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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Hartford-West Hartford-Willimantic, CT
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 1,182,561 1,209,811 1,251,979 *****4
Households 461,122 487,012 495,691 +/-4,133
Persons per household 2.56 2.48 2.53 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 1,226,203 1,257,709 na na
Total Employed2 642,662 621,511 635,787 *****
Workers at Work 629,792 610,049 613,637 +/-7,418
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 629,792 100.0 610,049 100.0 613,637 100.0 ---
Drove alone 496,804 78.9 502,987 82.5 518,216 84.4 +/- 0.9
2-person carpool 58,053 9.2 45,414 7.4 38,311 6.2 +/- 0.6
3-person carpool 7,424 1.2 5,946 1.0 4,753 0.8 +/- 0.2
4-person carpool 1,989 0.3 1,889 0.3 3,127 0.5 +/- 0.2
5-or-6-person carpool 1,565 0.2 1,210 0.2 227 0.0 +/- 0.0
7-or-more-person carpool 3,408 0.5 1,127 0.2 1,525 0.2 +/- 0.1
Bus or trolley bus 20,344 3.2 15,306 2.5 13,434 2.2 +/- 0.3
Streetcar or trolley car 65 0.0 40 0.0 126 0.0 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 186 0.0 105 0.0 268 0.0 +/- 0.0
Railroad 178 0.0 540 0.1 555 0.1 +/- 0.1
Ferryboat 30 0.0 71 0.0 51 0.0 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 1,026 0.2 1,007 0.2 1,603 0.3 +/- 0.1
Walked 21,578 3.4 15,220 2.5 7,962 1.3 +/- 0.2
Taxicab 295 0.0 280 0.0 275 0.0 +/- 0.0
Motorcycle 513 0.1 264 0.0 461 0.1 +/- 0.0
Other means 3,015 0.5 2,851 0.5 4,503 0.7 +/- 0.2
Worked at home 13,319 2.1 15,792 2.6 18,240 3.0 +/- 0.3
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 616,473 100.0 594,257 100.0 595,397 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 20,501 3.3 18,184 3.1 19,539 3.3 +/- 0.5
5 to 9 75,345 12.2 66,070 11.1 60,889 10.2 +/- 0.7
10 to 14 103,219 16.7 97,059 16.3 86,428 14.5 +/- 0.7
15 to 19 110,545 17.9 101,396 17.1 99,872 16.8 +/- 0.8
20 to 29 139,383 22.6 138,486 23.3 141,188 23.7 +/- 1.0
30 to 44 115,078 18.7 111,600 18.8 121,121 20.3 +/- 1.0
45 to 59 34,139 5.5 33,062 5.6 36,648 6.2 +/- 0.5
60 or more 18,263 3.0 28,400 4.8 29,712 5.0 +/- 0.6
Mean travel time (minutes) 20.6 (X) 23.0 (X) 23.5 (X) +/- 0.70
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 616,473 100.0 594,257 100.0 595,397 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 28,191 4.6 34,487 5.8 41,177 6.9 +/- 0.6
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 135,280 21.9 115,565 19.4 121,920 20.5 +/- 0.9
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 201,999 32.8 196,314 33.0 185,818 31.2 +/- 1.2
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 115,756 18.8 109,896 18.5 105,163 17.7 +/- 0.9
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 39,111 6.3 41,785 7.0 42,975 7.2 +/- 0.6
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 49,468 8.0 47,370 8.0 45,076 7.6 +/- 0.5
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 46,668 7.6 48,840 8.2 53,268 8.9 +/- 0.6

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: Hartford-West Hartford-Willimantic, CT
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 23.0 594,255 84,260 198,455 138,490 111,605 33,055 28,400
2005 23.5 595,397 80,428 186,300 141,188 121,121 36,648 29,712
2005 MOE +/-0.7 +/-7,521 +/-4,578 +/-6,705 +/-6,195 +/-6,165 +/-3,040 +/-3,472
Drove alone 2000 22.7 502,990 67,795 169,405 122,035 95,540 27,400 20,815
2005 23.1 518,216 68,345 165,427 125,599 105,736 30,292 22,817
2005 MOE +/-0.8 +/-8,253 +/-4,417 +/-6,131 +/-5,871 +/-5,947 +/-2,951 +/-2,702
2-person carpool 2000 23.0 45,415 6,225 16,410 9,925 7,795 2,515 2,510
2005 23.5 38,311 4,763 10,849 10,055 7,535 2,954 2,155
2005 MOE +/-3.35 +/-3,468 +/-1,101 +/-1,815 +/-1,750 +/-1,437 +/-975 +/-714
3+ carpool 2000 30.1 10,170 995 3,055 1,735 1,949 1,077 1,350
2005 27.6 9,632 1,113 2,372 1,943 1,945 1,565 694
2005 MOE +/-6.88 +/-1,607 +/-694 +/-1,033 +/-790 +/-732 +/-618 +/-361
Bus or trolley bus 2000 36.4 15,305 453 2,820 2,985 4,829 1,740 2,478
2005 35.9 13,434 514 2,954 1,741 4,416 1,485 2,324
2005 MOE +/-9.12 +/-2,085 +/-355 +/-879 +/-610 +/-1,466 +/-607 +/-982
All other transit3 2000 87.7 755 0 44 62 96 93 449
2005 93.4 1,000 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS 762
2005 MOE +/-70.25 +/-479 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS +/-419
All other modes4 2000 15.1 19,620 8,770 6,700 1,734 1,383 230 781
2005 18.4 14,804 5,693 4,510 1,850 1,439 SSS 960
2005 MOE +/-4.94 +/-1,943 +/-1,395 +/-1,277 +/-576 +/-685 SSS +/-662

 

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 23.0 100.0 14.2 33.4 23.3 18.8 5.6 4.8
2005 23.5 100.0 13.5 31.3 23.7 20.3 6.2 5.0
2005 MOE +/-0.7 ***** +/-1.3 +/-1.2 +/-1.2 +/-1.2 +/-1.3 +/-1.3
Drove alone 2000 22.7 100.0 13.5 33.7 24.3 19.0 5.4 4.1
2005 23.1 100.0 13.2 31.9 24.2 20.4 5.8 4.4
2005 MOE +/-0.8 ***** +/-1.6 +/-1.5 +/-1.6 +/-1.6 +/-1.6 +/-1.6
2-person carpool 2000 23.0 100.0 13.7 36.1 21.9 17.2 5.5 5.5
2005 23.5 100.0 12.4 28.3 26.2 19.7 7.7 5.6
2005 MOE +/-3.35 ***** +/-9.0 +/-9.0 +/-9.0 +/-9.0 +/-9.1 +/-9.1
3+ carpool 2000 30.1 100.0 9.8 30.0 17.1 19.2 10.6 13.3
2005 27.6 100.0 11.6 24.6 20.2 20.2 16.2 7.2
2005 MOE +/-6.88 ***** +/-16.7 +/-16.5 +/-16.6 +/-16.6 +/-16.7 +/-16.7
Bus or trolley bus 2000 36.4 100.0 3.0 18.4 19.5 31.6 11.4 16.2
2005 35.9 100.0 3.8 22.0 13.0 32.9 11.1 17.3
2005 MOE +/-9.12 ***** +/-15.5 +/-15.5 +/-15.5 +/-15.1 +/-15.5 +/-15.5
All other transit3 2000 87.7 100.0 0.0 5.8 8.2 12.7 12.3 59.5
2005 93.4 100.0 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS 76.2
2005 MOE +/-70.25 ***** SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS +/-35.6
All other modes4 2000 15.1 100.0 44.7 34.1 8.8 7.0 1.2 4.0
2005 18.4 100.0 38.5 30.5 12.5 9.7 SSS 6.5
2005 MOE +/-4.94 ***** +/-12.6 +/-12.9 +/-13.1 +/-13.1 SSS +/-13.1

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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