Cedar City PUMA, UT

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Population

144,942

0.953% growth

Median Age

32.6


Median Household Income

$50,349

4.73% growth

Poverty Rate

16%


Number of Employees

55,861

1.5% growth

Median Property Value

$168,000

3.38% growth

About

In 2017, Cedar City PUMA, UT had a population of 145k people with a median age of 32.6 and a median household income of $50,349. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Cedar City PUMA, UT grew from 143,574 to 144,942, a 0.953% increase and its median household income grew from $48,073 to $50,349, a 4.73% increase.

The population of Cedar City PUMA, UT is 88% White Alone, 7.97% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.57% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone. 8.05% of the people in Cedar City PUMA, UT speak a non-English language, and 97.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Cedar City PUMA, UT are Southern Utah University (1,778 degrees awarded in 2016), Snow College (968 degrees), and Southwest Applied Technology College (291 degrees).

The median property value in Cedar City PUMA, UT is $168,000, and the homeownership rate is 72.8%. Most people in Cedar City PUMA, UT commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17 minutes. The average car ownership in Cedar City PUMA, UT is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Cedar City PUMA, UT employs 55.9k people. The largest industries in Cedar City PUMA, UT are Elementary & secondary schools (4,639 people), Construction (4,281 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,955 people), and the highest paying industries are Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($139,547), Electronic shopping ($90,374), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($87,733).

Median household income in Cedar City PUMA, UT is $50,349. Males in Cedar City PUMA, UT have an average income that is 1.49 times higher than the average income of females, which is $34,125. The income inequality in Cedar City PUMA, UT (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$50,349

2017 value

± $1,235

4.73%

1 Year Growth

± 3.69%

Households in Cedar City PUMA, UT have a median annual income of $50,349, 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 $48,073 in 2016, which represents a 4.73% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$50,714

Average Male Salary

± $6,142

$34,125

Average Female Salary

± $4,557

In 2017, full-time male employees in Cedar City PUMA, UT made 1.49 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $35,409 ± $3,762

  2. Asian

    $31,050 ± $19,291

  3. Other

    $26,370 ± $13,505

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Cedar City PUMA, UT workers was White. These workers were paid 1.14 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.461

2017 Wage GINI

0.458

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Cedar City PUMA, UT was 0.461 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.777% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Cedar City PUMA, UT was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Cedar City PUMA, UT 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 Cedar City PUMA, UT was Draper (Northwest) & Sandy (South) Cities PUMA, UT with a value of $101,307, followed by West Jordan (West), Herriman & South Jordan (West) Cities PUMA, UT and Spanish Fork, Springville, Lehi (Northeast) & Highland Cities PUMA, UT, with respective values of $89,993 and $89,966.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cedar City PUMA, UT (22.5k out of 140k 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 6 - 11.

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

    19,216 ± 957

  2. Hispanic

    2,972 ± 445

  3. Black

    165 ± 151

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Cedar City PUMA, UT is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

55.9k

2017 Value

1.5%

1 Year growth

± 1.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Cedar City PUMA, UT grew at a rate of 1.5%, from 55k employees to 55.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cedar City PUMA, UT, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,865 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,820 people), and Cashiers (1,693 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cedar City PUMA, UT.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Cedar City PUMA, UT, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,865 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,820 people), and Cashiers (1,693 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Cedar City PUMA, UT has an unusually high number of residents working as Cabinetmakers & bench carpenters (10.8 times higher than expected), Power plant operators, distributors, & dispatchers (10.4 times), and Mining machine operators (9.56 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Cedar City PUMA, UT, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($254,738), Lodging managers ($153,033), and Chief executives & legislators ($130,912).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

55.9k

2017 Value

1.5%

1 Year growth

± 1.5%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Cedar City PUMA, UT grew at a rate of 1.5%, from 55k employees to 55.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cedar City PUMA, UT, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,639 people), Construction (4,281 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,955 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cedar City PUMA, UT, though some of these residents may live in Cedar City PUMA, UT 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 Cedar City PUMA, UT, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,639 people), Construction (4,281 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,955 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Cedar City PUMA, UT has an unusually high number of Coal mining (16.3 times higher than expected), Animal production & aquaculture (10.9 times), and Metal ore mining (10.3 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Cedar City PUMA, UT, by average salary, are Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($139,547), Electronic shopping ($90,374), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($87,733).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $13.4B

  2. $12.7B

  3. $12.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Utah product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $13.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($12.7B) and Textiles/leather ($12.6B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$132B

2015 Value

$206B

Projected 2045 Value

56.2% growth

In 2015, total outbound Utah trade was $132B. This is expected to increase 56.2% to $206B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $11.7B

  2. $9.06B

  3. $6.19B

In 2015, the top outbound Utah domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Nevada with $11.7B, followed by California with $9.06B and Colorado and $6.19B.

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

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Health

84.6% of the population of Cedar City PUMA, UT has health coverage, with 47.2% on employee plans, 11.5% on Medicaid, 11.2% on Medicare, 13.3% on non-group plans, and 1.46% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Cedar City PUMA, UT was $5,982 in 2014. This is a 5.73% increase from the previous year ($5,658).

Primary care physicians in Cedar City PUMA, UT see 1742 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.115% increase from the previous year (1740 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1488 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 352 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.4%). Additionally, Tooele County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (31.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,742 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Utah see an average of 1,742 patients per year. This represents a 0.115% increase from the previous year (1,740 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

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

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

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

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Health Care Spending

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$5,982

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,657

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,484

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,084

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Utah (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.73%, from $5,658 to $5,982.

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

15.4%

Uninsured

47.2%

Employer Coverage

11.5%

Medicaid

11.2%

Medicare

13.3%

Non-Group

1.46%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cedar City PUMA, UT stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 15.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Cedar City PUMA, UT 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. 10.4% prevalence

  2. 10.2% prevalence

  3. 10.2% prevalence

Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Utah, at 10.4%.

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

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Diversity

Cedar City PUMA, UT is home to a population of 145k people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Cedar City PUMA, UT residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Cedar City PUMA, UT is composed of 128k White Alone residents (88%), 11.5k Hispanic or Latino residents (7.97%), 2.27k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.57%), 1.89k Two or More Races residents (1.3%), 675 Black or African American Alone residents (0.466%), 631 Asian Alone residents (0.435%), 301 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.208%), and 95 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0655%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Cedar City PUMA, UT are Spanish (8,362 speakers), Navajo (418 speakers), and German (355 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

32

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.2

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Cedar City PUMA, UT was 32.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Cedar City PUMA, UT are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Cedar City PUMA, UT residents was 32.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

3.89%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

5.58k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Cedar City PUMA, UT 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 Cedar City PUMA, UT was 3.89%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,855 ± 1,299 people

  2. England

    248 ± 386 people

  3. Peru

    247 ± 386 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Cedar City PUMA, UT was Mexico, the natal country of 2,855 Cedar City PUMA, UT residents, followed by England with 248 and Peru with 247.

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Citizenship

97.6%

2017 Citizenship

97.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.6% of Cedar City PUMA, UT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Cedar City PUMA, UT was 97.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    128k ± 178

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    11.5k ± 912

  3. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    2.27k ± 197

In 2017, there were 11 times more White Alone residents (128k people) in Cedar City PUMA, UT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.5k Hispanic or Latino and 2.27k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    8,362 speakers (6.24%)

  2. Navajo

    418 speakers (0.312%)

  3. German

    355 speakers (0.265%)

8.05% of Cedar City PUMA, UT 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 Cedar City PUMA, UT was Spanish. 6.24% of the overall population of Cedar City PUMA, UT are native Spanish speakers. 0.312% speak Navajo and 0.265% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,097 ± 293

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,386 ± 230

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    937 ± 170

Cedar City PUMA, UT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Cedar City PUMA, UT awarded 3,062 degrees. The student population of Cedar City PUMA, UT is skewed towards women, with 6,750 male students and 8,451 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Cedar City PUMA, UT are White (2,633 and 87.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (127 and 4.23%), Unknown (106 and 3.53%), and Black or African American (34 and 1.13%).

The largest universities in Cedar City PUMA, UT by number of degrees awarded are Southern Utah University (1,778 and 58.1%), Snow College (968 and 31.6%), and Southwest Applied Technology College (291 and 9.5%).

The most popular majors in Cedar City PUMA, UT are General Studies (936 and 30.6%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (187 and 6.11%), and General Education (143 and 4.67%).

The median tuition costs in Cedar City PUMA, UT are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $4,485 and $15,364 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 31 degrees awarded

  2. 901 degrees awarded

  3. 68 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Cedar City PUMA, UT was General Business with 31 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Cedar City PUMA, UT according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,778 degrees awarded

  2. 968 degrees awarded

  3. 291 degrees awarded

$4,485

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Cedar City PUMA, UT institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southern Utah University with 1,778 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,243

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,819

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 1,243 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Cedar City PUMA, UT, which is 0.683 times less than the 1,819 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

    2,633 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    127 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    106 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Cedar City PUMA, UT were to White students. These 2,633 degrees mean that there were 20.7 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 127 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cedar City PUMA, UT was $168,000 in 2017, which is 0.772 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $162,500 to $168,000, a 3.38% increase. The homeownership rate in Cedar City PUMA, UT is 72.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Cedar City PUMA, UT have an average commute time of 17 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Cedar City PUMA, UT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$50,349

Median Household Income

± $1,235

46.7k

Number of Households

± 1,284

In 2017, the median household income of the 46.7k households in Cedar City PUMA, UT grew to $50,349 from the previous year's value of $48,073.

The following chart displays the households in Cedar City PUMA, UT 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

$168,000

2017 Median

± $2,248

$162,500

2016 Median

± $2,370

In 2017, the median property value in Cedar City PUMA, UT grew to to $168,000 from the previous year's value of $162,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Cedar City PUMA, UT 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 Cedar City PUMA, UT the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

72.8%

2017 Homeownership

72.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 72.8% of the housing units in Cedar City PUMA, UT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.7%.

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

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Commute Time

17 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cedar City PUMA, UT have a shorter commute time (17 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.89% of the workforce in Cedar City PUMA, UT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    76%

  2. Carpooled

    13%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.18%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Cedar City PUMA, UT was Drove Alone (76%), followed by those who Carpooled (13%) and those who Worked At Home (5.18%).

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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