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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Detroit-Warren-Flint, MI
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 5,020,540 5,268,892 5,339,713 *****4
Households 1,884,774 2,045,867 2,077,662 +/-8,234
Persons per household 2.66 2.58 2.57 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 5,095,695 5,357,538 na na
Total Employed2 2,308,511 2,493,774 2,431,156 *****
Workers at Work 2,254,469 2,436,635 2,345,680 +/-13,729
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 2,254,469 100.0 2,436,635 100.0 2,345,680 100.0 ---
Drove alone 1,867,573 82.8 2,051,242 84.2 2,003,624 85.4 +/- 0.4
2-person carpool 192,223 8.5 181,782 7.5 148,716 6.3 +/- 0.3
3-person carpool 23,159 1.0 27,200 1.1 24,003 1.0 +/- 0.1
4-person carpool 6,900 0.3 8,761 0.4 7,948 0.3 +/- 0.1
5-or-6-person carpool 2,733 0.1 4,767 0.2 2,080 0.1 +/- 0.0
7-or-more-person carpool 2,417 0.1 2,590 0.1 2,881 0.1 +/- 0.0
Bus or trolley bus 48,805 2.2 40,886 1.7 36,307 1.5 +/- 0.2
Streetcar or trolley car 324 0.0 404 0.0 114 0.0 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 195 0.0 365 0.0 210 0.0 +/- 0.0
Railroad 83 0.0 117 0.0 62 0.0 +/- 0.0
Ferryboat 85 0.0 183 0.0 69 0.0 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 3,743 0.2 4,343 0.2 4,895 0.2 +/- 0.0
Walked 53,410 2.4 44,146 1.8 34,064 1.5 +/- 0.1
Taxicab 2,546 0.1 3,041 0.1 2,144 0.1 +/- 0.0
Motorcycle 1,126 0.0 850 0.0 1,270 0.1 +/- 0.0
Other means 9,796 0.4 10,679 0.4 10,453 0.4 +/- 0.1
Worked at home 39,351 1.7 55,279 2.3 66,840 2.8 +/- 0.2
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 2,215,118 100.0 2,381,356 100.0 2,278,840 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 54,384 2.5 54,197 2.3 62,579 2.7 +/- 0.2
5 to 9 218,517 9.9 207,689 8.7 198,889 8.7 +/- 0.3
10 to 14 317,898 14.4 316,438 13.3 291,949 12.8 +/- 0.3
15 to 19 369,596 16.7 363,472 15.3 334,933 14.7 +/- 0.4
20 to 29 531,682 24.0 549,145 23.1 521,951 22.9 +/- 0.5
30 to 44 467,411 21.1 528,850 22.2 517,206 22.7 +/- 0.5
45 to 59 154,684 7.0 204,193 8.6 204,787 9.0 +/- 0.3
60 or more 100,946 4.6 157,372 6.6 146,546 6.4 +/- 0.3
Mean travel time (minutes) 23.2 (X) 26.1 (X) 25.5 (X) +/- 0.29
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 2,215,118 100.0 2,381,356 100.0 2,278,840 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 160,482 7.2 187,445 7.9 190,025 8.3 +/- 0.3
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 407,418 18.4 431,096 18.1 420,867 18.5 +/- 0.4
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 624,042 28.2 680,933 28.6 582,828 25.6 +/- 0.5
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 386,048 17.4 395,751 16.6 393,669 17.3 +/- 0.4
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 172,511 7.8 195,141 8.2 209,399 9.2 +/- 0.3
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 234,404 10.6 229,838 9.7 222,803 9.8 +/- 0.4
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 230,213 10.4 261,152 11.0 259,249 11.4 +/- 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: Detroit-Warren-Flint, MI
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 26.1 2,381,345 261,885 679,905 549,140 528,845 204,195 157,370
2005 25.5 2,278,840 261,468 626,882 521,951 517,206 204,787 146,546
2005 MOE +/-0.29 +/-13,783 +/-8,519 +/-12,371 +/-12,515 +/-11,685 +/-7,273 +/-6,571
Drove alone 2000 25.8 2,051,240 212,385 589,140 488,835 463,985 175,915 120,975
2005 25.2 2,003,624 220,576 552,486 469,992 468,539 177,207 114,824
2005 MOE +/-0.3 +/-14,316 +/-8,140 +/-11,198 +/-12,286 +/-10,930 +/-6,823 +/-5,277
2-person carpool 2000 26.4 181,780 20,540 53,350 39,325 39,285 15,420 13,870
2005 25.6 148,716 17,545 44,725 32,340 28,998 14,574 10,534
2005 MOE +/-1.86 +/-6,903 +/-2,366 +/-3,795 +/-3,744 +/-3,039 +/-2,154 +/-1,544
3+ carpool 2000 31.7 43,310 3,473 10,198 8,329 10,485 5,113 5,737
2005 31.4 36,912 3,325 7,313 8,476 7,711 4,972 5,115
2005 MOE +/-4.88 +/-3,697 +/-1,212 +/-1,338 +/-1,735 +/-1,886 +/-1,301 +/-1,330
Bus or trolley bus 2000 48.1 40,880 949 5,070 5,310 10,004 6,088 13,432
2005 48.0 36,307 SSS 5,784 3,530 6,404 6,756 13,447
2005 MOE +/-8.7 +/-4,205 SSS +/-1,699 +/-819 +/-1,301 +/-2,345 +/-2,540
All other transit3 2000 41.4 1,068 84 194 175 200 124 268
2005 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 17.6 63,060 24,443 21,959 7,167 4,880 1,531 3,087
2005 17.9 52,826 19,636 16,460 7,544 5,440 1,278 2,468
2005 MOE +/-2.42 +/-3,678 +/-2,264 +/-2,109 +/-1,338 +/-1,178 +/-500 +/-735

 

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 26.1 100.0 11.0 28.6 23.1 22.2 8.6 6.6
2005 25.5 100.0 11.5 27.5 22.9 22.7 9.0 6.4
2005 MOE +/-0.29 ***** +/-0.6 +/-0.6 +/-0.6 +/-0.6 +/-0.6 +/-0.6
Drove alone 2000 25.8 100.0 10.4 28.7 23.8 22.6 8.6 5.9
2005 25.2 100.0 11.0 27.6 23.5 23.4 8.8 5.7
2005 MOE +/-0.3 ***** +/-0.7 +/-0.7 +/-0.7 +/-0.7 +/-0.7 +/-0.7
2-person carpool 2000 26.4 100.0 11.3 29.3 21.6 21.6 8.5 7.6
2005 25.6 100.0 11.8 30.1 21.7 19.5 9.8 7.1
2005 MOE +/-1.86 ***** +/-4.6 +/-4.6 +/-4.6 +/-4.6 +/-4.6 +/-4.6
3+ carpool 2000 31.7 100.0 8.0 23.5 19.2 24.2 11.8 13.2
2005 31.4 100.0 9.0 19.8 23.0 20.9 13.5 13.9
2005 MOE +/-4.88 ***** +/-10.0 +/-10.0 +/-10.0 +/-10.0 +/-10.0 +/-10.0
Bus or trolley bus 2000 48.1 100.0 2.3 12.4 13.0 24.5 14.9 32.9
2005 48.0 100.0 SSS 15.9 9.7 17.6 18.6 37.0
2005 MOE +/-8.7 ***** SSS +/-11.6 +/-11.6 +/-11.6 +/-11.5 +/-11.3
All other transit3 2000 41.4 100.0 7.9 18.2 16.4 18.7 11.6 25.1
2005 SSS 100.0 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS ***** SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 17.6 100.0 38.8 34.8 11.4 7.7 2.4 4.9
2005 17.9 100.0 37.2 31.2 14.3 10.3 2.4 4.7
2005 MOE +/-2.42 ***** +/-6.8 +/-6.9 +/-7.0 +/-7.0 +/-7.0 +/-7.0

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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