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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
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 4,096,467 5,289,446 5,948,666 *****4
Households 1,554,776 1,963,816 2,126,003 +/-9,723
Persons per household 2.63 2.69 2.80 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 4,162,814 5,377,361 na na
Total Employed2 2,134,318 2,646,557 2,931,016 *****
Workers at Work 2,089,067 2,595,150 2,854,656 +/-17,917
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 2,089,067 100.0 2,595,150 100.0 2,854,656 100.0 ---
Drove alone 1,641,547 78.6 2,043,309 78.7 2,290,854 80.2 +/- 0.4
2-person carpool 231,798 11.1 267,959 10.3 251,215 8.8 +/- 0.4
3-person carpool 38,366 1.8 54,872 2.1 53,782 1.9 +/- 0.3
4-person carpool 12,705 0.6 23,083 0.9 16,742 0.6 +/- 0.1
5-or-6-person carpool 5,095 0.2 12,106 0.5 9,143 0.3 +/- 0.1
7-or-more-person carpool 4,111 0.2 5,068 0.2 5,024 0.2 +/- 0.0
Bus or trolley bus 44,384 2.1 40,321 1.6 30,052 1.1 +/- 0.1
Streetcar or trolley car 244 0.0 483 0.0 344 0.0 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 147 0.0 1,605 0.1 4,663 0.2 +/- 0.0
Railroad 32 0.0 1,773 0.1 6,720 0.2 +/- 0.0
Ferryboat 44 0.0 146 0.0 394 0.0 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 2,736 0.1 3,520 0.1 3,673 0.1 +/- 0.0
Walked 39,333 1.9 38,433 1.5 35,596 1.2 +/- 0.1
Taxicab 1,884 0.1 1,700 0.1 2,254 0.1 +/- 0.0
Motorcycle 4,010 0.2 2,618 0.1 5,700 0.2 +/- 0.0
Other means 14,038 0.7 20,432 0.8 29,156 1.0 +/- 0.1
Worked at home 48,593 2.3 77,722 3.0 109,344 3.8 +/- 0.3
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 2,040,474 100.0 2,517,428 100.0 2,745,312 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 48,570 2.4 52,075 2.1 67,214 2.4 +/- 0.2
5 to 9 190,468 9.3 206,683 8.2 235,820 8.6 +/- 0.3
10 to 14 272,089 13.3 313,735 12.5 338,010 12.3 +/- 0.4
15 to 19 339,459 16.6 372,933 14.8 401,166 14.6 +/- 0.4
20 to 29 448,950 22.0 522,732 20.8 573,653 20.9 +/- 0.5
30 to 44 464,221 22.8 599,380 23.8 663,868 24.2 +/- 0.6
45 to 59 165,910 8.1 249,493 9.9 261,221 9.5 +/- 0.3
60 or more 110,807 5.4 200,397 8.0 204,360 7.4 +/- 0.3
Mean travel time (minutes) 24.1 (X) 27.5 (X) 26.5 (X) +/- 0.33
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 2,040,474 100.0 2,517,428 100.0 2,745,312 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 107,635 5.3 179,824 7.1 235,944 8.6 +/- 0.3
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 412,494 20.2 511,078 20.3 557,664 20.3 +/- 0.6
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 726,142 35.6 840,014 33.4 801,301 29.2 +/- 0.6
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 336,714 16.5 406,218 16.1 461,373 16.8 +/- 0.4
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 141,958 7.0 194,373 7.7 234,606 8.5 +/- 0.4
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 143,591 7.0 163,164 6.5 196,957 7.2 +/- 0.3
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 171,940 8.4 222,757 8.8 257,467 9.4 +/- 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: Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
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 27.5 2,517,430 258,745 686,670 522,730 599,370 249,488 200,400
2005 26.5 2,745,312 303,034 739,176 573,653 663,868 261,221 204,360
2005 MOE +/-0.33 +/-17,948 +/-10,347 +/-15,944 +/-13,356 +/-17,287 +/-9,052 +/-7,714
Drove alone 2000 26.8 2,043,310 199,345 567,235 442,175 489,600 203,912 141,040
2005 25.9 2,290,854 244,600 630,444 497,720 553,033 217,109 147,948
2005 MOE +/-0.4 +/-18,973 +/-10,046 +/-14,945 +/-13,125 +/-14,717 +/-8,418 +/-6,242
2-person carpool 2000 28.4 267,955 26,537 73,930 52,075 64,073 26,374 24,984
2005 27.8 251,215 23,438 65,803 49,046 65,836 26,047 21,045
2005 MOE +/-1.93 +/-10,635 +/-2,588 +/-5,009 +/-4,226 +/-5,973 +/-3,891 +/-2,776
3+ carpool 2000 32.1 95,115 7,473 21,581 16,442 26,638 10,189 12,771
2005 34.2 84,691 4,579 20,478 14,367 21,737 8,528 15,002
2005 MOE +/-5.06 +/-8,952 +/-1,044 +/-6,901 +/-2,787 +/-3,548 +/-2,238 +/-2,803
Bus or trolley bus 2000 50.2 40,322 777 4,220 4,532 10,141 6,336 14,324
2005 48.7 30,052 SSS 3,349 3,995 6,775 4,709 10,812
2005 MOE +/-9.25 +/-3,564 SSS +/-1,498 +/-1,185 +/-1,427 +/-1,484 +/-2,059
All other transit3 2000 45.7 4,012 69 284 643 1,401 708 890
2005 50.1 12,121 SSS SSS 623 3,775 2,520 4,729
2005 MOE +/-10.46 +/-1,715 SSS SSS +/-411 +/-1,004 +/-713 +/-1,068
All other modes4 2000 24.7 66,710 24,538 19,392 6,868 7,537 1,981 6,409
2005 20.3 76,379 29,871 18,762 7,902 12,712 2,308 4,824
2005 MOE +/-2.64 +/-5,640 +/-3,115 +/-2,906 +/-1,870 +/-2,802 +/-969 +/-1,098

 

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 27.5 100.0 10.3 27.3 20.8 23.8 9.9 8.0
2005 26.5 100.0 11.0 26.9 20.9 24.2 9.5 7.4
2005 MOE +/-0.33 ***** +/-0.7 +/-0.6 +/-0.6 +/-0.6 +/-0.7 +/-0.7
Drove alone 2000 26.8 100.0 9.8 27.8 21.6 24.0 10.0 6.9
2005 25.9 100.0 10.7 27.5 21.7 24.1 9.5 6.5
2005 MOE +/-0.4 ***** +/-0.8 +/-0.8 +/-0.8 +/-0.8 +/-0.8 +/-0.8
2-person carpool 2000 28.4 100.0 9.9 27.6 19.4 23.9 9.8 9.3
2005 27.8 100.0 9.3 26.2 19.5 26.2 10.4 8.4
2005 MOE +/-1.93 ***** +/-4.2 +/-4.2 +/-4.2 +/-4.2 +/-4.2 +/-4.2
3+ carpool 2000 32.1 100.0 7.9 22.7 17.3 28.0 10.7 13.4
2005 34.2 100.0 5.4 24.2 17.0 25.7 10.1 17.7
2005 MOE +/-5.06 ***** +/-10.6 +/-10.4 +/-10.6 +/-10.5 +/-10.6 +/-10.6
Bus or trolley bus 2000 50.2 100.0 1.9 10.5 11.2 25.2 15.7 35.5
2005 48.7 100.0 SSS 11.1 13.3 22.5 15.7 36.0
2005 MOE +/-9.25 ***** SSS +/-11.8 +/-11.8 +/-11.8 +/-11.8 +/-11.6
All other transit3 2000 45.7 100.0 1.7 7.1 16.0 34.9 17.6 22.2
2005 50.1 100.0 SSS SSS 5.1 31.1 20.8 39.0
2005 MOE +/-10.46 ***** SSS SSS +/-14.2 +/-13.9 +/-14.1 +/-13.7
All other modes4 2000 24.7 100.0 36.8 29.1 10.3 11.3 3.0 9.6
2005 20.3 100.0 39.1 24.6 10.3 16.6 3.0 6.3
2005 MOE +/-2.64 ***** +/-7.2 +/-7.3 +/-7.4 +/-7.4 +/-7.4 +/-7.4

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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