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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Charlotte-Gastonia-Salisbury, NC-SC
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 1,472,455 1,855,324 2,080,211 *****4
Households 567,784 727,184 822,150 +/-6,941
Persons per household 2.59 2.55 2.53 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 1,501,663 1,897,034 na na
Total Employed2 783,953 953,179 1,019,342 *****
Workers at Work 770,766 934,987 988,543 +/-9,696
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 770,766 100.0 934,987 100.0 988,543 100.0 ---
Drove alone 603,243 78.3 756,844 80.9 798,831 80.8 +/- 0.7
2-person carpool 92,647 12.0 91,725 9.8 83,571 8.5 +/- 0.6
3-person carpool 16,680 2.2 18,138 1.9 17,679 1.8 +/- 0.3
4-person carpool 5,466 0.7 7,228 0.8 7,083 0.7 +/- 0.3
5-or-6-person carpool 2,152 0.3 4,184 0.4 5,399 0.5 +/- 0.2
7-or-more-person carpool 1,397 0.2 1,902 0.2 2,143 0.2 +/- 0.1
Bus or trolley bus 10,403 1.3 9,639 1.0 12,077 1.2 +/- 0.2
Streetcar or trolley car 65 0.0 83 0.0 118 0.0 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 38 0.0 97 0.0 43 0.0 +/- 0.0
Railroad 8 0.0 107 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Ferryboat 42 0.0 14 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 903 0.1 1,050 0.1 1,178 0.1 +/- 0.0
Walked 15,797 2.0 11,349 1.2 11,685 1.2 +/- 0.2
Taxicab 1,064 0.1 926 0.1 1,230 0.1 +/- 0.1
Motorcycle 704 0.1 737 0.1 1,254 0.1 +/- 0.1
Other means 5,864 0.8 6,075 0.6 12,498 1.3 +/- 0.2
Worked at home 14,293 1.9 24,889 2.7 33,754 3.4 +/- 0.3
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 756,473 100.0 910,098 100.0 954,789 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 21,265 2.8 21,526 2.4 27,604 2.9 +/- 0.4
5 to 9 82,647 10.9 78,412 8.6 92,868 9.7 +/- 0.6
10 to 14 123,683 16.3 129,243 14.2 130,584 13.7 +/- 0.7
15 to 19 141,403 18.7 148,366 16.3 149,200 15.6 +/- 0.7
20 to 29 168,022 22.2 198,909 21.9 209,460 21.9 +/- 0.7
30 to 44 144,670 19.1 197,772 21.7 206,748 21.7 +/- 0.9
45 to 59 47,614 6.3 77,077 8.5 80,420 8.4 +/- 0.5
60 or more 27,169 3.6 58,793 6.5 57,905 6.1 +/- 0.5
Mean travel time (minutes) 21.4 (X) 25.9 (X) 24.9 (X) +/- 0.54
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 756,473 100.0 910,098 100.0 954,789 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 41,089 5.4 59,514 6.5 70,212 7.4 +/- 0.5
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 174,923 23.1 201,592 22.2 212,448 22.3 +/- 0.9
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 247,086 32.7 303,970 33.4 283,930 29.7 +/- 0.8
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 116,196 15.4 134,263 14.8 150,181 15.7 +/- 0.7
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 41,706 5.5 56,264 6.2 70,167 7.3 +/- 0.4
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 62,033 8.2 65,553 7.2 68,581 7.2 +/- 0.5
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 73,440 9.7 88,942 9.8 99,270 10.4 +/- 0.6

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: Charlotte-Gastonia-Salisbury, NC-SC
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 25.9 910,100 99,935 277,610 198,900 197,780 77,070 58,810
2005 24.9 954,789 120,472 279,784 209,460 206,748 80,420 57,905
2005 MOE +/-0.54 +/-9,597 +/-6,875 +/-9,372 +/-7,414 +/-8,725 +/-4,988 +/-4,582
Drove alone 2000 25.3 756,850 80,530 234,005 171,875 164,585 63,305 42,525
2005 24.3 798,831 99,832 237,378 179,946 174,587 66,388 40,700
2005 MOE +/-0.55 +/-10,242 +/-6,479 +/-8,167 +/-6,733 +/-7,077 +/-4,673 +/-3,236
2-person carpool 2000 27.2 91,725 9,255 28,225 18,270 20,585 8,269 7,080
2005 25.2 83,571 9,658 26,097 17,513 17,636 7,138 5,529
2005 MOE +/-2.78 +/-5,739 +/-2,498 +/-3,204 +/-2,748 +/-3,453 +/-1,415 +/-1,263
3+ carpool 2000 33.1 31,455 2,332 7,840 5,468 8,026 3,655 4,162
2005 35.6 32,304 1,331 6,348 6,444 8,323 3,986 5,872
2005 MOE +/-8.36 +/-4,312 +/-597 +/-1,635 +/-1,526 +/-2,227 +/-1,416 +/-2,076
Bus or trolley bus 2000 46.1 9,654 217 1,055 1,329 2,552 1,353 3,125
2005 41.6 12,077 SSS 1,311 1,749 3,336 1,996 3,459
2005 MOE +/-9.7 +/-1,956 SSS +/-718 +/-794 +/-1,196 +/-771 +/-1,030
All other transit3 2000 42.4 300 14 40 22 99 60 75
2005 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 23.8 20,135 7,598 6,433 1,921 1,946 438 1,802
2005 22.2 27,845 9,425 8,581 3,765 2,817 912 2,345
2005 MOE +/-5.12 +/-3,081 +/-1,708 +/-1,775 +/-1,262 +/-1,227 +/-439 +/-961

 

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 25.9 100.0 11.0 30.5 21.9 21.7 8.5 6.5
2005 24.9 100.0 12.6 29.3 21.9 21.7 8.4 6.1
2005 MOE +/-0.54 ***** +/-1.0 +/-1.0 +/-1.0 +/-1.0 +/-1.0 +/-1.0
Drove alone 2000 25.3 100.0 10.6 30.9 22.7 21.7 8.4 5.6
2005 24.3 100.0 12.5 29.7 22.5 21.9 8.3 5.1
2005 MOE +/-0.55 ***** +/-1.3 +/-1.2 +/-1.3 +/-1.3 +/-1.3 +/-1.3
2-person carpool 2000 27.2 100.0 10.1 30.8 19.9 22.4 9.0 7.7
2005 25.2 100.0 11.6 31.2 21.0 21.1 8.5 6.6
2005 MOE +/-2.78 ***** +/-6.9 +/-6.8 +/-6.8 +/-6.8 +/-6.9 +/-6.9
3+ carpool 2000 33.1 100.0 7.4 24.9 17.4 25.5 11.6 13.2
2005 35.6 100.0 4.1 19.7 19.9 25.8 12.3 18.2
2005 MOE +/-8.36 ***** +/-13.3 +/-13.3 +/-13.3 +/-13.2 +/-13.3 +/-13.3
Bus or trolley bus 2000 46.1 100.0 2.2 10.9 13.8 26.4 14.0 32.4
2005 41.6 100.0 SSS 10.9 14.5 27.6 16.5 28.6
2005 MOE +/-9.7 ***** SSS +/-16.2 +/-16.2 +/-16.0 +/-16.2 +/-16.0
All other transit3 2000 42.4 100.0 4.7 13.3 7.3 33.0 20.0 25.0
2005 SSS 100.0 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS ***** SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 23.8 100.0 37.7 31.9 9.5 9.7 2.2 8.9
2005 22.2 100.0 33.8 30.8 13.5 10.1 3.3 8.4
2005 MOE +/-5.12 ***** +/-10.9 +/-10.9 +/-11.0 +/-11.1 +/-11.1 +/-11.1

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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