Wayne County, NY

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Population

91,442

0.47% decline

Median Age

43.6


Median Household Income

$53,693

4% growth

Poverty Rate

11.7%


Number of Employees

43,209

0.0809% decline

Median Property Value

$118,900

3.3% growth

About

In 2017, Wayne County, NY had a population of 91.4k people with a median age of 43.6 and a median household income of $53,693. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Wayne County, NY declined from 91,874 to 91,442, a -0.47% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,627 to $53,693, a 4% increase.

The population of Wayne County, NY is 90.2% White Alone, 4.21% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.92% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Wayne County, NY speak a non-English language, and 99.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Wayne County, NY are Wayne Finger Lakes BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (123 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Wayne County, NY is $118,900, and the homeownership rate is 76.8%. Most people in Wayne County, NY commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Wayne County, NY is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Wayne County, NY employs 43.2k people. The largest industries in Wayne County, NY are Manufacturing (7,461 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,265 people), and Retail Trade (5,797 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($77,292), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($53,194), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($48,656).

Median household income in Wayne County, NY is $53,693. Males in Wayne County, NY have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,246. The income inequality in Wayne County, NY (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$53,693

2017 value

± $1,648

4%

1 Year Growth

± 3.66%

Households in Wayne County, NY have a median annual income of $53,693, 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 $51,627 in 2016, which represents a 4% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$76,804

Average Male Salary

± $1,164

$59,246

Average Female Salary

± $829

In 2017, full-time male employees in New York made 1.3 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. White

    $65,105 ± $849

  2. Asian

    $62,456 ± $2,350

  3. Two or More Races

    $46,207 ± $3,026

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of New York workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Wayne County, NY is from New York.

0.499

2017 Wage GINI

0.497

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in New York was 0.499 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.362% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in New York 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 202.02

  2. Census Tract 201.01

  3. Census Tract 203.02

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Wayne County, NY was Census Tract 202.02 with a value of $84,737, followed by Census Tract 201.01 and Census Tract 203.02, with respective values of $75,919 and $67,878.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

11.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Wayne County, NY (10.5k out of 90.1k 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 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

    9,001 ± 620

  2. Hispanic

    895 ± 218

  3. Black

    810 ± 191

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Wayne County, NY 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

43.2k

2017 Value

± 1,269

-0.0809%

1 Year decline

± 4.11%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Wayne County, NY declined at a rate of -0.0809%, from 43.2k employees to 43.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Wayne County, NY, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,522 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,785 people), and Production Occupations (4,179 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Wayne County, NY.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Wayne County, NY, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,522 people), Sales & Related Occupations (4,785 people), and Production Occupations (4,179 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Wayne County, NY has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.09 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (1.67 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.34 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Wayne County, NY, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($79,494), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($76,477), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($75,338).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

43.2k

2017 Value

± 1,269

-0.0809%

1 Year decline

± 4.11%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Wayne County, NY declined at a rate of -0.0809%, from 43.2k employees to 43.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Wayne County, NY, are Manufacturing (7,461 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,265 people), and Retail Trade (5,797 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Wayne County, NY, though some of these residents may live in Wayne County, NY 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 Wayne County, NY, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (7,461 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,265 people), and Retail Trade (5,797 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Wayne County, NY has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.48 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.71 times), and Utilities (1.27 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Wayne County, NY, by median earnings, are Utilities ($77,292), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($53,194), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($48,656).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $67.6B

  2. $47.2B

  3. $45.3B

In 2015, the top outbound New York product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $67.6B, followed by Electronics ($47.2B) and Misc. mfg. prods. ($45.3B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$570B

2015 Value

$854B

Projected 2045 Value

49.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound New York trade was $570B. This is expected to increase 49.9% to $854B by 2045.

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

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $34.6B

  2. $29.6B

  3. $18.8B

In 2015, the top outbound New York domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New Jersey with $34.6B, followed by Pennsylvania with $29.6B and Connecticut and $18.8B.

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

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Health

94.1% of the population of Wayne County, NY has health coverage, with 51.9% on employee plans, 16.7% on Medicaid, 13.5% on Medicare, 10.9% on non-group plans, and 1.13% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Wayne County, NY was $9,778 in 2014. This is a 4.57% increase from the previous year ($9,351).

Primary care physicians in Wayne County, NY see 3517 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.96% increase from the previous year (3288 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2064 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1121 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.2%). Additionally, Chemung County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,517 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Wayne County, NY see an average of 3,517 patients per year. This represents a 6.96% increase from the previous year (3,288 patients).

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

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,778

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,338

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,803

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,179

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New York (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.57%, from $9,351 to $9,778.

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

5.87%

Uninsured

51.9%

Employer Coverage

16.7%

Medicaid

13.5%

Medicare

10.9%

Non-Group

1.13%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Wayne County, NY declined by 15.8% from 6.97% to 5.87%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Wayne County, NY 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. 12.2% prevalence

  2. 12.2% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Oswego County and Bronx County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in New York, at 12.2%.

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

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Diversity

Wayne County, NY is home to a population of 91.4k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.91% of Wayne County, NY residents were born outside of the country (2.66k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Wayne County, NY is composed of 82.5k White Alone residents (90.2%), 3.85k Hispanic or Latino residents (4.21%), 2.67k Black or African American Alone residents (2.92%), 1.55k Two or More Races residents (1.7%), 612 Asian Alone residents (0.669%), 133 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.145%), 66 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0722%), and 36 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0394%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Wayne County, NY are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

43

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

48

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Wayne County, NY was 43.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Wayne County, NY are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Wayne County, NY residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.91%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.66k people

2.67%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.46k people

As of 2017, 2.91% of Wayne County, NY residents (2.66k 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 Wayne County, NY was 2.67%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Dominican Republic

    505,406 ± 17,230 people

  2. China

    402,542 ± 15,418 people

  3. Jamaica

    239,917 ± 11,952 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of New York was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 505,406 New York residents, followed by China with 402,542 and Jamaica with 239,917.

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Citizenship

99.2%

2017 Citizenship

99.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.2% of Wayne County, NY residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Wayne County, NY was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    82.5k ± 49

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    3.85k ± 471

  3. Black or African American Alone

    2.67k ± 190

In 2017, there were 21.4 times more White Alone residents (82.5k people) in Wayne County, NY than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.85k Hispanic or Latino and 2.67k 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 Wayne County, NY 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 Wayne County, NY 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 Wayne County, NY was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Wayne County, NY 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

    2,290 ± 225

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    731 ± 161

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    632 ± 132

Wayne County, NY has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Wayne County, NY awarded 123 degrees. The student population of Wayne County, NY is skewed towards women, with 19 male students and 240 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Wayne County, NY are White (57 and 46.3%), followed by Black or African American (53 and 43.1%), Hispanic or Latino (6 and 4.88%), and Two or More Races (5 and 4.07%).

The largest universities in Wayne County, NY by number of degrees awarded are Wayne Finger Lakes BOCES-Practical Nursing Program (123 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Wayne County, NY are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (123 and 100%).

The median tuition costs in Wayne County, NY are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 123 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Wayne County, NY was Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training with 123 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

123 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Wayne County, NY institution with the largest number of graduating students was Wayne Finger Lakes BOCES-Practical Nursing Program with 123 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

8

Degrees Awarded to Men

115

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 8 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Wayne County, NY, which is 0.0696 times less than the 115 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

    57 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    53 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    6 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Wayne County, NY were to White students. These 57 degrees mean that there were 1.08 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 53 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Wayne County, NY was $118,900 in 2017, which is 0.546 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $115,100 to $118,900, a 3.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Wayne County, NY is 76.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Wayne County, NY have an average commute time of 24.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Wayne County, NY is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$53,693

Median Household Income

± $1,648

36.6k

Number of Households

± 1,109

In 2017, the median household income of the 36.6k households in Wayne County, NY grew to $53,693 from the previous year's value of $51,627.

The following chart displays the households in Wayne County, NY 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

$118,900

2017 Median

± $2,606

$115,100

2016 Median

± $2,526

In 2017, the median property value in Wayne County, NY grew to to $118,900 from the previous year's value of $115,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Wayne County, NY 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 Wayne County, NY the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

76.8%

2017 Homeownership

76.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 76.8% of the housing units in Wayne County, NY were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.7%.

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

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Commute Time

24.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Wayne County, NY have a shorter commute time (24.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.38% of the workforce in Wayne County, NY have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.6%

  2. Carpooled

    8.1%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.21%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Wayne County, NY was Drove Alone (84.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.1%) and those who Worked At Home (3.21%).

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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