Twin Falls, ID

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Population

47,340

1.54% growth

Median Age

32.7


Median Household Income

$46,283

4.36% growth

Poverty Rate

15.7%


Number of Employees

23,284

4.44% growth

Median Property Value

$148,600

3.63% growth

About

In 2017, Twin Falls, ID had a population of 47.3k people with a median age of 32.7 and a median household income of $46,283. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Twin Falls, ID grew from 46,623 to 47,340, a 1.54% increase and its median household income grew from $44,351 to $46,283, a 4.36% increase.

The population of Twin Falls, ID is 78% White Alone, 16.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.6% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Twin Falls, ID speak a non-English language, and 93.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Twin Falls, ID are College of Southern Idaho (1,167 degrees awarded in 2016), Aveda Institute-Twin Falls (26 degrees), and D & L Academy of Hair Design (21 degrees).

The median property value in Twin Falls, ID is $148,600, and the homeownership rate is 61.8%. Most people in Twin Falls, ID commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Twin Falls, ID is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Twin Falls, ID employs 23.3k people. The largest industries in Twin Falls, ID are Retail Trade (3,838 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,298 people), and Manufacturing (2,600 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($50,991), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,472), and Utilities ($46,583).

Median household income in Twin Falls, ID is $46,283. Males in Twin Falls, ID have an average income that is 1.45 times higher than the average income of females, which is $37,730. The income inequality in Twin Falls, ID (measured using the Gini index) is 0.464, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$46,283

2017 value

± $2,356

4.36%

1 Year Growth

± 8.56%

Households in Twin Falls, ID have a median annual income of $46,283, 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 $44,351 in 2016, which represents a 4.36% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$54,622

Average Male Salary

± $2,243

$37,730

Average Female Salary

± $1,625

In 2017, full-time male employees in Idaho made 1.45 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $46,142 ± $12,002

  2. White

    $40,859 ± $1,365

  3. Black

    $35,264 ± $18,479

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Idaho workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 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 Twin Falls, ID is from Idaho.

0.464

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Idaho was 0.464 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.367% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in Idaho 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 9

  2. Census Tract 6

  3. Census Tract 2

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Twin Falls, ID was Census Tract 9 with a value of $72,074, followed by Census Tract 6 and Census Tract 2, with respective values of $61,442 and $55,143.

The following map shows all of the places in Twin Falls, ID colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Twin Falls, ID (7.28k out of 46.2k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 18 - 24.

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

    6,246 ± 683

  2. Hispanic

    1,270 ± 319

  3. Asian

    292 ± 167

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Twin Falls, ID is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

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

23.3k

2017 Value

± 1,275

4.44%

1 Year growth

± 7.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Twin Falls, ID grew at a rate of 4.44%, from 22.3k employees to 23.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Twin Falls, ID, are Sales & Related Occupations (2,970 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,924 people), and Management Occupations (1,843 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Twin Falls, ID.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Twin Falls, ID, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (2,970 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,924 people), and Management Occupations (1,843 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Twin Falls, ID has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.51 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (1.85 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.56 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Twin Falls, ID, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($104,712), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($72,059), and Management Occupations ($55,288).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

23.3k

2017 Value

± 1,275

4.44%

1 Year growth

± 7.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Twin Falls, ID grew at a rate of 4.44%, from 22.3k employees to 23.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Twin Falls, ID, are Retail Trade (3,838 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,298 people), and Manufacturing (2,600 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Twin Falls, ID, though some of these residents may live in Twin Falls, ID 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 Twin Falls, ID, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (3,838 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,298 people), and Manufacturing (2,600 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Twin Falls, ID has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.53 times higher than expected), Retail Trade (1.44 times), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.41 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Twin Falls, ID, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing ($50,991), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,472), and Utilities ($46,583).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $10.8B

  2. $4.28B

  3. $4.26B

In 2015, the top outbound Idaho product (by dollars) was Other foodstuffs with $10.8B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($4.28B) and Electronics ($4.26B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$55.1B

2015 Value

$82.2B

Projected 2045 Value

49.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Idaho trade was $55.1B. This is expected to increase 49.1% to $82.2B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $6.23B

  2. $3.13B

  3. $2.01B

In 2015, the top outbound Idaho domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Washington with $6.23B, followed by California with $3.13B and Utah and $2.01B.

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

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Health

87% of the population of Twin Falls, ID has health coverage, with 46.8% on employee plans, 14.2% on Medicaid, 9.2% on Medicare, 15.2% on non-group plans, and 1.65% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Twin Falls, ID was $6,927 in 2014. This is a 5.07% increase from the previous year ($6,593).

Primary care physicians in Twin Falls, ID see 1555 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.321% decrease from the previous year (1560 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1541 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 523 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Bingham County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.3%). Additionally, Minidoka County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,555 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Idaho see an average of 1,555 patients per year. This represents a 0.321% decrease from the previous year (1,560 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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$6,927

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,560

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,069

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,737

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Idaho (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.07%, from $6,593 to $6,927.

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

13%

Uninsured

46.8%

Employer Coverage

14.2%

Medicaid

9.2%

Medicare

15.2%

Non-Group

1.65%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Twin Falls, ID declined by 10.7% from 14.5% to 13%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Twin Falls, ID 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. 11.3% prevalence

  2. 11.1% prevalence

  3. 11.1% prevalence

Bingham County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Idaho, at 11.3%.

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

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Diversity

Twin Falls, ID is home to a population of 47.3k people, from which 93.4% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Twin Falls, ID residents were born outside of the country (4.67k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Twin Falls, ID is composed of 36.9k White Alone residents (78%), 7.6k Hispanic or Latino residents (16.1%), 1.23k Asian Alone residents (2.6%), 538 Two or More Races residents (1.14%), 515 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.09%), 501 Black or African American Alone residents (1.06%), 46 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0972%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Twin Falls, ID are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

32

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.7

36

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Twin Falls, ID was 32.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 36. But people in Twin Falls, ID are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Twin Falls, ID residents was 33.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    4.67k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Twin Falls, ID residents (4.67k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Twin Falls, ID was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    51,895 ± 5,505 people

  2. Canada

    4,756 ± 1,691 people

  3. China

    3,072 ± 1,360 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Idaho was Mexico, the natal country of 51,895 Idaho residents, followed by Canada with 4,756 and China with 3,072.

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Citizenship

93.4%

2017 Citizenship

93.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 93.4% of Twin Falls, ID residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Twin Falls, ID was 93.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    36.9k ± 642

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    7.6k ± 970

  3. Asian Alone

    1.23k ± 154

In 2017, there were 4.86 times more White Alone residents (36.9k people) in Twin Falls, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.6k Hispanic or Latino and 1.23k 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 Twin Falls, ID 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 Twin Falls, ID 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 Twin Falls, ID was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Twin Falls, ID 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

    1,026 ± 219

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    606 ± 222

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    583 ± 216

Twin Falls, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.69 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Twin Falls, ID awarded 1,214 degrees. The student population of Twin Falls, ID is skewed towards women, with 2,713 male students and 4,407 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Twin Falls, ID are White (873 and 72.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (223 and 18.6%), Unknown (42 and 3.49%), and Two or More Races (24 and 2%).

The largest universities in Twin Falls, ID by number of degrees awarded are College of Southern Idaho (1,167 and 96.1%), Aveda Institute-Twin Falls (26 and 2.14%), and D & L Academy of Hair Design (21 and 1.73%).

The most popular majors in Twin Falls, ID are Liberal Arts & Sciences (267 and 22%), Registered Nursing (78 and 6.43%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (48 and 3.95%).

The median tuition costs in Twin Falls, ID are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 46 degrees awarded

  2. 259 degrees awarded

  3. 78 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Twin Falls, ID was General Business Administration & Management with 46 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Twin Falls, ID according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,167 degrees awarded

  2. 26 degrees awarded

  3. 21 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Twin Falls, ID institution with the largest number of graduating students was College of Southern Idaho with 1,167 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

431

Degrees Awarded to Men

783

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 431 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Twin Falls, ID, which is 0.55 times less than the 783 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

    873 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    223 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    42 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Twin Falls, ID were to White students. These 873 degrees mean that there were 3.91 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 223 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Twin Falls, ID was $148,600 in 2017, which is 0.683 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $143,400 to $148,600, a 3.63% increase. The homeownership rate in Twin Falls, ID is 61.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Twin Falls, ID have an average commute time of 15.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Twin Falls, ID is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$46,283

Median Household Income

± $2,356

17.7k

Number of Households

± 1,031

In 2017, the median household income of the 17.7k households in Twin Falls, ID grew to $46,283 from the previous year's value of $44,351.

The following chart displays the households in Twin Falls, ID 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$148,600

2017 Median

± $4,042

$143,400

2016 Median

± $4,415

In 2017, the median property value in Twin Falls, ID grew to to $148,600 from the previous year's value of $143,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Twin Falls, ID 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 Twin Falls, ID 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 Twin Falls, ID distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Twin Falls, ID the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

61.8%

2017 Homeownership

61.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 61.8% of the housing units in Twin Falls, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 61.3%.

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

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Commute Time

15.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Twin Falls, ID have a shorter commute time (15.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.34% of the workforce in Twin Falls, ID have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.1%

  2. Carpooled

    10%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.79%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Twin Falls, ID was Drove Alone (83.1%), followed by those who Carpooled (10%) and those who Worked At Home (2.79%).

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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