Vermilion County, IL

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Population

79,207

0.51% decline

Median Age

40.2


Median Household Income

$44,930

3.16% growth

Poverty Rate

19.8%


Number of Employees

31,973

0.563% decline

Median Property Value

$75,900

0.132% growth

About

In 2017, Vermilion County, IL had a population of 79.2k people with a median age of 40.2 and a median household income of $44,930. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Vermilion County, IL declined from 79,613 to 79,207, a -0.51% decrease and its median household income grew from $43,552 to $44,930, a 3.16% increase.

The population of Vermilion County, IL is 78.8% White Alone, 13.9% Black or African American Alone, and 4.84% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Vermilion County, IL speak a non-English language, and 98.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Vermilion County, IL are Danville Area Community College (683 degrees awarded in 2016), Lakeview College of Nursing (140 degrees), and Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Danville (13 degrees).

The median property value in Vermilion County, IL is $75,900, and the homeownership rate is 69.9%. Most people in Vermilion County, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Vermilion County, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Vermilion County, IL employs 32k people. The largest industries in Vermilion County, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,625 people), Manufacturing (5,236 people), and Retail Trade (3,651 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($49,977), Public Administration ($48,281), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($44,150).

Median household income in Vermilion County, IL is $44,930. Males in Vermilion County, IL have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,403. The income inequality in Vermilion County, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$44,930

2017 value

± $1,688

3.16%

1 Year Growth

± 5.01%

Households in Vermilion County, IL have a median annual income of $44,930, 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 $43,552 in 2016, which represents a 3.16% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$71,579

Average Male Salary

± $1,160

$52,403

Average Female Salary

± $852

In 2017, full-time male employees in Illinois made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Illinois 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

    $65,613 ± $3,132

  2. White

    $56,297 ± $776

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $46,947 ± $14,340

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Illinois workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.17 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 Vermilion County, IL is from Illinois.

0.483

2017 Wage GINI

0.481

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.483 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.351% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in Illinois 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 104

  2. Census Tract 7

  3. Census Tract 13

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Vermilion County, IL was Census Tract 104 with a value of $72,500, followed by Census Tract 7 and Census Tract 13, with respective values of $64,038 and $61,141.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

19.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Vermilion County, IL (15k out of 76k 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 Females 25 - 34 and then Males < 5.

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

    9,670 ± 584

  2. Black

    4,714 ± 390

  3. Hispanic

    990 ± 244

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Vermilion County, IL 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

32k

2017 Value

± 992

-0.563%

1 Year decline

± 4.38%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Vermilion County, IL declined at a rate of -0.563%, from 32.2k employees to 32k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Vermilion County, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,478 people), Production Occupations (3,234 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,758 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Vermilion County, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Vermilion County, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,478 people), Production Occupations (3,234 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,758 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Vermilion County, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (2.04 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (1.74 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.58 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Vermilion County, IL, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($62,750), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($60,781), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($60,500).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

32k

2017 Value

± 992

-0.563%

1 Year decline

± 4.38%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Vermilion County, IL declined at a rate of -0.563%, from 32.2k employees to 32k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Vermilion County, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,625 people), Manufacturing (5,236 people), and Retail Trade (3,651 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Vermilion County, IL, though some of these residents may live in Vermilion County, IL 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 Vermilion County, IL, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,625 people), Manufacturing (5,236 people), and Retail Trade (3,651 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Vermilion County, IL has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.29 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.1 times), and Manufacturing (1.62 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Vermilion County, IL, by median earnings, are Utilities ($49,977), Public Administration ($48,281), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($44,150).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $76.6B

  2. $75B

  3. $66.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $76.6B, followed by Gasoline ($75B) and Pharmaceuticals ($66.8B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$871B

2015 Value

$1.31T

Projected 2045 Value

50.5% growth

In 2015, total outbound Illinois trade was $871B. This is expected to increase 50.5% to $1.31T by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $63.2B

  2. $48.1B

  3. $32.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $63.2B, followed by Wisconsin with $48.1B and Michigan and $32.6B.

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

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Health

92.6% of the population of Vermilion County, IL has health coverage, with 42.6% on employee plans, 24.5% on Medicaid, 13.6% on Medicare, 10.1% on non-group plans, and 1.78% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Vermilion County, IL was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Primary care physicians in Vermilion County, IL see 2202 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.587% decrease from the previous year (2215 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3004 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 425 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.7%). Additionally, Stephenson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,202 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Vermilion County, IL see an average of 2,202 patients per year. This represents a 0.587% decrease from the previous year (2,215 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Vermilion County, IL 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%).

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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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$8,262

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,875

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$4,959

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,116

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Illinois (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.44%, from $7,911 to $8,262.

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

7.36%

Uninsured

42.6%

Employer Coverage

24.5%

Medicaid

13.6%

Medicare

10.1%

Non-Group

1.78%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Vermilion County, IL declined by 14% from 8.55% to 7.36%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Vermilion County, IL 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. 12.7% prevalence

  2. 12.7% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Illinois, at 12.7%.

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

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Diversity

Vermilion County, IL is home to a population of 79.2k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.19% of Vermilion County, IL residents were born outside of the country (1.74k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Vermilion County, IL is composed of 62.4k White Alone residents (78.8%), 11k Black or African American Alone residents (13.9%), 3.84k Hispanic or Latino residents (4.84%), 1.02k Two or More Races residents (1.29%), 691 Asian Alone residents (0.872%), 208 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.263%), 48 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0606%), and 22 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0278%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Vermilion County, IL are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Vermilion County, IL was 40.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Vermilion County, IL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Vermilion County, IL residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.19%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.74k people

2.2%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.75k people

As of 2017, 2.19% of Vermilion County, IL residents (1.74k 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 Vermilion County, IL was 2.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    669,904 ± 19,564 people

  2. India

    147,732 ± 9,382 people

  3. Poland

    136,910 ± 9,036 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 669,904 Illinois residents, followed by India with 147,732 and Poland with 136,910.

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Citizenship

98.5%

2017 Citizenship

98.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.5% of Vermilion County, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Vermilion County, IL was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    62.4k ± 43

  2. Black or African American Alone

    11k ± 216

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    3.84k ± 475

In 2017, there were 5.67 times more White Alone residents (62.4k people) in Vermilion County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11k Black or African American Alone and 3.84k 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 Vermilion County, IL 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 Vermilion County, IL 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 Vermilion County, IL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Vermilion County, IL 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

    2,111 ± 198

  2. Korea

    753 ± 96

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    661 ± 132

Vermilion County, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.8 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Vermilion County, IL awarded 836 degrees. The student population of Vermilion County, IL is skewed towards women, with 1,204 male students and 1,806 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Vermilion County, IL are White (582 and 69.6%), followed by Black or African American (119 and 14.2%), Hispanic or Latino (65 and 7.78%), and Unknown (56 and 6.7%).

The largest universities in Vermilion County, IL by number of degrees awarded are Danville Area Community College (683 and 81.7%), Lakeview College of Nursing (140 and 16.7%), and Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Danville (13 and 1.56%).

The most popular majors in Vermilion County, IL are Registered Nursing (207 and 24.8%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (148 and 17.7%), and General Studies (56 and 6.7%).

The median tuition costs in Vermilion County, IL are $15,050 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. 56 degrees awarded

  2. 148 degrees awarded

  3. 67 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Vermilion County, IL was General Studies with 56 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Vermilion County, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 683 degrees awarded

  2. 140 degrees awarded

  3. 13 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$15,050

Median Private

In 2016, the Vermilion County, IL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Danville Area Community College with 683 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

323

Degrees Awarded to Men

513

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 323 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Vermilion County, IL, which is 0.63 times less than the 513 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

    582 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    119 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    65 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Vermilion County, IL were to White students. These 582 degrees mean that there were 4.89 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 119 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Vermilion County, IL was $75,900 in 2017, which is 0.349 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $75,800 to $75,900, a 0.132% increase. The homeownership rate in Vermilion County, IL is 69.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Vermilion County, IL have an average commute time of 19.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Vermilion County, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$44,930

Median Household Income

± $1,688

31.4k

Number of Households

± 964

In 2017, the median household income of the 31.4k households in Vermilion County, IL grew to $44,930 from the previous year's value of $43,552.

The following chart displays the households in Vermilion County, IL 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

$75,900

2017 Median

± $1,907

$75,800

2016 Median

± $1,809

In 2017, the median property value in Vermilion County, IL grew to to $75,900 from the previous year's value of $75,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Vermilion County, IL 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 Vermilion County, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $60k - $70k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

69.9%

2017 Homeownership

69%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 69.9% of the housing units in Vermilion County, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69%.

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

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Commute Time

19.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Vermilion County, IL have a shorter commute time (19.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.65% of the workforce in Vermilion County, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.7%

  2. Carpooled

    7.79%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.24%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Vermilion County, IL was Drove Alone (84.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.79%) and those who Worked At Home (3.24%).

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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