Nodaway County, MO

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Population

22,744

1.22% decline

Median Age

29


Median Household Income

$41,370

3.66% growth

Poverty Rate

22.6%


Number of Employees

11,535

1.69% growth

Median Property Value

$117,800

3.13% decline

About

In 2017, Nodaway County, MO had a population of 22.7k people with a median age of 29 and a median household income of $41,370. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Nodaway County, MO declined from 23,026 to 22,744, a -1.22% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,908 to $41,370, a 3.66% increase.

The population of Nodaway County, MO is 92.8% White Alone, 2.61% Black or African American Alone, and 1.7% Asian Alone. 2.68% of the people in Nodaway County, MO speak a non-English language, and 98.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Nodaway County, MO are Northwest Missouri State University (1,682 degrees awarded in 2016) and Conception Seminary College (15 degrees).

The median property value in Nodaway County, MO is $117,800, and the homeownership rate is 56.1%. Most people in Nodaway County, MO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Nodaway County, MO is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Nodaway County, MO employs 11.5k people. The largest industries in Nodaway County, MO are Educational Services (1,875 people), Manufacturing (1,714 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,472 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($77,813), Transportation & Warehousing ($42,837), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($42,788).

Median household income in Nodaway County, MO is $41,370. Males in Nodaway County, MO have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,527. The income inequality in Nodaway County, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$41,370

2017 value

± $1,806

3.66%

1 Year Growth

± 7.65%

Households in Nodaway County, MO have a median annual income of $41,370, 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 $39,908 in 2016, which represents a 3.66% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,788

Average Male Salary

± $1,357

$43,527

Average Female Salary

± $948

In 2017, full-time male employees in Nodaway County, MO made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Nodaway County, MO 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

    $57,564 ± $7,422

  2. White

    $46,113 ± $833

  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $38,513 ± $18,949

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Nodaway County, MO workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 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 Nodaway County, MO is from Missouri.

0.462

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0515% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in Missouri 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 4702

  2. Census Tract 4705

  3. Census Tract 4701

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Nodaway County, MO was Census Tract 4702 with a value of $53,352, followed by Census Tract 4705 and Census Tract 4701, with respective values of $45,906 and $42,875.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

22.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Nodaway County, MO (4.44k out of 19.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    4,118 ± 406

  2. Hispanic

    146 ± 110

  3. Black

    117 ± 111

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

11.5k

2017 Value

± 752

1.69%

1 Year growth

± 8.65%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Nodaway County, MO grew at a rate of 1.69%, from 11.3k employees to 11.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Nodaway County, MO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,373 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1,325 people), and Management Occupations (1,059 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Nodaway County, MO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Nodaway County, MO, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,373 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1,325 people), and Management Occupations (1,059 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Nodaway County, MO has an unusually high number of residents working as Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.96 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.74 times), and Production Occupations (1.56 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Nodaway County, MO, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($83,438), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($61,250), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($57,375).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

11.5k

2017 Value

± 752

1.69%

1 Year growth

± 8.65%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Nodaway County, MO grew at a rate of 1.69%, from 11.3k employees to 11.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Nodaway County, MO, are Educational Services (1,875 people), Manufacturing (1,714 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,472 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Nodaway County, MO, though some of these residents may live in Nodaway County, MO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Nodaway County, MO, by number of employees, are Educational Services (1,875 people), Manufacturing (1,714 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,472 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Nodaway County, MO has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.95 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.85 times), and Educational Services (1.75 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Nodaway County, MO, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($77,813), Transportation & Warehousing ($42,837), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($42,788).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.7B

  2. $24B

  3. $22.8B

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

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$272B

2015 Value

$433B

Projected 2045 Value

59.4% growth

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

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Missouri trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $31.1B

  2. $13.5B

  3. $9.57B

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

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

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Health

90.8% of the population of Nodaway County, MO has health coverage, with 50.5% on employee plans, 11.8% on Medicaid, 10.2% on Medicare, 16.7% on non-group plans, and 1.6% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Nodaway County, MO see 1901 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.1% increase from the previous year (1775 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2834 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 872 patients per year.

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

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,901 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Nodaway County, MO see an average of 1,901 patients per year. This represents a 7.1% increase from the previous year (1,775 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Nodaway County, MO 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%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

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

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Health Care Spending

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$8,107

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,354

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,413

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,457

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

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

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.2%

Uninsured

50.5%

Employer Coverage

11.8%

Medicaid

10.2%

Medicare

16.7%

Non-Group

1.6%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Nodaway County, MO declined by 16.1% from 11% to 9.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Nodaway County, MO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 15.2% prevalence

  2. 14.9% prevalence

  3. 14.8% prevalence

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

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

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Diversity

Nodaway County, MO is home to a population of 22.7k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.57% of Nodaway County, MO residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Nodaway County, MO is composed of 21.1k White Alone residents (92.8%), 594 Black or African American Alone residents (2.61%), 387 Asian Alone residents (1.7%), 365 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.6%), 166 Two or More Races residents (0.73%), 64 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.281%), 59 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.259%), and 3 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0132%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Nodaway County, MO are Other West Germanic Languages (147 speakers), Spanish or Spanish Creole (118 speakers), and Korean (69 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

29

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

33

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 6.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Nodaway County, MO was 29. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 29, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 33. But people in Nodaway County, MO are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Nodaway County, MO residents was 29.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.57%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.3%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 2.57% of Nodaway County, MO residents 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 Nodaway County, MO was 2.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    41,972 ± 5,012 people

  2. India

    19,111 ± 3,389 people

  3. China

    16,010 ± 3,102 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Nodaway County, MO was Mexico, the natal country of 41,972 Nodaway County, MO residents, followed by India with 19,111 and China with 16,010.

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Citizenship

98.2%

2017 Citizenship

98.4%

2016 Citizenship

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

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    21.1k ± 4

  2. Black or African American Alone

    594 ± 78

  3. Asian Alone

    387 ± 29

In 2017, there were 35.5 times more White Alone residents (21.1k people) in Nodaway County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 594 Black or African American Alone and 387 Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Nodaway County, MO as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Other West Germanic Languages

    147 speakers (0.665%)

  2. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    118 speakers (0.534%)

  3. Korean

    69 speakers (0.312%)

2.68% of Nodaway County, MO citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Nodaway County, MO was Other West Germanic Languages. 0.665% of the overall population of Nodaway County, MO are native Other West Germanic Languages speakers. 0.534% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole and 0.312% speak Other West Germanic Languages, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    409 ± 90

  2. Korea

    202 ± 59

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    118 ± 55

Nodaway County, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.02 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Nodaway County, MO awarded 1,697 degrees. The student population of Nodaway County, MO is skewed towards women, with 3,005 male students and 3,616 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Nodaway County, MO are White (1,206 and 89.5%), followed by Black or African American (49 and 3.64%), Hispanic or Latino (34 and 2.52%), and Two or More Races (29 and 2.15%).

The largest universities in Nodaway County, MO by number of degrees awarded are Northwest Missouri State University (1,682 and 99.1%) and Conception Seminary College (15 and 0.884%).

The most popular majors in Nodaway County, MO are Computer Science (292 and 17.2%), General Business Administration & Management (155 and 9.13%), and Elementary Education & Teaching (113 and 6.66%).

The median tuition costs in Nodaway County, MO are $20,506 for private four year colleges, and $4,335 and $9,391 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 77 degrees awarded

  2. 113 degrees awarded

  3. 96 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Nodaway County, MO was General Psychology with 77 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,682 degrees awarded

  2. 15 degrees awarded

$4,335

Median In-State Public

$20,506

Median Private

In 2016, the Nodaway County, MO institution with the largest number of graduating students was Northwest Missouri State University with 1,682 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

806

Degrees Awarded to Men

891

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 806 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Nodaway County, MO, which is 0.905 times less than the 891 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

    1,206 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    49 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    34 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Nodaway County, MO were to White students. These 1,206 degrees mean that there were 24.6 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 49 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Nodaway County, MO was $117,800 in 2017, which is 0.541 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $121,600 to $117,800, a 3.13% decrease. The homeownership rate in Nodaway County, MO is 56.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Nodaway County, MO have an average commute time of 15.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Nodaway County, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$41,370

Median Household Income

± $1,806

8.49k

Number of Households

± 598

In 2017, the median household income of the 8.49k households in Nodaway County, MO grew to $41,370 from the previous year's value of $39,908.

The following chart displays the households in Nodaway County, MO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$117,800

2017 Median

± $8,401

$121,600

2016 Median

± $7,132

In 2017, the median property value in Nodaway County, MO declined from to $117,800 from the previous year's value of $121,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Nodaway County, MO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Nodaway County, MO the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

56.1%

2017 Homeownership

55.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 56.1% of the housing units in Nodaway County, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 55.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Nodaway County, MO compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Nodaway County, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Nodaway County, MO have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

15.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Nodaway County, MO have a shorter commute time (15.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.58% of the workforce in Nodaway County, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79%

  2. Carpooled

    10.1%

  3. Walked

    6.22%

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

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