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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Alaska
TABLE 1. SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS BY PLACE OF RESIDENCE, 1990, 2000, 2005

Selected Characteristics1 1990 2000 2005 ACS 2005 ACS
MOE 3
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Persons in Household 529,342 607,583 641,724 *****4
Households 188,915 221,600 233,252 +/-2,012
Persons per household 2.80 2.74 2.75 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 550,043 626,932 na na
Total Employed2 270,370 298,643 309,564 *****
Workers at Work 263,761 290,597 294,690 +/-5,226
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 263,761 100.0 290,597 100.0 294,690 100.0 ---
Drove alone 164,969 62.5 193,165 66.5 200,952 68.2 +/- 1.6
2-person carpool 32,243 12.2 35,506 12.2 35,297 12.0 +/- 1.0
3-person carpool 4,737 1.8 6,328 2.2 6,367 2.2 +/- 0.5
4-person carpool 1,691 0.6 2,028 0.7 1,536 0.5 +/- 0.2
5-or-6-person carpool 977 0.4 845 0.3 991 0.3 +/- 0.3
7-or-more-person carpool 679 0.3 305 0.1 364 0.1 +/- 0.1
Bus or trolley bus 4,814 1.8 3,821 1.3 2,865 1.0 +/- 0.3
Streetcar or trolley car 9 0.0 4 0.0 133 0.0 +/- 0.1
Subway or elevated 7 0.0 7 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.1
Railroad 0 0.0 55 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.1
Ferryboat 271 0.1 240 0.1 575 0.2 +/- 0.1
Bicycle 1,717 0.7 1,583 0.5 2,629 0.9 +/- 0.2
Walked 26,927 10.2 21,298 7.3 19,368 6.6 +/- 0.6
Taxicab 1,352 0.5 1,109 0.4 1,388 0.5 +/- 0.2
Motorcycle 500 0.2 244 0.1 798 0.3 +/- 0.1
Other means 11,822 4.5 12,081 4.2 9,360 3.2 +/- 0.4
Worked at home 11,046 4.2 11,978 4.1 12,067 4.1 +/- 0.6
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 252,715 100.0 278,619 100.0 282,623 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 24,333 9.6 22,212 8.0 25,201 8.9 +/- 0.9
5 to 9 49,110 19.4 51,239 18.4 53,814 19.0 +/- 1.2
10 to 14 49,581 19.6 56,182 20.2 53,909 19.1 +/- 1.3
15 to 19 50,430 20.0 53,617 19.2 53,130 18.8 +/- 1.1
20 to 29 41,928 16.6 47,833 17.2 50,564 17.9 +/- 1.1
30 to 44 21,179 8.4 25,307 9.1 24,052 8.5 +/- 0.9
45 to 59 5,813 2.3 7,441 2.7 9,134 3.2 +/- 0.5
60 or more 10,341 4.1 14,788 5.3 12,819 4.5 +/- 0.6
Mean travel time (minutes) 16.7 (X) 19.6 (X) 18.3 (X) +/- 0.78
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 252,715 100.0 278,619 100.0 282,623 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 15,655 6.2 15,678 5.6 18,397 6.5 +/- 0.7
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 39,850 15.8 45,256 16.2 47,880 16.9 +/- 1.1
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 88,094 34.9 90,023 32.3 88,461 31.3 +/- 1.5
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 44,403 17.6 49,264 17.7 49,608 17.6 +/- 1.1
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 22,395 8.9 29,476 10.6 31,360 11.1 +/- 0.9
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 19,750 7.8 22,492 8.1 22,426 7.9 +/- 0.8
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 22,568 8.9 26,430 9.5 24,491 8.7 +/- 0.8

Notes:
1. Please read notes.cfm
2. Total Employed includes Civilian Employed and those working in the Armed Forces.
3. MOE: Margin of Error. Please see notes.cfm. MOE could not be calculated for Total Employed.
4. ***** Cannot be calculated.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau - 1990 STF1, 1990 STF3, 2000 SF1, 2000 SF3, 2005 ACS.

Geographic Area1: Alaska
TABLE 2. MODE TO WORK BY TRAVEL TIME, 2000 & 2005

(Universe = Workers who did not work at home)2

  Mean travel
time (mins.)
Total Less than 10
minutes
10 to 19
minutes
20 to 29
minutes
30 to 44
minutes
45 to 59
minutes
60/more
minutes
Total 2000 19.6 278,615 73,450 109,795 47,830 25,305 7,440 14,790
2005 18.3 282,623 79,015 107,039 50,564 24,052 9,134 12,819
2005 MOE +/-0.78 +/-5,440 +/-3,789 +/-5,112 +/-3,209 +/-2,548 +/-1,343 +/-1,641
Drove alone 2000 18.0 193,165 42,585 83,210 38,030 17,980 4,735 6,625
2005 17.2 200,952 47,000 84,735 40,636 17,230 4,963 6,388
2005 MOE +/-0.82 +/-5,850 +/-3,543 +/-4,599 +/-2,865 +/-2,127 +/-1,028 +/-1,034
2-person carpool 2000 20.2 35,505 7,740 14,460 6,045 3,830 1,295 2,130
2005 19.4 35,297 9,830 12,142 5,647 3,858 2,005 1,815
2005 MOE +/-2.74 +/-2,969 +/-2,034 +/-1,923 +/-1,056 +/-1,012 +/-804 +/-678
3+ carpool 2000 24.0 9,510 2,240 3,270 1,345 1,240 478 925
2005 21.1 9,258 2,717 2,815 968 1,326 837 595
2005 MOE +/-6.71 +/-1,822 +/-988 +/-904 +/-409 +/-546 +/-444 +/-461
Bus or trolley bus 2000 30.7 3,820 355 975 705 865 355 565
2005 30.1 2,865 SSS 814 691 578 SSS 502
2005 MOE +/-14.42 +/-891 SSS +/-502 +/-413 +/-340 SSS +/-399
All other transit3 2000 57.0 305 40 34 52 23 15 134
2005 54.0 708 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE +/-50.71 +/-446 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 24.6 36,315 20,480 7,850 1,655 1,365 564 4,400
2005 21.1 33,543 19,468 6,400 2,364 1,060 1,049 3,202
2005 MOE +/-3.99 +/-2,499 +/-1,795 +/-1,053 +/-706 +/-467 +/-582 +/-771

 

TABLE 2. MODE TO WORK BY TRAVEL TIME, PERCENT OF WORKERS, 2000 and 2005

(Universe = Workers who did not work at home)2

Percent of Workers   Mean travel
time (mins.)
Total Less than 10
minutes
10 to 19
minutes
20 to 29
minutes
30 to 44
minutes
45 to 59
minutes
60/more
minutes
Total 2000 19.6 100.0 26.4 39.4 17.2 9.1 2.7 5.3
2005 18.3 100.0 28.0 37.9 17.9 8.5 3.2 4.5
2005 MOE +/-0.78 ***** +/-1.9 +/-1.8 +/-1.9 +/-1.9 +/-1.9 +/-1.9
Drove alone 2000 18.0 100.0 22.0 43.1 19.7 9.3 2.5 3.4
2005 17.2 100.0 23.4 42.2 20.2 8.6 2.5 3.2
2005 MOE +/-0.82 ***** +/-2.9 +/-2.7 +/-2.9 +/-2.9 +/-2.9 +/-2.9
2-person carpool 2000 20.2 100.0 21.8 40.7 17.0 10.8 3.6 6.0
2005 19.4 100.0 27.8 34.4 16.0 10.9 5.7 5.1
2005 MOE +/-2.74 ***** +/-8.3 +/-8.2 +/-8.4 +/-8.4 +/-8.4 +/-8.4
3+ carpool 2000 24.0 100.0 23.6 34.4 14.1 13.0 5.0 9.7
2005 21.1 100.0 29.3 30.4 10.5 14.3 9.0 6.4
2005 MOE +/-6.71 ***** +/-19.4 +/-19.5 +/-19.7 +/-19.7 +/-19.7 +/-19.7
Bus or trolley bus 2000 30.7 100.0 9.3 25.5 18.5 22.6 9.3 14.8
2005 30.1 100.0 SSS 28.4 24.1 20.2 SSS 17.5
2005 MOE +/-14.42 ***** SSS +/-30.7 +/-30.9 +/-31.0 SSS +/-31.0
All other transit3 2000 57.0 100.0 13.1 11.1 17.0 7.5 4.9 43.9
2005 54.0 100.0 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE +/-50.71 ***** SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 24.6 100.0 56.4 21.6 4.6 3.8 1.6 12.1
2005 21.1 100.0 58.0 19.1 7.0 3.2 3.1 9.5
2005 MOE +/-3.99 ***** +/-6.8 +/-7.4 +/-7.4 +/-7.5 +/-7.5 +/-7.4

Notes:
1. Please read notes.cfm
2. ACS did not include group quarter population. For more information, Please read notes.cfm
3. Includes streetcar/trolley car, subway/elevated, railroad, and ferryboat.
4. Includes bicycle, walk, motorcycle, taxicab, or other means.
SSS: Not shown because weighted total by mode is less than 500.
***** Cannot be calculated.

Updated: 05/17/2011
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