Anderson City PUMA, SC

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Population

194,174

0.76% growth

Median Age

40.5


Median Household Income

$45,551

4.67% growth

Poverty Rate

15.6%


Number of Employees

81,457

4.29% growth

Median Property Value

$133,900

2.76% growth

About

In 2017, Anderson City PUMA, SC had a population of 194k people with a median age of 40.5 and a median household income of $45,551. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Anderson City PUMA, SC grew from 192,709 to 194,174, a 0.76% increase and its median household income grew from $43,518 to $45,551, a 4.67% increase.

The population of Anderson City PUMA, SC is 77.6% White Alone, 16% Black or African American Alone, and 3.51% Hispanic or Latino. 3.66% of the people in Anderson City PUMA, SC speak a non-English language, and 98.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Anderson City PUMA, SC are Tri-County Technical College (1,273 degrees awarded in 2016), Anderson University (217633) (648 degrees), and Arclabs (161 degrees).

The median property value in Anderson City PUMA, SC is $133,900, and the homeownership rate is 70.6%. Most people in Anderson City PUMA, SC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Anderson City PUMA, SC is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Anderson City PUMA, SC employs 81.5k people. The largest industries in Anderson City PUMA, SC are Restaurants & Food Services (5,671 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,339 people), and Hospitals (5,326 people), and the highest paying industries are Textile & fabric finishing & coating mills ($92,352), Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($90,207), and Electric lighting & electrical equipment manufacturing, & other electrical component manufacturing, n.e.c. ($76,673).

Median household income in Anderson City PUMA, SC is $45,551. Males in Anderson City PUMA, SC have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $38,105. The income inequality in Anderson City PUMA, SC (measured using the Gini index) is 0.42, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$45,551

2017 value

± $877

4.67%

1 Year Growth

± 3.34%

Households in Anderson City PUMA, SC have a median annual income of $45,551, 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 $43,518 in 2016, which represents a 4.67% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$52,368

Average Male Salary

± $5,792

$38,105

Average Female Salary

± $4,135

In 2017, full-time male employees in Anderson City PUMA, SC made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $66,580 ± $84,195

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $53,913 ± $104,081

  3. White

    $42,411 ± $3,796

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Anderson City PUMA, SC workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.23 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.42

2017 Wage GINI

0.418

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Anderson City PUMA, SC was 0.42 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.411% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Anderson City PUMA, SC was Mount Pleasant Town PUMA, SC with a value of $75,053, followed by Forest Acres City & Dentsville PUMA, SC and Charleston City PUMA, SC, with respective values of $65,835 and $62,819.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Anderson City PUMA, SC (29.8k out of 191k 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 Females 35 - 44.

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

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    19,659 ± 1,043

  2. Black

    8,156 ± 627

  3. Hispanic

    1,362 ± 348

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

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

81.5k

2017 Value

4.29%

1 Year growth

± 4.29%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Anderson City PUMA, SC grew at a rate of 4.29%, from 78.1k employees to 81.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Anderson City PUMA, SC, are Cashiers (2,643 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,292 people), and Registered nurses (2,160 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Anderson City PUMA, SC.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Anderson City PUMA, SC, by number of employees, are Cashiers (2,643 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,292 people), and Registered nurses (2,160 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Anderson City PUMA, SC has an unusually high number of residents working as Textile winding, twisting, & drawing out machine setters, operators, & tenders (33.5 times higher than expected), Electrical, electronics, & electromechanical assemblers (7.22 times), and Training & development managers (4.97 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Anderson City PUMA, SC, by average salary, are Chief executives & legislators ($184,522), Physicians & surgeons ($179,414), and Chemical technicians ($117,356).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

81.5k

2017 Value

4.29%

1 Year growth

± 4.29%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Anderson City PUMA, SC grew at a rate of 4.29%, from 78.1k employees to 81.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Anderson City PUMA, SC, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,671 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,339 people), and Hospitals (5,326 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Anderson City PUMA, SC, though some of these residents may live in Anderson City PUMA, SC 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 Anderson City PUMA, SC, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,671 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,339 people), and Hospitals (5,326 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Anderson City PUMA, SC has an unusually high number of Tire manufacturing (41.4 times higher than expected), Household appliance manufacturing (35.8 times), and Fabric mills, except knitting mills (18.8 times) industries.

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $15.9B

  2. $15.2B

  3. $11.7B

In 2015, the top outbound South Carolina product (by dollars) was Plastics/rubber with $15.9B, followed by Machinery ($15.2B) and Mixed freight ($11.7B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$163B

2015 Value

$244B

Projected 2045 Value

49.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound South Carolina trade was $163B. This is expected to increase 49.4% to $244B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $22.2B

  2. $13.4B

  3. $5.71B

In 2015, the top outbound South Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was North Carolina with $22.2B, followed by Georgia with $13.4B and Tennessee and $5.71B.

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

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Health

87.2% of the population of Anderson City PUMA, SC has health coverage, with 45.2% on employee plans, 15.4% on Medicaid, 13.3% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 1.78% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Anderson City PUMA, SC was $7,311 in 2014. This is a 4.15% increase from the previous year ($7,020).

Primary care physicians in Anderson City PUMA, SC see 1483 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.336% decrease from the previous year (1488 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1891 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 639 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Dillon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (20.1%). Additionally, Lee County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (42.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,483 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in South Carolina see an average of 1,483 patients per year. This represents a 0.336% decrease from the previous year (1,488 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%).

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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$7,311

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,235

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,491

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,298

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in South Carolina (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.15%, from $7,020 to $7,311.

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

12.8%

Uninsured

45.2%

Employer Coverage

15.4%

Medicaid

13.3%

Medicare

11.5%

Non-Group

1.78%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Anderson City PUMA, SC stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 12.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Anderson City PUMA, SC 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. 20.1% prevalence

  2. 19.6% prevalence

  3. 18.7% prevalence

Dillon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in South Carolina, at 20.1%.

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

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Diversity

Anderson City PUMA, SC is home to a population of 194k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Anderson City PUMA, SC residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Anderson City PUMA, SC is composed of 151k White Alone residents (77.6%), 31.1k Black or African American Alone residents (16%), 6.82k Hispanic or Latino residents (3.51%), 3.26k Two or More Races residents (1.68%), 1.72k Asian Alone residents (0.884%), 391 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.201%), 133 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0685%), and 56 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0288%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Anderson City PUMA, SC are Spanish (4,241 speakers), German (274 speakers), and Russian (271 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Anderson City PUMA, SC was 40.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Anderson City PUMA, SC are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Anderson City PUMA, SC residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

2.7%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

5.2k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Anderson City PUMA, SC residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Anderson City PUMA, SC was 2.7%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    1,735 ± 1,018 people

  2. India

    365 ± 469 people

  3. Philippines

    237 ± 378 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Anderson City PUMA, SC was Mexico, the natal country of 1,735 Anderson City PUMA, SC residents, followed by India with 365 and Philippines with 237.

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Citizenship

98.4%

2017 Citizenship

98.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.4% of Anderson City PUMA, SC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Anderson City PUMA, SC was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    151k ± 102

  2. Black or African American Alone

    31.1k ± 452

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    6.82k ± 899

In 2017, there were 4.85 times more White Alone residents (151k people) in Anderson City PUMA, SC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 31.1k Black or African American Alone and 6.82k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    4,241 speakers (2.32%)

  2. German

    274 speakers (0.15%)

  3. Russian

    271 speakers (0.148%)

3.66% of Anderson City PUMA, SC citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Anderson City PUMA, SC was Spanish. 2.32% of the overall population of Anderson City PUMA, SC are native Spanish speakers. 0.15% speak German and 0.148% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    5,143 ± 420

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,718 ± 296

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,646 ± 230

Anderson City PUMA, SC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.99 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Anderson City PUMA, SC awarded 2,188 degrees. The student population of Anderson City PUMA, SC is skewed towards women, with 4,310 male students and 5,664 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Anderson City PUMA, SC are White (1,796 and 82.9%), followed by Black or African American (229 and 10.6%), Hispanic or Latino (54 and 2.49%), and Two or More Races (30 and 1.38%).

The largest universities in Anderson City PUMA, SC by number of degrees awarded are Tri-County Technical College (1,273 and 58.2%), Anderson University (217633) (648 and 29.6%), and Arclabs (161 and 7.36%).

The most popular majors in Anderson City PUMA, SC are Liberal Arts & Sciences (302 and 13.8%), Welding Technology (285 and 13%), and Registered Nursing (155 and 7.08%).

The median tuition costs in Anderson City PUMA, SC are $23,470 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. 98 degrees awarded

  2. 274 degrees awarded

  3. 102 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Anderson City PUMA, SC was Registered Nursing with 98 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,273 degrees awarded

  2. 648 degrees awarded

  3. 161 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$23,470

Median Private

In 2016, the Anderson City PUMA, SC institution with the largest number of graduating students was Tri-County Technical College with 1,273 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,062

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,126

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 1,062 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Anderson City PUMA, SC, which is 0.943 times less than the 1,126 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

    1,796 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    229 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    54 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Anderson City PUMA, SC were to White students. These 1,796 degrees mean that there were 7.84 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 229 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Anderson City PUMA, SC was $133,900 in 2017, which is 0.615 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $130,300 to $133,900, a 2.76% increase. The homeownership rate in Anderson City PUMA, SC is 70.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Anderson City PUMA, SC have an average commute time of 22.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Anderson City PUMA, SC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$45,551

Median Household Income

± $877

76.2k

Number of Households

± 1,865

In 2017, the median household income of the 76.2k households in Anderson City PUMA, SC grew to $45,551 from the previous year's value of $43,518.

The following chart displays the households in Anderson City PUMA, SC 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

$133,900

2017 Median

± $3,305

$130,300

2016 Median

± $3,133

In 2017, the median property value in Anderson City PUMA, SC grew to to $133,900 from the previous year's value of $130,300.

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

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

70.6%

2017 Homeownership

70.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 70.6% of the housing units in Anderson City PUMA, SC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.8%.

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

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Commute Time

22.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Anderson City PUMA, SC have a shorter commute time (22.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.2% of the workforce in Anderson City PUMA, SC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    86.1%

  2. Carpooled

    8.39%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.81%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Anderson City PUMA, SC was Drove Alone (86.1%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.39%) and those who Worked At Home (2.81%).

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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