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Percentage of People with and without Disabilities who Commute by Car, Alone in United States

With Disabilities who Commute by Car, Alone in United States Counties have been grouped using the US state quartile ranges and United States is in the third quartile with a value of 71.5%. The following cities in United States have the value, Anchorage 70.0%, Asheville 64.3%, Austin 65.9%, Baltimore 52.7%, Baton Rouge 74.0%, Birmingham 70.8%, Boise 69.4%, Chicago 45.9%, Columbia 65.5%, Columbus 68.5%, Denver 62.4%, Detroit 59.4%, Fresno 70.4%, Gastonia 70.6%, Greensboro 72.6%, Houston 67.5%, Indianapolis 73.5%, Lansing 66.0%, Las Vegas 67.4%, Little Rock 75.6%, Memphis 73.1%, Milwaukee 60.2%, Minneapolis 45.7%, Missoula 56.8%, Montgomery 79.3%, Nashville 74.0%, New Orleans 61.8%, Oakland 48.7%, Phoenix 66.6%, Pittsburgh 46.6%, Portland 51.4%, Raleigh 67.3%, Richmond 57.8%, Riverside 63.9%, Sacramento 64.1%, Salt Lake City 53.4%, San Francisco 30.3%, Santa Barbara 52.4%, Seattle 44.8%, Spokane 70.0%, St. Petersburg 69.6%, Tacoma 68.2%, Tampa 76.6%, Tucson 63.9%, Tulsa 72.4%, Urban Honolulu CDP 50.8% & Washington 34.4%.With Disabilities who Commute by Car, Alone Albuquerque, 71.5%Anchorage, 70.0%Asheville, 64.3%Austin, 65.9%Baltimore, 52.7%Baton Rouge, 74.0%Birmingham, 70.8%Boise, 69.4%Chicago, 45.9%Columbia, 65.5%Columbus, 68.5%Denver, 62.4%Detroit, 59.4%Fresno, 70.4%Gastonia, 70.6%Greensboro, 72.6%Houston, 67.5%Indianapolis, 73.5%Lansing, 66.0%Las Vegas, 67.4%Little Rock, 75.6%Memphis, 73.1%Milwaukee, 60.2%Minneapolis, 45.7%Missoula, 56.8%Montgomery, 79.3%Nashville, 74.0%New Orleans, 61.8%Oakland, 48.7%Phoenix, 66.6%Pittsburgh, 46.6%Portland, 51.4%Raleigh, 67.3%Richmond, 57.8%Riverside, 63.9%Sacramento, 64.1%Salt Lake City, 53.4%San Francisco, 30.3%Santa Barbara, 52.4%Seattle, 44.8%Spokane, 70.0%St. Petersburg, 69.6%Tacoma, 68.2%Tampa, 76.6%Tucson, 63.9%Tulsa, 72.4%Urban Honolulu CDP, 50.8%Washington, 34.4% Without Disabilities who Commute by Car, Alone in United States Counties have been grouped using the US state quartile ranges and United States is in the third quartile with a value of 71.5%. The following cities in United States have the value, Anchorage 70.0%, Asheville 64.3%, Austin 65.9%, Baltimore 52.7%, Baton Rouge 74.0%, Birmingham 70.8%, Boise 69.4%, Chicago 45.9%, Columbia 65.5%, Columbus 68.5%, Denver 62.4%, Detroit 59.4%, Fresno 70.4%, Gastonia 70.6%, Greensboro 72.6%, Houston 67.5%, Indianapolis 73.5%, Lansing 66.0%, Las Vegas 67.4%, Little Rock 75.6%, Memphis 73.1%, Milwaukee 60.2%, Minneapolis 45.7%, Missoula 56.8%, Montgomery 79.3%, Nashville 74.0%, New Orleans 61.8%, Oakland 48.7%, Phoenix 66.6%, Pittsburgh 46.6%, Portland 51.4%, Raleigh 67.3%, Richmond 57.8%, Riverside 63.9%, Sacramento 64.1%, Salt Lake City 53.4%, San Francisco 30.3%, Santa Barbara 52.4%, Seattle 44.8%, Spokane 70.0%, St. Petersburg 69.6%, Tacoma 68.2%, Tampa 76.6%, Tucson 63.9%, Tulsa 72.4%, Urban Honolulu CDP 50.8% & Washington 34.4%.Without Disabilities who Commute by Car, Alone Albuquerque, 80.1%Anchorage, 76.0%Asheville, 76.7%Austin, 74.1%Baltimore, 60.1%Baton Rouge, 79.6%Birmingham, 82.1%Boise, 80.3%Chicago, 49.7%Columbia, 80.0%Columbus, 80.8%Denver, 70.5%Detroit, 69.6%Fresno, 76.8%Gastonia, 84.4%Greensboro, 82.0%Houston, 76.7%Indianapolis, 82.5%Lansing, 77.9%Las Vegas, 78.1%Little Rock, 83.4%Memphis, 80.6%Milwaukee, 72.1%Minneapolis, 62.1%Missoula, 69.7%Montgomery, 85.4%Nashville, 79.7%New Orleans, 69.9%Oakland, 52.3%Phoenix, 75.3%Pittsburgh, 56.5%Portland, 58.2%Raleigh, 79.1%Richmond, 72.0%Riverside, 74.9%Sacramento, 74.3%Salt Lake City, 68.4%San Francisco, 35.2%Santa Barbara, 65.7%Seattle, 49.3%Spokane, 76.3%St. Petersburg, 80.1%Tacoma, 75.7%Tampa, 78.5%Tucson, 74.4%Tulsa, 81.0%Urban Honolulu CDP, 55.5%Washington, 33.6%

Data source. , American Community Survey (ACS), 5 year Estimates. Table S1811, selected economic characteristics for the civilian noninstitutionalized population by disability status.
Calculation. Number of workers aged 16 and above with/without a disability who commute by car alone divided by the total number of workers aged 16 and above with/without a disability. ACS Table S1811 provides these percentages.

Percentage of People with and without Disabilities who Commute by Car, Alone by Region
RegionWith Disabilities who Commute by Car, AloneWithout Disabilities who Commute by Car, Alone
United States70.7%76.8%
Albuquerque71.5%80.1%
Anchorage70.0%76.0%
Asheville64.3%76.7%
Austin65.9%74.1%
Baltimore52.7%60.1%
Baton Rouge74.0%79.6%
Birmingham70.8%82.1%
Boise69.4%80.3%
Chicago45.9%49.7%
Columbia65.5%80.0%
Columbus68.5%80.8%
Denver62.4%70.5%
Detroit59.4%69.6%
Fresno70.4%76.8%
Gastonia70.6%84.4%
Greensboro72.6%82.0%
Houston67.5%76.7%
Indianapolis73.5%82.5%
Lansing66.0%77.9%
Las Vegas67.4%78.1%
Little Rock75.6%83.4%
Memphis73.1%80.6%
Milwaukee60.2%72.1%
Minneapolis45.7%62.1%
Missoula56.8%69.7%
Montgomery79.3%85.4%
Nashville74.0%79.7%
New Orleans61.8%69.9%
Oakland48.7%52.3%
Phoenix66.6%75.3%
Pittsburgh46.6%56.5%
Portland51.4%58.2%
Raleigh67.3%79.1%
Richmond57.8%72.0%
Riverside63.9%74.9%
Sacramento64.1%74.3%
Salt Lake City53.4%68.4%
San Francisco30.3%35.2%
Santa Barbara52.4%65.7%
Seattle44.8%49.3%
Spokane70.0%76.3%
St. Petersburg69.6%80.1%
Tacoma68.2%75.7%
Tampa76.6%78.5%
Tucson63.9%74.4%
Tulsa72.4%81.0%
Urban Honolulu CDP50.8%55.5%
Washington34.4%33.6%