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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Greensboro--Winston-Salem--High Point, NC
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 1,169,587 1,379,860 1,455,627 *****4
Households 472,491 564,148 592,360 +/-5,498
Persons per household 2.48 2.45 2.46 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 1,198,072 1,414,656 na na
Total Employed2 633,726 708,077 708,596 *****
Workers at Work 622,930 694,017 687,070 +/-9,051
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 622,930 100.0 694,017 100.0 687,070 100.0 ---
Drove alone 491,035 78.8 562,314 81.0 570,697 83.1 +/- 0.9
2-person carpool 75,196 12.1 71,561 10.3 60,174 8.8 +/- 0.7
3-person carpool 12,583 2.0 13,100 1.9 7,657 1.1 +/- 0.2
4-person carpool 3,519 0.6 4,898 0.7 3,628 0.5 +/- 0.2
5-or-6-person carpool 1,402 0.2 2,243 0.3 1,545 0.2 +/- 0.1
7-or-more-person carpool 1,273 0.2 1,081 0.2 972 0.1 +/- 0.1
Bus or trolley bus 5,254 0.8 4,240 0.6 4,542 0.7 +/- 0.2
Streetcar or trolley car 36 0.0 113 0.0 285 0.0 +/- 0.1
Subway or elevated 36 0.0 184 0.0 56 0.0 +/- 0.0
Railroad 6 0.0 159 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Ferryboat 42 0.0 18 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 726 0.1 730 0.1 1,295 0.2 +/- 0.1
Walked 13,631 2.2 10,585 1.5 10,055 1.5 +/- 0.3
Taxicab 779 0.1 725 0.1 593 0.1 +/- 0.1
Motorcycle 604 0.1 526 0.1 883 0.1 +/- 0.1
Other means 3,959 0.6 4,949 0.7 4,329 0.6 +/- 0.2
Worked at home 12,849 2.1 16,591 2.4 20,359 3.0 +/- 0.3
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 610,081 100.0 677,426 100.0 666,711 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 19,350 3.2 18,425 2.7 18,733 2.8 +/- 0.4
5 to 9 75,282 12.3 69,743 10.3 73,134 11.0 +/- 0.7
10 to 14 116,279 19.1 116,031 17.1 114,883 17.2 +/- 0.9
15 to 19 134,144 22.0 133,622 19.7 125,030 18.8 +/- 0.9
20 to 29 135,398 22.2 158,262 23.4 155,032 23.3 +/- 1.0
30 to 44 90,905 14.9 116,054 17.1 114,510 17.2 +/- 1.0
45 to 59 24,187 4.0 34,580 5.1 35,214 5.3 +/- 0.5
60 or more 14,536 2.4 30,709 4.5 30,175 4.5 +/- 0.5
Mean travel time (minutes) 19.0 (X) 22.7 (X) 22.6 (X) +/- 0.67
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 610,081 100.0 677,426 100.0 666,711 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 26,802 4.4 39,488 5.8 41,000 6.1 +/- 0.5
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 149,454 24.5 147,759 21.8 135,895 20.4 +/- 0.9
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 205,201 33.6 236,675 34.9 214,025 32.1 +/- 1.1
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 90,301 14.8 97,592 14.4 102,597 15.4 +/- 0.7
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 32,147 5.3 39,278 5.8 45,138 6.8 +/- 0.5
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 50,033 8.2 50,253 7.4 51,103 7.7 +/- 0.6
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 56,143 9.2 66,381 9.8 76,953 11.5 +/- 0.9

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: Greensboro--Winston-Salem--High Point, NC
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 22.7 677,440 88,170 249,660 158,255 116,035 34,590 30,720
2005 22.6 666,711 91,867 239,913 155,032 114,510 35,214 30,175
2005 MOE +/-0.67 +/-9,239 +/-5,173 +/-8,623 +/-6,922 +/-6,729 +/-3,464 +/-3,608
Drove alone 2000 22.2 562,315 70,140 212,555 135,505 94,690 27,600 21,820
2005 22.3 570,697 75,904 207,834 137,458 96,834 30,085 22,582
2005 MOE +/-0.74 +/-9,594 +/-4,717 +/-7,704 +/-6,060 +/-6,188 +/-3,061 +/-2,967
2-person carpool 2000 24.5 71,560 8,330 25,425 15,515 13,890 4,393 4,030
2005 23.3 60,174 8,582 21,626 12,549 10,940 2,821 3,656
2005 MOE +/-3.14 +/-4,836 +/-2,154 +/-3,051 +/-2,760 +/-2,436 +/-889 +/-1,172
3+ carpool 2000 30.6 21,320 1,889 6,140 4,589 4,685 1,613 2,392
2005 33.1 13,802 1,224 3,972 1,886 2,904 1,509 2,307
2005 MOE +/-9.17 +/-2,529 +/-550 +/-1,443 +/-728 +/-977 +/-740 +/-827
Bus or trolley bus 2000 40.0 4,245 174 738 636 1,060 534 1,094
2005 33.2 4,542 SSS 722 752 1,937 SSS 862
2005 MOE +/-16.27 +/-1,494 SSS +/-498 +/-533 +/-1,335 SSS +/-495
All other transit3 2000 41.0 465 33 40 62 153 63 105
2005 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 19.8 17,520 7,631 4,777 1,959 1,599 346 1,217
2005 18.4 17,155 5,891 5,532 2,387 1,839 738 768
2005 MOE +/-5.27 +/-2,927 +/-1,437 +/-1,301 +/-1,042 +/-851 +/-714 +/-411

 

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 22.7 100.0 13.0 36.9 23.4 17.1 5.1 4.5
2005 22.6 100.0 13.8 36.0 23.3 17.2 5.3 4.5
2005 MOE +/-0.67 ***** +/-1.4 +/-1.3 +/-1.4 +/-1.4 +/-1.4 +/-1.4
Drove alone 2000 22.2 100.0 12.5 37.8 24.1 16.8 4.9 3.9
2005 22.3 100.0 13.3 36.4 24.1 17.0 5.3 4.0
2005 MOE +/-0.74 ***** +/-1.7 +/-1.6 +/-1.7 +/-1.7 +/-1.7 +/-1.7
2-person carpool 2000 24.5 100.0 11.6 35.5 21.7 19.4 6.1 5.6
2005 23.3 100.0 14.3 35.9 20.9 18.2 4.7 6.1
2005 MOE +/-3.14 ***** +/-8.0 +/-7.8 +/-8.0 +/-8.0 +/-8.0 +/-8.0
3+ carpool 2000 30.6 100.0 8.9 28.8 21.5 22.0 7.6 11.2
2005 33.1 100.0 8.9 28.8 13.7 21.0 10.9 16.7
2005 MOE +/-9.17 ***** +/-18.3 +/-18.1 +/-18.3 +/-18.3 +/-18.3 +/-18.3
Bus or trolley bus 2000 40.0 100.0 4.1 17.4 15.0 25.0 12.6 25.8
2005 33.2 100.0 SSS 15.9 16.6 42.6 SSS 19.0
2005 MOE +/-16.27 ***** SSS +/-32.8 +/-32.8 +/-30.4 SSS +/-32.8
All other transit3 2000 41.0 100.0 7.1 8.6 13.3 32.9 13.5 22.6
2005 SSS 100.0 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS ***** SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 19.8 100.0 43.6 27.3 11.2 9.1 2.0 6.9
2005 18.4 100.0 34.3 32.2 13.9 10.7 4.3 4.5
2005 MOE +/-5.27 ***** +/-16.8 +/-16.9 +/-17.0 +/-17.1 +/-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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