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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Dallas city, Texas
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 990,115 1,167,416 1,144,946 *****4
Households 402,060 451,833 443,764 +/-7,812
Persons per household 2.46 2.58 2.58 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 1,006,877 1,188,580 na na
Total Employed2 512,404 549,429 548,142 *****
Workers at Work 500,566 537,006 533,371 +/-13,716
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 500,566 100.0 537,006 100.0 533,371 100.0 ---
Drove alone 362,811 72.5 380,265 70.8 392,067 73.5 +/- 0.8
2-person carpool 58,594 11.7 64,247 12.0 54,578 10.2 +/- 1.1
3-person carpool 10,912 2.2 16,819 3.1 16,274 3.1 +/- 1.2
4-person carpool 3,962 0.8 7,621 1.4 3,791 0.7 +/- 0.2
5-or-6-person carpool 1,623 0.3 4,750 0.9 2,247 0.4 +/- 0.2
7-or-more-person carpool 803 0.2 2,000 0.4 969 0.2 +/- 0.1
Bus or trolley bus 32,147 6.4 26,623 5.0 19,271 3.6 +/- 0.5
Streetcar or trolley car 165 0.0 198 0.0 287 0.1 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 27 0.0 1,079 0.2 1,759 0.3 +/- 0.1
Railroad 15 0.0 880 0.2 1,863 0.3 +/- 0.2
Ferryboat 15 0.0 41 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.1
Bicycle 772 0.2 721 0.1 1,029 0.2 +/- 0.1
Walked 12,050 2.4 10,466 1.9 9,675 1.8 +/- 0.4
Taxicab 980 0.2 540 0.1 603 0.1 +/- 0.1
Motorcycle 618 0.1 258 0.0 369 0.1 +/- 0.0
Other means 3,995 0.8 5,479 1.0 9,879 1.9 +/- 0.6
Worked at home 11,077 2.2 15,019 2.8 18,710 3.5 +/- 0.5
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 489,489 100.0 521,987 100.0 514,661 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 8,679 1.8 7,598 1.5 8,910 1.7 +/- 0.4
5 to 9 35,247 7.2 35,380 6.8 36,087 7.0 +/- 0.8
10 to 14 59,523 12.2 62,825 12.0 61,463 11.9 +/- 0.9
15 to 19 88,568 18.1 86,605 16.6 86,293 16.8 +/- 1.5
20 to 29 121,430 24.8 120,647 23.1 123,210 23.9 +/- 1.1
30 to 44 121,497 24.8 132,689 25.4 133,658 26.0 +/- 1.7
45 to 59 32,260 6.6 40,650 7.8 33,871 6.6 +/- 0.9
60 or more 22,285 4.6 35,593 6.8 31,169 6.1 +/- 0.7
Mean travel time (minutes) 24.0 (X) 26.9 (X) 25.3 (X) +/- 1.18
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 489,489 100.0 521,987 100.0 514,661 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 24,461 5.0 35,082 6.7 44,594 8.7 +/- 0.9
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 89,888 18.4 97,998 18.8 93,627 18.2 +/- 1.3
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 166,771 34.1 164,445 31.5 137,140 26.6 +/- 1.6
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 93,623 19.1 98,722 18.9 101,182 19.7 +/- 1.0
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 41,370 8.5 47,396 9.1 54,207 10.5 +/- 0.9
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 31,964 6.5 33,507 6.4 35,549 6.9 +/- 0.7
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 41,412 8.5 44,837 8.6 48,362 9.4 +/- 1.1

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: Dallas city, Texas
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 26.9 521,985 42,980 149,430 120,650 132,685 40,650 35,590
2005 25.3 514,661 44,997 147,756 123,210 133,658 33,871 31,169
2005 MOE +/-1.18 +/-13,867 +/-4,706 +/-9,668 +/-6,425 +/-9,383 +/-4,506 +/-3,815
Drove alone 2000 24.6 380,265 30,635 117,480 95,000 94,715 27,190 15,235
2005 23.5 392,067 32,722 120,323 100,905 99,422 24,773 13,922
2005 MOE +/-1.15 +/-11,035 +/-3,847 +/-6,908 +/-5,365 +/-7,775 +/-4,052 +/-2,538
2-person carpool 2000 27.8 64,245 4,830 17,895 13,965 17,435 5,300 4,820
2005 27.5 54,578 4,311 13,009 12,398 17,349 3,400 4,111
2005 MOE +/-4.83 +/-5,870 +/-1,145 +/-2,389 +/-2,184 +/-3,230 +/-1,691 +/-1,527
3+ carpool 2000 34.1 31,190 1,440 5,580 5,700 10,500 3,725 4,240
2005 32.3 23,281 516 7,824 3,841 5,709 1,386 4,005
2005 MOE +/-12.04 +/-6,927 +/-394 +/-6,398 +/-1,865 +/-1,971 +/-693 +/-1,482
Bus or trolley bus 2000 51.1 26,625 525 2,920 3,275 6,825 3,510 9,565
2005 50.2 19,271 SSS 2,440 2,666 3,900 2,923 7,234
2005 MOE +/-11.77 +/-2,600 SSS +/-1,407 +/-916 +/-1,237 +/-1,244 +/-1,869
All other transit3 2000 40.7 2,195 0 160 495 885 320 345
2005 45.9 3,909 SSS SSS SSS 1,545 665 998
2005 MOE +/-19.76 +/-1,152 SSS SSS SSS +/-746 +/-475 +/-515
All other modes4 2000 23.3 17,460 5,535 5,390 2,220 2,330 600 1,390
2005 19.6 21,555 7,340 3,820 3,039 5,733 724 899
2005 MOE +/-5.61 +/-3,691 +/-1,767 +/-1,121 +/-1,234 +/-2,411 +/-548 +/-657

 

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 26.9 100.0 8.2 28.6 23.1 25.4 7.8 6.8
2005 25.3 100.0 8.7 28.7 23.9 26.0 6.6 6.1
2005 MOE +/-1.18 ***** +/-2.7 +/-2.6 +/-2.7 +/-2.7 +/-2.7 +/-2.7
Drove alone 2000 24.6 100.0 8.1 30.9 25.0 24.9 7.2 4.0
2005 23.5 100.0 8.3 30.7 25.7 25.4 6.3 3.6
2005 MOE +/-1.15 ***** +/-2.8 +/-2.8 +/-2.8 +/-2.8 +/-2.8 +/-2.8
2-person carpool 2000 27.8 100.0 7.5 27.9 21.7 27.1 8.2 7.5
2005 27.5 100.0 7.9 23.8 22.7 31.8 6.2 7.5
2005 MOE +/-4.83 ***** +/-10.8 +/-10.7 +/-10.7 +/-10.6 +/-10.8 +/-10.8
3+ carpool 2000 34.1 100.0 4.6 17.9 18.3 33.7 11.9 13.6
2005 32.3 100.0 2.2 33.6 16.5 24.5 6.0 17.2
2005 MOE +/-12.04 ***** +/-29.8 +/-28.3 +/-29.7 +/-29.7 +/-29.8 +/-29.7
Bus or trolley bus 2000 51.1 100.0 2.0 11.0 12.3 25.6 13.2 35.9
2005 50.2 100.0 SSS 12.7 13.8 20.2 15.2 37.5
2005 MOE +/-11.77 ***** SSS +/-13.5 +/-13.5 +/-13.4 +/-13.5 +/-13.0
All other transit3 2000 40.7 100.0 0.0 7.3 22.6 40.3 14.6 15.7
2005 45.9 100.0 SSS SSS SSS 39.5 17.0 25.5
2005 MOE +/-19.76 ***** SSS SSS SSS +/-28.5 +/-29.4 +/-29.3
All other modes4 2000 23.3 100.0 31.7 30.9 12.7 13.3 3.4 8.0
2005 19.6 100.0 34.1 17.7 14.1 26.6 3.4 4.2
2005 MOE +/-5.61 ***** +/-16.9 +/-17.1 +/-17.1 +/-16.9 +/-17.1 +/-17.1

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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