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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson, SC
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 949,227 1,095,332 1,152,624 *****4
Households 367,165 440,401 461,153 +/-4,207
Persons per household 2.59 2.49 2.50 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 976,486 1,128,104 na na
Total Employed2 478,760 537,802 535,509 *****
Workers at Work 469,841 526,554 517,556 +/-7,324
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 469,841 100.0 526,554 100.0 517,556 100.0 ---
Drove alone 373,320 79.5 429,620 81.6 437,250 84.5 +/- 0.8
2-person carpool 56,174 12.0 52,948 10.1 42,138 8.1 +/- 0.7
3-person carpool 9,179 2.0 10,334 2.0 9,661 1.9 +/- 0.4
4-person carpool 3,127 0.7 3,696 0.7 1,447 0.3 +/- 0.1
5-or-6-person carpool 1,374 0.3 2,078 0.4 1,181 0.2 +/- 0.1
7-or-more-person carpool 666 0.1 937 0.2 898 0.2 +/- 0.1
Bus or trolley bus 2,138 0.5 1,503 0.3 1,333 0.3 +/- 0.1
Streetcar or trolley car 4 0.0 63 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.1
Subway or elevated 7 0.0 44 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.1
Railroad 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.1
Ferryboat 2 0.0 23 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.1
Bicycle 554 0.1 522 0.1 173 0.0 +/- 0.0
Walked 11,814 2.5 9,599 1.8 5,481 1.1 +/- 0.3
Taxicab 533 0.1 527 0.1 1,033 0.2 +/- 0.2
Motorcycle 504 0.1 583 0.1 645 0.1 +/- 0.1
Other means 3,578 0.8 3,602 0.7 5,161 1.0 +/- 0.2
Worked at home 6,867 1.5 10,475 2.0 11,155 2.2 +/- 0.4
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 462,974 100.0 516,079 100.0 506,401 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 15,045 3.2 14,551 2.8 14,575 2.9 +/- 0.4
5 to 9 60,439 13.1 54,582 10.6 53,334 10.5 +/- 0.9
10 to 14 87,835 19.0 85,734 16.6 84,334 16.7 +/- 1.0
15 to 19 99,508 21.5 98,572 19.1 93,446 18.5 +/- 1.1
20 to 29 102,103 22.1 120,858 23.4 123,583 24.4 +/- 1.2
30 to 44 70,207 15.2 92,902 18.0 91,438 18.1 +/- 1.1
45 to 59 17,187 3.7 26,331 5.1 25,223 5.0 +/- 0.5
60 or more 10,650 2.3 22,549 4.4 20,468 4.0 +/- 0.6
Mean travel time (minutes) 18.8 (X) 22.8 (X) 22.1 (X) +/- 0.66
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 462,974 100.0 516,079 100.0 506,401 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 18,109 3.9 26,851 5.2 29,786 5.9 +/- 0.6
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 88,295 19.1 98,586 19.1 95,918 18.9 +/- 1.0
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 166,128 35.9 181,754 35.2 167,372 33.1 +/- 1.2
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 72,158 15.6 74,846 14.5 74,953 14.8 +/- 0.9
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 25,346 5.5 32,174 6.2 38,064 7.5 +/- 0.8
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 41,540 9.0 41,744 8.1 38,537 7.6 +/- 0.7
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 51,398 11.1 60,124 11.7 61,771 12.2 +/- 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: Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson, SC
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 22.8 516,080 69,130 184,305 120,860 92,900 26,340 22,550
2005 22.1 506,401 67,909 177,780 123,583 91,438 25,223 20,468
2005 MOE +/-0.66 +/-7,349 +/-5,116 +/-7,612 +/-6,173 +/-5,504 +/-2,510 +/-2,961
Drove alone 2000 22.4 429,625 53,950 155,990 104,435 77,865 21,285 16,135
2005 21.6 437,250 59,498 154,039 110,331 76,750 22,297 14,335
2005 MOE +/-0.65 +/-7,393 +/-4,915 +/-7,273 +/-5,959 +/-5,087 +/-2,485 +/-2,013
2-person carpool 2000 24.3 52,945 6,785 18,310 11,665 10,055 3,065 3,045
2005 25.3 42,138 3,642 14,559 9,683 8,461 2,021 3,772
2005 MOE +/-3.85 +/-3,884 +/-1,028 +/-2,624 +/-1,803 +/-1,656 +/-754 +/-1,529
3+ carpool 2000 31.7 17,045 1,563 5,055 3,214 3,527 1,508 2,173
2005 31.7 13,187 666 4,064 2,258 4,121 505 1,573
2005 MOE +/-7.63 +/-2,113 +/-364 +/-1,202 +/-950 +/-1,314 +/-263 +/-599
Bus or trolley bus 2000 36.6 1,505 53 333 192 422 133 362
2005 29.5 1,333 SSS 549 SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE +/-23.01 +/-651 SSS +/-452 SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other transit3 2000 39.4 129 0 15 4 54 45 8
2005 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 16.9 14,835 6,795 4,614 1,340 966 281 843
2005 18.4 12,493 3,951 4,569 1,168 1,966 SSS 617
2005 MOE +/-5.53 +/-2,110 +/-994 +/-1,391 +/-679 +/-942 SSS +/-389

 

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 22.8 100.0 13.4 35.7 23.4 18.0 5.1 4.4
2005 22.1 100.0 13.4 35.1 24.4 18.1 5.0 4.0
2005 MOE +/-0.66 ***** +/-1.4 +/-1.4 +/-1.4 +/-1.4 +/-1.5 +/-1.5
Drove alone 2000 22.4 100.0 12.6 36.3 24.3 18.1 5.0 3.8
2005 21.6 100.0 13.6 35.2 25.2 17.6 5.1 3.3
2005 MOE +/-0.65 ***** +/-1.7 +/-1.6 +/-1.7 +/-1.7 +/-1.7 +/-1.7
2-person carpool 2000 24.3 100.0 12.8 34.6 22.0 19.0 5.8 5.8
2005 25.3 100.0 8.6 34.6 23.0 20.1 4.8 9.0
2005 MOE +/-3.85 ***** +/-9.2 +/-9.0 +/-9.2 +/-9.2 +/-9.2 +/-9.2
3+ carpool 2000 31.7 100.0 9.2 29.7 18.9 20.7 8.8 12.7
2005 31.7 100.0 5.1 30.8 17.1 31.3 3.8 11.9
2005 MOE +/-7.63 ***** +/-16.0 +/-15.8 +/-16.0 +/-15.7 +/-16.0 +/-16.0
Bus or trolley bus 2000 36.6 100.0 3.5 22.1 12.8 28.0 8.8 24.1
2005 29.5 100.0 SSS 41.2 SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE +/-23.01 ***** SSS +/-46.8 SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other transit3 2000 39.4 100.0 0.0 11.6 3.1 41.9 34.9 6.2
2005 SSS 100.0 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS ***** SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 16.9 100.0 45.8 31.1 9.0 6.5 1.9 5.7
2005 18.4 100.0 31.6 36.6 9.3 15.7 SSS 4.9
2005 MOE +/-5.53 ***** +/-16.7 +/-16.4 +/-16.9 +/-16.9 SSS +/-16.9

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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