Wilbarger County, TX

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Population

12,972

0.681% decline

Median Age

37.2


Median Household Income

$43,913

0.637% growth

Poverty Rate

16.5%


Number of Employees

6,329

0.476% growth

Median Property Value

$69,900

1.55% decline

About

In 2017, Wilbarger County, TX had a population of 13k people with a median age of 37.2 and a median household income of $43,913. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Wilbarger County, TX declined from 13,061 to 12,972, a -0.681% decrease and its median household income grew from $43,635 to $43,913, a 0.637% increase.

The population of Wilbarger County, TX is 59.4% White Alone, 28.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 7.97% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Wilbarger County, TX speak a non-English language, and 97.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Wilbarger County, TX are Vernon College (606 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Wilbarger County, TX is $69,900, and the homeownership rate is 64.8%. Most people in Wilbarger County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 11.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Wilbarger County, TX is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Wilbarger County, TX employs 6.33k people. The largest industries in Wilbarger County, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,462 people), Manufacturing (849 people), and Retail Trade (605 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($101,295), Transportation & Warehousing ($73,304), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($61,042).

Median household income in Wilbarger County, TX is $43,913. Males in Wilbarger County, TX have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,959. The income inequality in Wilbarger County, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$43,913

2017 value

± $4,945

0.637%

1 Year Growth

± 16%

Households in Wilbarger County, TX have a median annual income of $43,913, 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 $43,635 in 2016, which represents a 0.637% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,953

Average Male Salary

± $716

$45,959

Average Female Salary

± $514

In 2017, full-time male employees in Texas made 1.41 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

    $64,947 ± $2,196

  2. White

    $52,072 ± $505

  3. American Indian

    $45,538 ± $7,571

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Texas 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 Wilbarger County, TX is from Texas.

0.482

2017 Wage GINI

0.482

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Texas was 0.482 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.139% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Texas 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 9506

  2. Census Tract 9503

  3. Census Tract 9507

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Wilbarger County, TX was Census Tract 9506 with a value of $53,947, followed by Census Tract 9503 and Census Tract 9507, with respective values of $49,167 and $37,990.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Wilbarger County, TX (2.09k out of 12.7k 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 55 - 64 and then Males 55 - 64.

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

    1,481 ± 260

  2. Hispanic

    881 ± 211

  3. Black

    265 ± 135

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Wilbarger County, TX 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

6.33k

2017 Value

± 576

0.476%

1 Year growth

± 12.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Wilbarger County, TX grew at a rate of 0.476%, from 6.3k employees to 6.33k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Wilbarger County, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (944 people), Management Occupations (608 people), and Production Occupations (544 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Wilbarger County, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Wilbarger County, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (944 people), Management Occupations (608 people), and Production Occupations (544 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Wilbarger County, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.65 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (2.21 times), and Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (1.97 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Wilbarger County, TX, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($73,083), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($60,208), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($55,750).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

6.33k

2017 Value

± 576

0.476%

1 Year growth

± 12.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Wilbarger County, TX grew at a rate of 0.476%, from 6.3k employees to 6.33k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Wilbarger County, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,462 people), Manufacturing (849 people), and Retail Trade (605 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Wilbarger County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Wilbarger County, TX 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 Wilbarger County, TX, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,462 people), Manufacturing (849 people), and Retail Trade (605 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Wilbarger County, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (4.74 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.03 times), and Utilities (2.63 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Wilbarger County, TX, by median earnings, are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($101,295), Transportation & Warehousing ($73,304), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($61,042).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $282B

  2. $216B

  3. $159B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $282B, followed by Gasoline ($216B) and Mixed freight ($159B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.97T

2015 Value

$2.8T

Projected 2045 Value

42.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Texas trade was $1.97T. This is expected to increase 42.1% to $2.8T by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $85.7B

  2. $53.4B

  3. $34.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $85.7B, followed by Oklahoma with $53.4B and California and $34.5B.

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

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Health

84.2% of the population of Wilbarger County, TX has health coverage, with 44.1% on employee plans, 14.9% on Medicaid, 12.5% on Medicare, 10.2% on non-group plans, and 2.53% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Wilbarger County, TX was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Wilbarger County, TX see 2171 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.416% increase from the previous year (2162 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2149 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 679 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Angelina County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,171 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Wilbarger County, TX see an average of 2,171 patients per year. This represents a 0.416% increase from the previous year (2,162 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Wilbarger County, TX in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

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

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

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

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,696

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,273

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,895

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Texas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.06%, from $6,661 to $6,998.

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

15.8%

Uninsured

44.1%

Employer Coverage

14.9%

Medicaid

12.5%

Medicare

10.2%

Non-Group

2.53%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Wilbarger County, TX declined by 7.3% from 17.1% to 15.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Wilbarger County, TX 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. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.4% prevalence

  3. 14.3% prevalence

Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 14.5%.

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

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Diversity

Wilbarger County, TX is home to a population of 13k people, from which 97.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.24% of Wilbarger County, TX residents were born outside of the country (550 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Wilbarger County, TX is composed of 7.71k White Alone residents (59.4%), 3.71k Hispanic or Latino residents (28.6%), 1.03k Black or African American Alone residents (7.97%), 291 Two or More Races residents (2.24%), 119 Asian Alone residents (0.917%), 95 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.732%), 15 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.116%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Wilbarger County, TX are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 1

37

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 16.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Wilbarger County, TX was 37.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Wilbarger County, TX are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Wilbarger County, TX residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.24%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

550 people

4%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

523 people

As of 2017, 4.24% of Wilbarger County, TX residents (550 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 Wilbarger County, TX was 4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,547,886 ± 37,324 people

  2. India

    231,271 ± 11,757 people

  3. El Salvador

    200,904 ± 10,964 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Texas residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

97.3%

2017 Citizenship

97.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.3% of Wilbarger County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Wilbarger County, TX was 97.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    7.71k ± 25

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    3.71k ± 430

  3. Black or African American Alone

    1.03k ± 134

In 2017, there were 2.08 times more White Alone residents (7.71k people) in Wilbarger County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.71k Hispanic or Latino and 1.03k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Wilbarger County, TX 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 Wilbarger County, TX 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 Wilbarger County, TX was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Wilbarger County, TX 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-)

    338 ± 162

  2. Vietnam

    284 ± 99

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    143 ± 86

Wilbarger County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.19 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Wilbarger County, TX awarded 606 degrees. The student population of Wilbarger County, TX is skewed towards women, with 1,120 male students and 1,852 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Wilbarger County, TX are White (393 and 64.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (104 and 17.2%), Black or African American (57 and 9.41%), and Two or More Races (23 and 3.8%).

The largest universities in Wilbarger County, TX by number of degrees awarded are Vernon College (606 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Wilbarger County, TX are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (125 and 20.6%), General Studies (117 and 19.3%), and Registered Nursing (87 and 14.4%).

The median tuition costs in Wilbarger County, TX 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. 125 degrees awarded

  2. 80 degrees awarded

  3. 19 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Wilbarger County, TX was Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training with 125 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Wilbarger County, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

606 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Wilbarger County, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was Vernon College with 606 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

197

Degrees Awarded to Men

409

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 197 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Wilbarger County, TX, which is 0.482 times less than the 409 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

    393 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    104 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    57 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Wilbarger County, TX were to White students. These 393 degrees mean that there were 3.78 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 104 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Wilbarger County, TX was $69,900 in 2017, which is 0.321 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $71,000 to $69,900, a 1.55% decrease. The homeownership rate in Wilbarger County, TX is 64.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Wilbarger County, TX have an average commute time of 11.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Wilbarger County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$43,913

Median Household Income

± $4,945

5.16k

Number of Households

± 506

In 2017, the median household income of the 5.16k households in Wilbarger County, TX grew to $43,913 from the previous year's value of $43,635.

The following chart displays the households in Wilbarger County, TX 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

$69,900

2017 Median

± $7,371

$71,000

2016 Median

± $7,980

In 2017, the median property value in Wilbarger County, TX declined from to $69,900 from the previous year's value of $71,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Wilbarger County, TX 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 Wilbarger County, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $40k - $50k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

64.8%

2017 Homeownership

63.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 64.8% of the housing units in Wilbarger County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 63.5%.

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

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Commute Time

11.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Wilbarger County, TX have a shorter commute time (11.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.824% of the workforce in Wilbarger County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    75.7%

  2. Carpooled

    20.5%

  3. Walked

    1.75%

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

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