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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Denver-Aurora-Boulder, CO
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 1,843,708 2,411,184 2,599,835 *****4
Households 748,419 958,697 1,038,671 +/-5,988
Persons per household 2.46 2.52 2.50 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 1,875,828 2,449,044 na na
Total Employed2 998,848 1,309,424 1,358,158 *****
Workers at Work 979,145 1,286,686 1,320,669 +/-9,948
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 979,145 100.0 1,286,686 100.0 1,320,669 100.0 ---
Drove alone 733,243 74.9 969,333 75.3 1,014,508 76.8 +/- 0.7
2-person carpool 103,703 10.6 118,773 9.2 99,143 7.5 +/- 0.5
3-person carpool 12,918 1.3 19,942 1.5 13,870 1.1 +/- 0.2
4-person carpool 3,326 0.3 6,460 0.5 3,830 0.3 +/- 0.1
5-or-6-person carpool 1,312 0.1 2,457 0.2 2,496 0.2 +/- 0.1
7-or-more-person carpool 1,564 0.2 957 0.1 1,182 0.1 +/- 0.0
Bus or trolley bus 40,226 4.1 56,223 4.4 48,250 3.7 +/- 0.3
Streetcar or trolley car 87 0.0 584 0.0 512 0.0 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 112 0.0 641 0.0 2,428 0.2 +/- 0.0
Railroad 47 0.0 310 0.0 1,453 0.1 +/- 0.0
Ferryboat 31 0.0 56 0.0 199 0.0 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 6,988 0.7 8,952 0.7 11,358 0.9 +/- 0.1
Walked 32,221 3.3 30,272 2.4 32,868 2.5 +/- 0.2
Taxicab 608 0.1 787 0.1 372 0.0 +/- 0.0
Motorcycle 1,961 0.2 1,417 0.1 2,999 0.2 +/- 0.1
Other means 5,258 0.5 7,735 0.6 9,198 0.7 +/- 0.1
Worked at home 35,540 3.6 61,787 4.8 76,003 5.8 +/- 0.3
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 943,605 100.0 1,224,899 100.0 1,244,666 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 23,476 2.5 24,554 2.0 30,862 2.5 +/- 0.2
5 to 9 92,607 9.8 100,031 8.2 104,455 8.4 +/- 0.4
10 to 14 135,947 14.4 157,468 12.9 151,588 12.2 +/- 0.5
15 to 19 158,421 16.8 184,703 15.1 188,165 15.1 +/- 0.5
20 to 29 237,999 25.2 279,944 22.9 290,378 23.3 +/- 0.7
30 to 44 201,558 21.4 295,760 24.1 300,096 24.1 +/- 0.7
45 to 59 57,440 6.1 104,635 8.5 112,552 9.0 +/- 0.5
60 or more 36,157 3.8 77,804 6.4 66,570 5.3 +/- 0.4
Mean travel time (minutes) 22.6 (X) 26.3 (X) 25.2 (X) +/- 0.42
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 943,605 100.0 1,224,899 100.0 1,244,666 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 57,518 6.1 92,953 7.6 95,997 7.7 +/- 0.5
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 215,299 22.8 271,535 22.2 263,750 21.2 +/- 0.7
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 313,270 33.2 384,215 31.4 345,209 27.7 +/- 0.9
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 142,823 15.1 194,184 15.9 229,100 18.4 +/- 0.7
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 66,181 7.0 97,659 8.0 114,276 9.2 +/- 0.5
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 70,499 7.5 82,526 6.7 87,071 7.0 +/- 0.4
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 78,015 8.3 101,827 8.3 109,263 8.8 +/- 0.5

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: Denver-Aurora-Boulder, CO
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 26.3 1,224,905 124,590 342,175 279,955 295,760 104,620 77,810
2005 25.2 1,244,666 135,317 339,753 290,378 300,096 112,552 66,570
2005 MOE +/-0.42 +/-10,223 +/-7,034 +/-9,044 +/-9,236 +/-9,596 +/-6,143 +/-5,181
Drove alone 2000 25.1 969,340 94,525 280,275 235,370 236,265 77,005 45,885
2005 24.3 1,014,508 103,202 287,399 248,408 247,165 89,315 39,019
2005 MOE +/-0.52 +/-12,307 +/-5,580 +/-8,507 +/-8,778 +/-8,383 +/-5,829 +/-3,848
2-person carpool 2000 27.9 118,765 10,465 31,735 25,285 30,510 11,349 9,434
2005 26.9 99,143 11,301 21,374 23,427 27,460 8,378 7,203
2005 MOE +/-2.65 +/-6,521 +/-2,118 +/-2,720 +/-2,935 +/-3,158 +/-1,703 +/-1,608
3+ carpool 2000 31.1 29,825 2,086 6,825 5,558 8,387 3,471 3,493
2005 28.5 21,378 1,731 4,915 4,434 5,277 3,256 1,765
2005 MOE +/-5.66 +/-2,795 +/-717 +/-1,367 +/-1,048 +/-1,266 +/-1,315 +/-710
Bus or trolley bus 2000 43.2 56,230 833 6,437 7,438 15,185 11,562 14,769
2005 44.0 48,250 637 4,163 6,077 14,090 8,483 14,800
2005 MOE +/-6.18 +/-4,336 +/-304 +/-1,228 +/-1,323 +/-2,103 +/-1,752 +/-2,613
All other transit3 2000 36.3 1,603 45 192 279 501 344 222
2005 42.8 4,592 SSS SSS 641 1,123 1,539 1,019
2005 MOE +/-12.46 +/-933 SSS SSS +/-323 +/-496 +/-600 +/-406
All other modes4 2000 24.3 49,170 16,629 16,714 6,024 4,927 875 3,985
2005 20.7 56,795 18,446 21,632 7,391 4,981 1,581 2,764
2005 MOE +/-2.88 +/-3,643 +/-2,396 +/-2,685 +/-1,315 +/-1,154 +/-621 +/-731

 

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 26.3 100.0 10.2 27.9 22.9 24.1 8.5 6.4
2005 25.2 100.0 10.9 27.3 23.3 24.1 9.0 5.3
2005 MOE +/-0.42 ***** +/-0.8 +/-0.8 +/-0.8 +/-0.8 +/-0.8 +/-0.8
Drove alone 2000 25.1 100.0 9.8 28.9 24.3 24.4 7.9 4.7
2005 24.3 100.0 10.2 28.3 24.5 24.4 8.8 3.8
2005 MOE +/-0.52 ***** +/-1.2 +/-1.2 +/-1.2 +/-1.2 +/-1.2 +/-1.2
2-person carpool 2000 27.9 100.0 8.8 26.7 21.3 25.7 9.6 7.9
2005 26.9 100.0 11.4 21.6 23.6 27.7 8.5 7.3
2005 MOE +/-2.65 ***** +/-6.6 +/-6.6 +/-6.5 +/-6.5 +/-6.6 +/-6.6
3+ carpool 2000 31.1 100.0 7.0 22.9 18.6 28.1 11.6 11.7
2005 28.5 100.0 8.1 23.0 20.7 24.7 15.2 8.3
2005 MOE +/-5.66 ***** +/-13.1 +/-13.0 +/-13.0 +/-13.0 +/-13.0 +/-13.1
Bus or trolley bus 2000 43.2 100.0 1.5 11.4 13.2 27.0 20.6 26.3
2005 44.0 100.0 1.3 8.6 12.6 29.2 17.6 30.7
2005 MOE +/-6.18 ***** +/-9.0 +/-9.0 +/-9.0 +/-8.9 +/-9.0 +/-8.8
All other transit3 2000 36.3 100.0 2.8 12.0 17.4 31.3 21.5 13.8
2005 42.8 100.0 SSS SSS 14.0 24.5 33.5 22.2
2005 MOE +/-12.46 ***** SSS SSS +/-20.3 +/-20.2 +/-19.8 +/-20.2
All other modes4 2000 24.3 100.0 33.8 34.0 12.3 10.0 1.8 8.1
2005 20.7 100.0 32.5 38.1 13.0 8.8 2.8 4.9
2005 MOE +/-2.88 ***** +/-6.3 +/-6.2 +/-6.4 +/-6.4 +/-6.4 +/-6.4

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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