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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Gainesville, GA-AL
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 3,262,236 4,463,033 5,152,472 *****4
Households 1,232,151 1,662,711 1,897,436 +/-11,086
Persons per household 2.65 2.68 2.72 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 3,317,380 4,548,344 na na
Total Employed2 1,734,125 2,295,119 2,589,464 *****
Workers at Work 1,703,876 2,253,382 2,517,592 +/-15,164
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 1,703,876 100.0 2,253,382 100.0 2,517,592 100.0 ---
Drove alone 1,322,394 77.6 1,735,884 77.0 1,996,659 79.3 +/- 0.3
2-person carpool 182,924 10.7 226,833 10.1 202,916 8.1 +/- 0.4
3-person carpool 30,584 1.8 49,114 2.2 41,709 1.7 +/- 0.2
4-person carpool 10,580 0.6 20,845 0.9 10,329 0.4 +/- 0.1
5-or-6-person carpool 4,249 0.2 12,270 0.5 9,812 0.4 +/- 0.1
7-or-more-person carpool 3,154 0.2 5,265 0.2 7,442 0.3 +/- 0.1
Bus or trolley bus 52,684 3.1 49,162 2.2 62,449 2.5 +/- 0.2
Streetcar or trolley car 469 0.0 662 0.0 816 0.0 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 14,655 0.9 19,972 0.9 15,040 0.6 +/- 0.1
Railroad 850 0.0 1,714 0.1 1,512 0.1 +/- 0.0
Ferryboat 72 0.0 219 0.0 95 0.0 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 1,439 0.1 2,084 0.1 2,708 0.1 +/- 0.0
Walked 25,762 1.5 28,489 1.3 24,988 1.0 +/- 0.1
Taxicab 2,560 0.2 5,114 0.2 5,157 0.2 +/- 0.1
Motorcycle 1,937 0.1 1,679 0.1 3,084 0.1 +/- 0.0
Other means 12,512 0.7 18,016 0.8 23,082 0.9 +/- 0.1
Worked at home 37,051 2.2 76,060 3.4 109,794 4.4 +/- 0.3
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 1,666,825 100.0 2,177,322 100.0 2,407,798 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 36,507 2.2 36,738 1.7 56,997 2.4 +/- 0.2
5 to 9 133,031 8.0 145,518 6.7 164,661 6.8 +/- 0.3
10 to 14 206,871 12.4 236,011 10.8 246,625 10.2 +/- 0.4
15 to 19 255,618 15.3 291,133 13.4 300,108 12.5 +/- 0.4
20 to 29 347,571 20.9 419,024 19.2 469,034 19.5 +/- 0.6
30 to 44 404,778 24.3 532,389 24.5 598,475 24.9 +/- 0.6
45 to 59 174,571 10.5 262,639 12.1 276,861 11.5 +/- 0.4
60 or more 107,878 6.5 253,870 11.7 295,037 12.3 +/- 0.5
Mean travel time (minutes) 25.6 (X) 30.9 (X) 30.7 (X) +/- 0.49
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 1,666,825 100.0 2,177,322 100.0 2,407,798 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 80,257 4.8 141,017 6.5 177,280 7.4 +/- 0.4
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 336,318 20.2 458,951 21.1 478,218 19.9 +/- 0.6
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 571,711 34.3 695,790 32.0 687,001 28.5 +/- 0.6
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 301,813 18.1 362,095 16.6 428,920 17.8 +/- 0.6
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 122,147 7.3 187,777 8.6 246,131 10.2 +/- 0.4
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 116,718 7.0 142,227 6.5 168,456 7.0 +/- 0.3
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 137,861 8.3 189,465 8.7 221,792 9.2 +/- 0.4

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: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Gainesville, GA-AL
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 30.9 2,177,310 182,260 527,145 419,040 532,350 262,630 253,875
2005 30.7 2,407,798 221,658 546,733 469,034 598,475 276,861 295,037
2005 MOE +/-0.49 +/-15,080 +/-10,642 +/-14,108 +/-13,800 +/-15,541 +/-10,736 +/-11,712
Drove alone 2000 29.8 1,735,885 140,485 429,725 351,515 428,945 210,383 174,875
2005 29.7 1,996,659 176,678 466,158 405,544 503,732 230,787 213,760
2005 MOE +/-0.47 +/-14,186 +/-9,464 +/-12,885 +/-12,708 +/-13,784 +/-9,220 +/-8,367
2-person carpool 2000 31.0 226,835 18,605 57,335 40,730 55,329 26,681 28,188
2005 32.9 202,916 17,863 44,134 39,040 45,247 24,604 32,028
2005 MOE +/-2.62 +/-9,142 +/-2,544 +/-4,104 +/-4,123 +/-4,275 +/-3,392 +/-5,178
3+ carpool 2000 36.4 87,480 5,287 16,499 13,669 24,448 11,055 16,593
2005 37.1 69,292 4,579 12,380 10,243 20,447 8,070 13,573
2005 MOE +/-6.57 +/-7,434 +/-1,603 +/-2,247 +/-2,242 +/-4,021 +/-2,202 +/-3,905
Bus or trolley bus 2000 53.2 49,154 1,172 4,820 4,604 11,156 7,399 19,965
2005 49.0 62,449 2,037 7,664 5,663 16,514 8,093 22,478
2005 MOE +/-7 +/-6,076 +/-927 +/-2,553 +/-1,669 +/-3,684 +/-2,077 +/-3,400
All other transit3 2000 49.1 22,574 171 1,172 2,597 6,158 5,088 7,383
2005 44.9 17,463 589 669 2,077 5,159 4,095 4,874
2005 MOE +/-8.86 +/-2,440 +/-625 +/-616 +/-1,007 +/-1,258 +/-1,219 +/-1,180
All other modes4 2000 28.4 55,365 16,553 17,574 5,987 6,376 2,038 6,840
2005 27.7 59,019 19,912 15,728 6,467 7,376 1,212 8,324
2005 MOE +/-4.85 +/-5,118 +/-2,539 +/-2,673 +/-1,645 +/-1,493 +/-625 +/-2,135

 

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 30.9 100.0 8.4 24.2 19.2 24.4 12.1 11.7
2005 30.7 100.0 9.2 22.7 19.5 24.9 11.5 12.3
2005 MOE +/-0.49 ***** +/-0.6 +/-0.6 +/-0.6 +/-0.6 +/-0.6 +/-0.6
Drove alone 2000 29.8 100.0 8.1 24.8 20.2 24.7 12.1 10.1
2005 29.7 100.0 8.8 23.3 20.3 25.2 11.6 10.7
2005 MOE +/-0.47 ***** +/-0.7 +/-0.7 +/-0.7 +/-0.7 +/-0.7 +/-0.7
2-person carpool 2000 31.0 100.0 8.2 25.3 18.0 24.4 11.8 12.4
2005 32.9 100.0 8.8 21.7 19.2 22.3 12.1 15.8
2005 MOE +/-2.62 ***** +/-4.5 +/-4.5 +/-4.5 +/-4.5 +/-4.5 +/-4.5
3+ carpool 2000 36.4 100.0 6.0 18.9 15.6 27.9 12.6 19.0
2005 37.1 100.0 6.6 17.9 14.8 29.5 11.6 19.6
2005 MOE +/-6.57 ***** +/-10.7 +/-10.7 +/-10.7 +/-10.6 +/-10.7 +/-10.7
Bus or trolley bus 2000 53.2 100.0 2.4 9.8 9.4 22.7 15.1 40.6
2005 49.0 100.0 3.3 12.3 9.1 26.4 13.0 36.0
2005 MOE +/-7 ***** +/-9.7 +/-9.7 +/-9.7 +/-9.6 +/-9.7 +/-9.5
All other transit3 2000 49.1 100.0 0.8 5.2 11.5 27.3 22.5 32.7
2005 44.9 100.0 3.4 3.8 11.9 29.5 23.4 27.9
2005 MOE +/-8.86 ***** +/-14.0 +/-14.0 +/-14.0 +/-13.8 +/-13.9 +/-13.8
All other modes4 2000 28.4 100.0 29.9 31.7 10.8 11.5 3.7 12.4
2005 27.7 100.0 33.7 26.6 11.0 12.5 2.1 14.1
2005 MOE +/-4.85 ***** +/-8.5 +/-8.6 +/-8.7 +/-8.7 +/-8.7 +/-8.7

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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