded

  2. 28 degrees awarded

$11,418

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the California-Lexington Park, MD institution with the largest number of graduating students was St Mary's College of Maryland with 555 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

222

Degrees Awarded to Men

361

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 222 men were awarded degrees from institutions in California-Lexington Park, MD, which is 0.615 times less than the 361 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

    447 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    39 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    38 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in California-Lexington Park, MD were to White students. These 447 degrees mean that there were 11.5 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 39 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in California-Lexington Park, MD was $291,500 in 2017, which is 1.34 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $295,900 to $291,500, a 1.49% decrease. The homeownership rate in California-Lexington Park, MD is 71.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in California-Lexington Park, MD have an average commute time of 30.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in California-Lexington Park, MD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$86,508

Median Household Income

± $3,942

39.3k

Number of Households

± 1,425

In 2017, the median household income of the 39.3k households in California-Lexington Park, MD declined from $86,508 from the previous year's value of $86,810.

The following chart displays the households in California-Lexington Park, MD 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 $100k - $125k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$291,500

2017 Median

± $5,774

$295,900

2016 Median

± $5,444

In 2017, the median property value in California-Lexington Park, MD declined from to $291,500 from the previous year's value of $295,900.

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

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Rent vs Own

71.9%

2017 Homeownership

71.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 71.9% of the housing units in California-Lexington Park, MD were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.9%.

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

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Commute Time

30.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in California-Lexington Park, MD have a longer commute time (30.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 6.79% of the workforce in California-Lexington Park, MD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.6%

  2. Carpooled

    9.42%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.47%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in California-Lexington Park, MD was Drove Alone (82.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.42%) and those who Worked At Home (2.47%).

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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