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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Birmingham-Hoover-Cullman, 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 1,005,556 1,105,811 1,148,386 *****4
Households 388,792 443,082 457,695 +/-4,536
Persons per household 2.59 2.50 2.51 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 1,024,457 1,129,721 na na
Total Employed2 457,662 512,021 543,363 *****
Workers at Work 449,564 503,343 531,554 +/-8,389
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 449,564 100.0 503,343 100.0 531,554 100.0 ---
Drove alone 361,793 80.5 418,632 83.2 446,221 83.9 +/- 0.9
2-person carpool 51,242 11.4 48,011 9.5 45,724 8.6 +/- 0.8
3-person carpool 9,290 2.1 8,445 1.7 7,260 1.4 +/- 0.3
4-person carpool 3,318 0.7 2,844 0.6 2,561 0.5 +/- 0.2
5-or-6-person carpool 1,225 0.3 1,015 0.2 1,248 0.2 +/- 0.1
7-or-more-person carpool 724 0.2 515 0.1 972 0.2 +/- 0.1
Bus or trolley bus 4,864 1.1 3,057 0.6 2,495 0.5 +/- 0.2
Streetcar or trolley car 39 0.0 37 0.0 52 0.0 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 9 0.0 52 0.0 72 0.0 +/- 0.0
Railroad 25 0.0 81 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.1
Ferryboat 27 0.0 91 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.1
Bicycle 306 0.1 237 0.0 594 0.1 +/- 0.1
Walked 6,225 1.4 6,033 1.2 6,777 1.3 +/- 0.3
Taxicab 198 0.0 279 0.1 25 0.0 +/- 0.0
Motorcycle 324 0.1 272 0.1 500 0.1 +/- 0.1
Other means 2,319 0.5 2,696 0.5 3,298 0.6 +/- 0.2
Worked at home 7,636 1.7 11,046 2.2 13,755 2.6 +/- 0.4
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 441,928 100.0 492,297 100.0 517,799 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 10,357 2.3 10,927 2.2 13,844 2.7 +/- 0.4
5 to 9 39,290 8.9 38,690 7.9 42,162 8.1 +/- 0.7
10 to 14 59,042 13.4 59,377 12.1 63,126 12.2 +/- 0.9
15 to 19 77,938 17.6 77,573 15.8 74,280 14.3 +/- 1.0
20 to 29 103,344 23.4 112,579 22.9 120,437 23.3 +/- 1.3
30 to 44 98,195 22.2 114,784 23.3 122,752 23.7 +/- 1.2
45 to 59 30,833 7.0 42,919 8.7 44,536 8.6 +/- 0.7
60 or more 22,929 5.2 35,448 7.2 36,662 7.1 +/- 0.6
Mean travel time (minutes) 23.4 (X) 27.0 (X) 26.3 (X) +/- 0.88
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 441,928 100.0 492,297 100.0 517,799 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 34,107 7.7 43,713 8.9 52,547 10.1 +/- 0.8
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 108,736 24.6 113,314 23.0 115,562 22.3 +/- 1.0
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 153,945 34.8 172,254 35.0 160,473 31.0 +/- 1.1
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 49,931 11.3 56,400 11.5 58,105 11.2 +/- 0.8
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 22,740 5.1 27,150 5.5 31,199 6.0 +/- 0.5
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 32,549 7.4 31,393 6.4 41,040 7.9 +/- 0.8
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 39,920 9.0 48,073 9.8 58,873 11.4 +/- 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: Birmingham-Hoover-Cullman, 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 27.0 492,310 49,620 136,935 112,570 114,780 42,915 35,435
2005 26.3 517,799 56,006 137,406 120,437 122,752 44,536 36,662
2005 MOE +/-0.88 +/-8,934 +/-4,052 +/-7,111 +/-7,074 +/-6,584 +/-3,771 +/-3,372
Drove alone 2000 26.2 418,630 40,530 119,100 99,715 98,240 35,170 25,860
2005 25.7 446,221 45,019 122,052 105,831 108,271 37,850 27,198
2005 MOE +/-0.9 +/-8,551 +/-3,599 +/-6,567 +/-6,185 +/-6,119 +/-3,842 +/-2,784
2-person carpool 2000 30.8 48,010 3,910 12,235 9,360 11,915 5,479 5,094
2005 27.6 45,724 5,361 10,404 9,668 11,034 4,813 4,444
2005 MOE +/-3.85 +/-4,215 +/-1,638 +/-1,859 +/-2,093 +/-1,794 +/-1,245 +/-1,308
3+ carpool 2000 36.4 12,810 1,031 2,618 2,189 2,943 1,562 2,468
2005 34.7 12,041 1,011 2,634 2,450 1,873 1,308 2,765
2005 MOE +/-9.49 +/-2,107 +/-522 +/-776 +/-936 +/-832 +/-786 +/-1,043
Bus or trolley bus 2000 50.1 3,065 166 382 274 682 268 1,264
2005 50.3 2,495 SSS SSS 751 SSS SSS 1,264
2005 MOE +/-30.71 +/-1,068 SSS SSS +/-808 SSS SSS +/-677
All other transit3 2000 49.0 260 37 25 18 38 19 119
2005 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 20.8 9,520 3,919 2,568 1,021 938 407 636
2005 27.3 11,194 4,502 2,197 1,737 1,315 SSS 991
2005 MOE +/-11.22 +/-2,041 +/-1,523 +/-763 +/-957 +/-596 SSS +/-676

 

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 27.0 100.0 10.1 27.8 22.9 23.3 8.7 7.2
2005 26.3 100.0 10.8 26.5 23.3 23.7 8.6 7.1
2005 MOE +/-0.88 ***** +/-1.7 +/-1.7 +/-1.7 +/-1.7 +/-1.7 +/-1.7
Drove alone 2000 26.2 100.0 9.7 28.4 23.8 23.5 8.4 6.2
2005 25.7 100.0 10.1 27.4 23.7 24.3 8.5 6.1
2005 MOE +/-0.9 ***** +/-1.9 +/-1.9 +/-1.9 +/-1.9 +/-1.9 +/-1.9
2-person carpool 2000 30.8 100.0 8.1 25.5 19.5 24.8 11.4 10.6
2005 27.6 100.0 11.7 22.8 21.1 24.1 10.5 9.7
2005 MOE +/-3.85 ***** +/-9.2 +/-9.2 +/-9.2 +/-9.2 +/-9.2 +/-9.2
3+ carpool 2000 36.4 100.0 8.0 20.4 17.1 23.0 12.2 19.3
2005 34.7 100.0 8.4 21.9 20.3 15.6 10.9 23.0
2005 MOE +/-9.49 ***** +/-17.5 +/-17.4 +/-17.4 +/-17.5 +/-17.5 +/-17.4
Bus or trolley bus 2000 50.1 100.0 5.4 12.5 8.9 22.3 8.7 41.2
2005 50.3 100.0 SSS SSS 30.1 SSS SSS 50.7
2005 MOE +/-30.71 ***** SSS SSS +/-41.7 SSS SSS +/-40.5
All other transit3 2000 49.0 100.0 14.2 9.6 6.9 14.6 7.3 45.8
2005 SSS 100.0 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS ***** SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 20.8 100.0 41.2 27.0 10.7 9.9 4.3 6.7
2005 27.3 100.0 40.2 19.6 15.5 11.7 SSS 8.9
2005 MOE +/-11.22 ***** +/-17.4 +/-18.2 +/-18.2 +/-18.2 SSS +/-18.2

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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