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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Albany-Schenectady-Amsterdam, NY
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 1,057,774 1,075,733 1,102,287 *****4
Households 417,990 445,148 455,424 +/-3,358
Persons per household 2.53 2.42 2.42 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 1,097,136 1,118,095 na na
Total Employed2 532,883 539,218 554,134 *****
Workers at Work 522,204 527,989 534,167 +/-6,707
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 522,204 100.0 527,989 100.0 534,167 100.0 ---
Drove alone 389,464 74.6 418,637 79.3 436,997 81.8 +/- 0.7
2-person carpool 57,225 11.0 45,380 8.6 40,698 7.6 +/- 0.7
3-person carpool 7,527 1.4 6,532 1.2 6,648 1.2 +/- 0.3
4-person carpool 2,067 0.4 1,587 0.3 1,107 0.2 +/- 0.1
5-or-6-person carpool 825 0.2 478 0.1 653 0.1 +/- 0.1
7-or-more-person carpool 584 0.1 296 0.1 200 0.0 +/- 0.0
Bus or trolley bus 17,999 3.4 12,677 2.4 8,990 1.7 +/- 0.3
Streetcar or trolley car 92 0.0 84 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.1
Subway or elevated 256 0.0 370 0.1 430 0.1 +/- 0.1
Railroad 283 0.1 399 0.1 748 0.1 +/- 0.1
Ferryboat 62 0.0 33 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.1
Bicycle 950 0.2 931 0.2 1,352 0.3 +/- 0.1
Walked 26,589 5.1 19,703 3.7 15,937 3.0 +/- 0.4
Taxicab 1,206 0.2 1,483 0.3 1,168 0.2 +/- 0.1
Motorcycle 449 0.1 183 0.0 509 0.1 +/- 0.1
Other means 2,788 0.5 2,376 0.5 3,351 0.6 +/- 0.2
Worked at home 13,838 2.6 16,840 3.2 15,379 2.9 +/- 0.4
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 508,366 100.0 511,149 100.0 518,788 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 22,166 4.4 20,758 4.1 22,360 4.3 +/- 0.4
5 to 9 66,394 13.1 60,387 11.8 59,383 11.4 +/- 0.9
10 to 14 86,942 17.1 84,721 16.6 81,722 15.8 +/- 0.8
15 to 19 91,506 18.0 85,962 16.8 88,155 17.0 +/- 0.9
20 to 29 110,584 21.8 114,239 22.3 121,072 23.3 +/- 1.1
30 to 44 86,565 17.0 90,836 17.8 90,346 17.4 +/- 1.0
45 to 59 26,733 5.3 29,075 5.7 32,857 6.3 +/- 0.6
60 or more 17,476 3.4 25,171 4.9 22,893 4.4 +/- 0.5
Mean travel time (minutes) 20.3 (X) 22.9 (X) 22.6 (X) +/- 0.62
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 508,366 100.0 511,149 100.0 518,788 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 20,179 4.0 26,854 5.3 35,362 6.8 +/- 0.6
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 92,795 18.3 93,257 18.2 97,607 18.8 +/- 1.0
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 166,759 32.8 165,572 32.4 155,567 30.0 +/- 1.1
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 105,757 20.8 99,714 19.5 100,573 19.4 +/- 0.9
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 35,339 7.0 37,119 7.3 36,298 7.0 +/- 0.6
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 41,623 8.2 41,363 8.1 43,114 8.3 +/- 0.7
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 45,914 9.0 47,270 9.2 50,267 9.7 +/- 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: Albany-Schenectady-Amsterdam, NY
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 22.9 511,155 81,150 170,695 114,240 90,840 29,075 25,175
2005 22.6 518,788 81,743 169,877 121,072 90,346 32,857 22,893
2005 MOE +/-0.62 +/-6,722 +/-4,630 +/-6,490 +/-5,863 +/-5,436 +/-2,906 +/-2,437
Drove alone 2000 22.6 418,635 61,920 142,025 97,650 75,775 23,105 18,180
2005 22.5 436,997 62,710 145,937 106,080 77,543 27,131 17,596
2005 MOE +/-0.72 +/-6,592 +/-4,186 +/-5,846 +/-5,581 +/-4,783 +/-2,642 +/-2,140
2-person carpool 2000 24.6 45,380 6,170 15,250 9,695 8,030 3,359 2,874
2005 23.1 40,698 6,908 12,545 9,110 6,752 3,308 2,075
2005 MOE +/-3.3 +/-3,730 +/-1,428 +/-1,960 +/-1,775 +/-1,780 +/-1,221 +/-585
3+ carpool 2000 27.7 8,895 1,124 2,741 1,671 1,846 689 845
2005 26.4 8,608 1,193 2,209 1,755 1,833 1,030 588
2005 MOE +/-8.78 +/-1,899 +/-694 +/-672 +/-817 +/-851 +/-475 +/-348
Bus or trolley bus 2000 35.0 12,680 221 2,468 2,700 3,725 1,565 1,995
2005 33.2 8,990 SSS 1,693 1,843 2,817 980 1,318
2005 MOE +/-8.76 +/-1,638 SSS +/-742 +/-738 +/-933 +/-491 +/-471
All other transit3 2000 71.5 886 20 76 69 181 99 438
2005 112.2 1,178 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS 871
2005 MOE +/-96.69 +/-601 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS +/-552
All other modes4 2000 14.2 24,675 11,664 8,145 2,478 1,258 272 875
2005 12.9 22,317 10,593 7,444 2,205 1,326 SSS SSS
2005 MOE +/-2.58 +/-2,530 +/-1,562 +/-1,486 +/-761 +/-503 SSS SSS

 

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 22.9 100.0 15.9 33.4 22.3 17.8 5.7 4.9
2005 22.6 100.0 15.8 32.7 23.3 17.4 6.3 4.4
2005 MOE +/-0.62 ***** +/-1.3 +/-1.2 +/-1.3 +/-1.3 +/-1.3 +/-1.3
Drove alone 2000 22.6 100.0 14.8 33.9 23.3 18.1 5.5 4.3
2005 22.5 100.0 14.4 33.4 24.3 17.7 6.2 4.0
2005 MOE +/-0.72 ***** +/-1.5 +/-1.4 +/-1.5 +/-1.5 +/-1.5 +/-1.5
2-person carpool 2000 24.6 100.0 13.6 33.6 21.4 17.7 7.4 6.3
2005 23.1 100.0 17.0 30.8 22.4 16.6 8.1 5.1
2005 MOE +/-3.3 ***** +/-9.1 +/-9.0 +/-9.1 +/-9.1 +/-9.2 +/-9.2
3+ carpool 2000 27.7 100.0 12.6 30.8 18.8 20.8 7.7 9.5
2005 26.4 100.0 13.9 25.7 20.4 21.3 12.0 6.8
2005 MOE +/-8.78 ***** +/-22.0 +/-22.0 +/-22.0 +/-22.0 +/-22.1 +/-22.1
Bus or trolley bus 2000 35.0 100.0 1.7 19.5 21.3 29.4 12.3 15.7
2005 33.2 100.0 SSS 18.8 20.5 31.3 10.9 14.7
2005 MOE +/-8.76 ***** SSS +/-18.2 +/-18.1 +/-17.9 +/-18.2 +/-18.2
All other transit3 2000 71.5 100.0 2.3 8.6 7.8 20.4 11.2 49.4
2005 112.2 100.0 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS 73.9
2005 MOE +/-96.69 ***** SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS +/-37.4
All other modes4 2000 14.2 100.0 47.3 33.0 10.0 5.1 1.1 3.5
2005 12.9 100.0 47.5 33.4 9.9 5.9 SSS SSS
2005 MOE +/-2.58 ***** +/-10.8 +/-11.1 +/-11.3 +/-11.3 SSS SSS

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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