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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Connecticut
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 3,185,949 3,297,626 3,394,751 *****4
Households 1,230,479 1,301,670 1,323,838 +/-6,482
Persons per household 2.59 2.53 2.56 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 3,287,116 3,405,565 na na
Total Employed2 1,708,638 1,672,651 1,707,912 *****
Workers at Work 1,673,442 1,640,823 1,657,342 +/-13,617
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 1,673,442 100.0 1,640,823 100.0 1,657,342 100.0 ---
Drove alone 1,300,825 77.7 1,312,700 80.0 1,343,489 81.1 +/- 0.7
2-person carpool 150,971 9.0 124,051 7.6 110,158 6.6 +/- 0.4
3-person carpool 19,154 1.1 17,722 1.1 13,665 0.8 +/- 0.1
4-person carpool 6,063 0.4 5,991 0.4 6,745 0.4 +/- 0.1
5-or-6-person carpool 3,433 0.2 3,656 0.2 1,890 0.1 +/- 0.1
7-or-more-person carpool 7,323 0.4 2,980 0.2 3,901 0.2 +/- 0.1
Bus or trolley bus 38,806 2.3 36,097 2.2 38,549 2.3 +/- 0.3
Streetcar or trolley car 157 0.0 156 0.0 398 0.0 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 1,099 0.1 1,111 0.1 2,383 0.1 +/- 0.1
Railroad 24,138 1.4 26,659 1.6 28,994 1.7 +/- 0.2
Ferryboat 108 0.0 223 0.0 103 0.0 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 2,855 0.2 2,875 0.2 4,398 0.3 +/- 0.1
Walked 61,484 3.7 44,348 2.7 33,775 2.0 +/- 0.2
Taxicab 1,497 0.1 1,581 0.1 1,558 0.1 +/- 0.0
Motorcycle 1,426 0.1 776 0.0 1,081 0.1 +/- 0.0
Other means 8,983 0.5 8,479 0.5 12,072 0.7 +/- 0.1
Worked at home 45,120 2.7 51,418 3.1 54,183 3.3 +/- 0.2
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 1,628,322 100.0 1,589,405 100.0 1,603,159 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 54,670 3.4 47,035 3.0 46,699 2.9 +/- 0.2
5 to 9 203,163 12.5 177,296 11.2 170,541 10.6 +/- 0.4
10 to 14 293,942 18.1 264,948 16.7 247,634 15.4 +/- 0.5
15 to 19 297,472 18.3 269,915 17.0 265,252 16.5 +/- 0.6
20 to 29 342,172 21.0 341,058 21.5 349,849 21.8 +/- 0.6
30 to 44 272,314 16.7 275,949 17.4 296,432 18.5 +/- 0.6
45 to 59 89,595 5.5 96,492 6.1 103,992 6.5 +/- 0.3
60 or more 74,994 4.6 116,712 7.3 122,760 7.7 +/- 0.3
Mean travel time (minutes) 21.1 (X) 24.4 (X) 24.8 (X) +/- 0.40
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 1,628,322 100.0 1,589,405 100.0 1,603,159 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 71,007 4.4 89,538 5.6 101,673 6.3 +/- 0.3
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 332,477 20.4 302,387 19.0 323,072 20.2 +/- 0.6
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 522,821 32.1 507,903 32.0 472,985 29.5 +/- 0.7
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 346,086 21.3 325,255 20.5 319,279 19.9 +/- 0.5
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 117,800 7.2 124,887 7.9 137,948 8.6 +/- 0.4
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 122,884 7.5 118,740 7.5 122,754 7.7 +/- 0.4
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 115,247 7.1 120,695 7.6 125,448 7.8 +/- 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: Connecticut
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 24.4 1,589,405 224,330 534,865 341,060 275,950 96,495 116,715
2005 24.8 1,603,159 217,240 512,886 349,849 296,432 103,992 122,760
2005 MOE +/-0.4 +/-13,826 +/-7,826 +/-12,455 +/-10,028 +/-9,453 +/-5,538 +/-5,547
Drove alone 2000 23.2 1,312,700 178,780 452,975 297,405 232,585 79,450 71,505
2005 23.4 1,343,489 178,201 442,669 307,159 253,950 85,615 75,895
2005 MOE +/-0.47 +/-15,545 +/-7,664 +/-11,136 +/-9,187 +/-9,182 +/-5,140 +/-4,526
2-person carpool 2000 23.8 124,050 16,515 45,670 24,870 20,870 7,530 8,595
2005 24.3 110,158 14,648 35,545 23,799 19,472 8,800 7,894
2005 MOE +/-2.53 +/-7,063 +/-2,469 +/-3,487 +/-3,189 +/-2,377 +/-2,035 +/-1,604
3+ carpool 2000 29.3 30,345 2,865 8,875 5,865 6,130 2,765 3,840
2005 27.7 26,201 2,979 7,630 5,052 5,341 3,005 2,194
2005 MOE +/-5.18 +/-3,371 +/-1,211 +/-2,069 +/-1,570 +/-1,377 +/-1,012 +/-738
Bus or trolley bus 2000 35.9 36,095 1,020 7,045 6,655 11,295 4,000 6,080
2005 34.9 38,549 993 8,040 6,478 13,069 3,426 6,543
2005 MOE +/-5.85 +/-4,320 +/-583 +/-1,716 +/-1,402 +/-2,482 +/-976 +/-1,521
All other transit3 2000 81.6 28,145 64 344 595 1,065 1,955 24,110
2005 81.0 31,878 511 699 SSS 1,232 2,132 26,896
2005 MOE +/-9.91 +/-2,742 +/-468 +/-395 SSS +/-606 +/-626 +/-2,325
All other modes4 2000 16.1 58,060 25,095 19,960 5,670 4,005 770 2,580
2005 18.3 52,884 19,908 18,303 6,953 3,368 1,014 3,338
2005 MOE +/-2.89 +/-4,595 +/-2,842 +/-2,925 +/-1,463 +/-1,092 +/-463 +/-1,061

 

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 24.4 100.0 14.1 33.7 21.5 17.4 6.1 7.3
2005 24.8 100.0 13.6 32.0 21.8 18.5 6.5 7.7
2005 MOE +/-0.4 ***** +/-0.9 +/-0.8 +/-0.9 +/-0.9 +/-0.9 +/-0.9
Drove alone 2000 23.2 100.0 13.6 34.5 22.7 17.7 6.1 5.4
2005 23.4 100.0 13.3 32.9 22.9 18.9 6.4 5.6
2005 MOE +/-0.47 ***** +/-1.2 +/-1.1 +/-1.1 +/-1.1 +/-1.2 +/-1.2
2-person carpool 2000 23.8 100.0 13.3 36.8 20.0 16.8 6.1 6.9
2005 24.3 100.0 13.3 32.3 21.6 17.7 8.0 7.2
2005 MOE +/-2.53 ***** +/-6.4 +/-6.3 +/-6.4 +/-6.4 +/-6.4 +/-6.4
3+ carpool 2000 29.3 100.0 9.4 29.2 19.3 20.2 9.1 12.7
2005 27.7 100.0 11.4 29.1 19.3 20.4 11.5 8.4
2005 MOE +/-5.18 ***** +/-12.9 +/-12.7 +/-12.8 +/-12.8 +/-12.9 +/-12.9
Bus or trolley bus 2000 35.9 100.0 2.8 19.5 18.4 31.3 11.1 16.8
2005 34.9 100.0 2.6 20.9 16.8 33.9 8.9 17.0
2005 MOE +/-5.85 ***** +/-11.2 +/-11.2 +/-11.2 +/-11.0 +/-11.2 +/-11.2
All other transit3 2000 81.6 100.0 0.2 1.2 2.1 3.8 6.9 85.7
2005 81.0 100.0 1.6 2.2 SSS 3.9 6.7 84.4
2005 MOE +/-9.91 ***** +/-8.6 +/-8.6 SSS +/-8.6 +/-8.6 +/-6.0
All other modes4 2000 16.1 100.0 43.2 34.4 9.8 6.9 1.3 4.4
2005 18.3 100.0 37.6 34.6 13.1 6.4 1.9 6.3
2005 MOE +/-2.89 ***** +/-8.4 +/-8.5 +/-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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