Williamson County, TN

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Population

212,161

3.17% growth

Median Age

39


Median Household Income

$103,543

3.4% growth

Poverty Rate

4.59%


Number of Employees

105,734

3.37% growth

Median Property Value

$388,400

5.51% growth

About

In 2017, Williamson County, TN had a population of 212k people with a median age of 39 and a median household income of $103,543. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Williamson County, TN grew from 205,645 to 212,161, a 3.17% increase and its median household income grew from $100,140 to $103,543, a 3.4% increase.

The population of Williamson County, TN is 85.3% White Alone, 4.68% Hispanic or Latino, and 4.16% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Williamson County, TN speak a non-English language, and 96.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Williamson County, TN are Empire Beauty School-Nashville (38 degrees awarded in 2016), O'More College of Design (35 degrees), and Franklin Hair Academy School of Cosmetology (25 degrees).

The median property value in Williamson County, TN is $388,400, and the homeownership rate is 80.6%. Most people in Williamson County, TN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Williamson County, TN is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Williamson County, TN employs 106k people. The largest industries in Williamson County, TN are Health Care & Social Assistance (17,373 people), Retail Trade (11,507 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (10,976 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($123,333), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($86,750), and Finance & Insurance ($84,574).

Median household income in Williamson County, TN is $103,543. Males in Williamson County, TN have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,201. The income inequality in Williamson County, TN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$103,543

2017 value

± $1,687

3.4%

1 Year Growth

± 2.47%

Households in Williamson County, TN have a median annual income of $103,543, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $100,140 in 2016, which represents a 3.4% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$57,961

Average Male Salary

± $1,374

$42,201

Average Female Salary

± $943

In 2017, full-time male employees in Tennessee made 1.37 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

    $53,011 ± $6,619

  2. White

    $46,471 ± $904

  3. American Indian

    $40,237 ± $11,516

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Tennessee workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.14 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 Williamson County, TN is from Tennessee.

0.466

2017 Wage GINI

0.465

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Tennessee was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.325% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in Tennessee 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 503.05

  2. Census Tract 502.07

  3. Census Tract 502.03

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Williamson County, TN was Census Tract 503.05 with a value of $181,875, followed by Census Tract 502.07 and Census Tract 502.03, with respective values of $179,975 and $171,974.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

4.59% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Williamson County, TN (9.7k out of 211k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 45 - 54 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

    8,141 ± 717

  2. Hispanic

    1,798 ± 363

  3. Black

    747 ± 221

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Williamson County, TN 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

106k

2017 Value

± 2,257

3.37%

1 Year growth

± 3.01%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Williamson County, TN grew at a rate of 3.37%, from 102k employees to 106k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Williamson County, TN, are Management Occupations (18,759 people), Sales & Related Occupations (14,492 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (11,195 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Williamson County, TN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Williamson County, TN, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (18,759 people), Sales & Related Occupations (14,492 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (11,195 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Williamson County, TN has an unusually high number of residents working as Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (1.74 times higher than expected), Management Occupations (1.74 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.64 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Williamson County, TN, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($103,365), Legal Occupations ($96,488), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($94,566).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

106k

2017 Value

± 2,257

3.37%

1 Year growth

± 3.01%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Williamson County, TN grew at a rate of 3.37%, from 102k employees to 106k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Williamson County, TN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (17,373 people), Retail Trade (11,507 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (10,976 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Williamson County, TN, though some of these residents may live in Williamson County, TN 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 Williamson County, TN, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (17,373 people), Retail Trade (11,507 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (10,976 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Williamson County, TN has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (5.38 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.57 times), and Finance & Insurance (1.54 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Williamson County, TN, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($123,333), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($86,750), and Finance & Insurance ($84,574).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $33.7B

  2. $31.1B

  3. $26.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Tennessee product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $33.7B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($31.1B) and Mixed freight ($26.9B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$333B

2015 Value

$525B

Projected 2045 Value

57.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Tennessee trade was $333B. This is expected to increase 57.7% to $525B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $27.6B

  2. $17.3B

  3. $16.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Tennessee domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Kentucky with $27.6B, followed by Texas with $17.3B and Georgia and $16.7B.

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

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Health

94.7% of the population of Williamson County, TN has health coverage, with 64.1% on employee plans, 3.95% on Medicaid, 9.53% on Medicare, 16.2% on non-group plans, and 0.908% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Williamson County, TN was $7,372 in 2014. This is a 3.74% increase from the previous year ($7,106).

Primary care physicians in Williamson County, TN see 666 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.604% increase from the previous year (662 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1312 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 700 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Dyer County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.5%). Additionally, Hardeman County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

666 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Williamson County, TN see an average of 666 patients per year. This represents a 0.604% increase from the previous year (662 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Williamson County, TN 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

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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$7,372

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,680

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,677

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,371

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Tennessee (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.74%, from $7,106 to $7,372.

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

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Health Care Coverage

5.33%

Uninsured

64.1%

Employer Coverage

3.95%

Medicaid

9.53%

Medicare

16.2%

Non-Group

0.908%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Williamson County, TN grew by 3.08% from 5.17% to 5.33%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Williamson County, TN 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. 17.5% prevalence

  2. 17% prevalence

  3. 16.8% prevalence

Dyer County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Tennessee, at 17.5%.

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

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Diversity

Williamson County, TN is home to a population of 212k people, from which 96.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 7.07% of Williamson County, TN residents were born outside of the country (15k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Williamson County, TN is composed of 181k White Alone residents (85.3%), 9.94k Hispanic or Latino residents (4.68%), 8.83k Black or African American Alone residents (4.16%), 8.51k Asian Alone residents (4.01%), 3.12k Two or More Races residents (1.47%), 318 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.15%), 295 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.139%), and 84 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0396%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Williamson County, TN are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

39

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Williamson County, TN was 39. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Williamson County, TN are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Williamson County, TN residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.07%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

15k people

6.83%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

14k people

As of 2017, 7.07% of Williamson County, TN residents (15k 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 Williamson County, TN was 6.83%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    92,263 ± 7,405 people

  2. India

    21,162 ± 3,566 people

  3. Guatemala

    12,669 ± 2,761 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Tennessee was Mexico, the natal country of 92,263 Tennessee residents, followed by India with 21,162 and Guatemala with 12,669.

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Citizenship

96.3%

2017 Citizenship

96.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.3% of Williamson County, TN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Williamson County, TN was 96.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    181k ± 196

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    9.94k ± 414

  3. Black or African American Alone

    8.83k ± 385

In 2017, there were 18.2 times more White Alone residents (181k people) in Williamson County, TN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.94k Hispanic or Latino and 8.83k 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 Williamson County, TN 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 Williamson County, TN 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 Williamson County, TN was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Williamson County, TN 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

    3,320 ± 343

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,601 ± 362

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,460 ± 299

Williamson County, TN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Williamson County, TN awarded 116 degrees. The student population of Williamson County, TN is skewed towards women, with 53 male students and 246 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Williamson County, TN are White (79 and 68.1%), followed by Asian (19 and 16.4%), Black or African American (12 and 10.3%), and Hispanic or Latino (3 and 2.59%).

The largest universities in Williamson County, TN by number of degrees awarded are Empire Beauty School-Nashville (38 and 32.8%), O'More College of Design (35 and 30.2%), and Franklin Hair Academy School of Cosmetology (25 and 21.6%).

The most popular majors in Williamson County, TN are General Cosmetology (29 and 25%), Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (21 and 18.1%), and Interior Design (17 and 14.7%).

The median tuition costs in Williamson County, TN are $19,826 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. 9 degrees awarded

  2. 17 degrees awarded

  3. 9 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Williamson County, TN was Non-Profit, Public, & Organizational Management with 9 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 38 degrees awarded

  2. 35 degrees awarded

  3. 25 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$19,826

Median Private

In 2016, the Williamson County, TN institution with the largest number of graduating students was Empire Beauty School-Nashville with 38 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

17

Degrees Awarded to Men

99

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 17 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Williamson County, TN, which is 0.172 times less than the 99 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

    79 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    19 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    12 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Williamson County, TN were to White students. These 79 degrees mean that there were 4.16 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 19 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Williamson County, TN was $388,400 in 2017, which is 1.78 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $368,100 to $388,400, a 5.51% increase. The homeownership rate in Williamson County, TN is 80.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Williamson County, TN have an average commute time of 24.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Williamson County, TN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$103,543

Median Household Income

± $1,687

73.2k

Number of Households

± 1,952

In 2017, the median household income of the 73.2k households in Williamson County, TN grew to $103,543 from the previous year's value of $100,140.

The following chart displays the households in Williamson County, TN 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 $200k+ range.

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Housing

Property Value

$388,400

2017 Median

± $4,809

$368,100

2016 Median

± $4,124

In 2017, the median property value in Williamson County, TN grew to to $388,400 from the previous year's value of $368,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Williamson County, TN 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 Williamson County, TN the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Williamson County, TN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Williamson County, TN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

80.6%

2017 Homeownership

80.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 80.6% of the housing units in Williamson County, TN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 80.5%.

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

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Commute Time

24.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Williamson County, TN have a shorter commute time (24.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.51% of the workforce in Williamson County, TN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.9%

  2. Worked At Home

    9.03%

  3. Carpooled

    7.53%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Williamson County, TN was Drove Alone (80.9%), followed by those who Worked At Home (9.03%) and those who Carpooled (7.53%).

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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