Madison County, ID

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Population

38,241

0.333% growth

Median Age

23.5


Median Household Income

$33,620

0.697% decline

Poverty Rate

31.8%


Number of Employees

17,073

2.69% growth

Median Property Value

$190,500

2.86% growth

About

In 2017, Madison County, ID had a population of 38.2k people with a median age of 23.5 and a median household income of $33,620. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Madison County, ID grew from 38,114 to 38,241, a 0.333% increase and its median household income declined from $33,856 to $33,620, a -0.697% decrease.

The population of Madison County, ID is 89% White Alone, 7.12% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.83% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Madison County, ID speak a non-English language, and 96.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Madison County, ID are Brigham Young University-Idaho (5,834 degrees awarded in 2016), Paul Mitchell the School-Rexburg (51 degrees), and Evans Hairstyling College-Rexburg (47 degrees).

The median property value in Madison County, ID is $190,500, and the homeownership rate is 46.4%. Most people in Madison County, ID commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 13.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Madison County, ID is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Madison County, ID employs 17.1k people. The largest industries in Madison County, ID are Educational Services (4,305 people), Retail Trade (2,106 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,959 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($67,083), Public Administration ($36,772), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($25,685).

Median household income in Madison County, ID is $33,620. Males in Madison County, 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 Madison County, ID (measured using the Gini index) is 0.464, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$33,620

2017 value

± $2,136

-0.697%

1 Year Growth

± 8.86%

Households in Madison County, ID have a median annual income of $33,620, 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 $33,856 in 2016, which represents a -0.697% 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.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Idaho by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $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 Madison County, 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 9505

  2. Census Tract 9501

  3. Census Tract 9504

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Madison County, ID was Census Tract 9505 with a value of $60,617, followed by Census Tract 9501 and Census Tract 9504, with respective values of $55,938 and $51,066.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

31.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Madison County, ID (12k out of 37.7k 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 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

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

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    10,786 ± 768

  2. Hispanic

    1,091 ± 254

  3. Two Or More

    462 ± 172

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Madison County, ID is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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

17.1k

2017 Value

± 982

2.69%

1 Year growth

± 7.84%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Madison County, ID grew at a rate of 2.69%, from 16.6k employees to 17.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Madison County, ID, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,475 people), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (2,265 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,512 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Madison County, ID.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Madison County, ID, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,475 people), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (2,265 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,512 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Madison County, ID has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.94 times higher than expected), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (2.19 times), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (1.79 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Madison County, ID, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($150,948), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($52,083), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($49,519).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

17.1k

2017 Value

± 982

2.69%

1 Year growth

± 7.84%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Madison County, ID grew at a rate of 2.69%, from 16.6k employees to 17.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Madison County, ID, are Educational Services (4,305 people), Retail Trade (2,106 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,959 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Madison County, ID, though some of these residents may live in Madison County, 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 Madison County, ID, by number of employees, are Educational Services (4,305 people), Retail Trade (2,106 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,959 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Madison County, ID has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.11 times higher than expected), Educational Services (2.72 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.31 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Madison County, ID, by median earnings, are Utilities ($67,083), Public Administration ($36,772), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($25,685).

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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

92.3% of the population of Madison County, ID has health coverage, with 48.7% on employee plans, 14.3% on Medicaid, 4.35% on Medicare, 24% on non-group plans, and 0.849% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Madison County, ID see 1531 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.41% decrease from the previous year (1585 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1698 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 751 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

1,531 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Madison County, ID see an average of 1,531 patients per year. This represents a 3.41% decrease from the previous year (1,585 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Madison County, ID 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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$6,927

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

7.72%

Uninsured

48.7%

Employer Coverage

14.3%

Medicaid

4.35%

Medicare

24%

Non-Group

0.849%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Madison County, ID declined by 7.25% from 8.32% to 7.72%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Madison County, 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

Madison County, ID is home to a population of 38.2k people, from which 96.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.66% of Madison County, ID residents were born outside of the country (1.78k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Madison County, ID is composed of 34k White Alone residents (89%), 2.72k Hispanic or Latino residents (7.12%), 700 Two or More Races residents (1.83%), 437 Asian Alone residents (1.14%), 234 Black or African American Alone residents (0.612%), 92 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.241%), 24 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0628%), and 3 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.00784%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Madison County, ID are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

23

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.2

28

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Madison County, ID was 23.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 23, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 28. But people in Madison County, ID are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Madison County, ID residents was 23.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.66%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.78k people

4.57%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.74k people

As of 2017, 4.66% of Madison County, ID residents (1.78k 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 Madison County, ID was 4.57%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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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

96.9%

2017 Citizenship

96.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.9% of Madison County, ID residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Madison County, ID was 96.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    34k ± 129

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2.72k ± 444

  3. Two or More Races

    700 ± 149

In 2017, there were 12.5 times more White Alone residents (34k people) in Madison County, ID than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.72k Hispanic or Latino and 700 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Madison County, 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 Madison County, 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 Madison County, ID was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Madison County, 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

    253 ± 89

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    109 ± 64

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    104 ± 62

Madison County, ID has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.32 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Madison County, ID awarded 5,932 degrees. The student population of Madison County, ID is skewed towards women, with 19,064 male students and 25,930 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Madison County, ID are White (4,854 and 84.9%), followed by Unknown (298 and 5.22%), Two or More Races (290 and 5.08%), and Hispanic or Latino (175 and 3.06%).

The largest universities in Madison County, ID by number of degrees awarded are Brigham Young University-Idaho (5,834 and 98.3%), Paul Mitchell the School-Rexburg (51 and 0.86%), and Evans Hairstyling College-Rexburg (47 and 0.792%).

The most popular majors in Madison County, ID are General Studies (1,858 and 31.3%), General Business Administration & Management (384 and 6.47%), and Registered Nursing (268 and 4.52%).

The median tuition costs in Madison County, ID are $3,920 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. 416 degrees awarded

  2. 383 degrees awarded

  3. 239 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Madison County, ID was General Studies with 416 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 5,834 degrees awarded

  2. 51 degrees awarded

  3. 47 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$3,920

Median Private

In 2016, the Madison County, ID institution with the largest number of graduating students was Brigham Young University-Idaho with 5,834 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,340

Degrees Awarded to Men

3,592

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 2,340 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Madison County, ID, which is 0.651 times less than the 3,592 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

    4,854 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    298 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    290 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Madison County, ID were to White students. These 4,854 degrees mean that there were 16.3 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 298 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Madison County, ID was $190,500 in 2017, which is 0.875 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $185,200 to $190,500, a 2.86% increase. The homeownership rate in Madison County, ID is 46.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Madison County, ID have an average commute time of 13.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Madison County, ID is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$33,620

Median Household Income

± $2,136

10.6k

Number of Households

± 690

In 2017, the median household income of the 10.6k households in Madison County, ID declined from $33,620 from the previous year's value of $33,856.

The following chart displays the households in Madison County, 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 < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$190,500

2017 Median

± $7,578

$185,200

2016 Median

± $7,361

In 2017, the median property value in Madison County, ID grew to to $190,500 from the previous year's value of $185,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Madison County, 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 Madison County, ID the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

46.4%

2017 Homeownership

48.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 46.4% of the housing units in Madison County, ID were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 48.2%.

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

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Commute Time

13.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Madison County, ID have a shorter commute time (13.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.82% of the workforce in Madison County, ID have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    68.8%

  2. Carpooled

    12.7%

  3. Walked

    8.68%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Madison County, ID was Drove Alone (68.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (12.7%) and those who Walked (8.68%).

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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