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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Houston-Baytown-Huntsville, TX
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 3,790,295 4,723,413 5,275,852 *****4
Households 1,380,582 1,689,003 1,852,915 +/-8,019
Persons per household 2.75 2.80 2.85 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 3,855,180 4,815,122 na na
Total Employed2 1,850,600 2,180,844 2,484,980 *****
Workers at Work 1,814,716 2,137,098 2,413,560 +/-16,690
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 1,814,716 100.0 2,137,098 100.0 2,413,560 100.0 ---
Drove alone 1,379,242 76.0 1,646,552 77.0 1,889,266 78.3 +/- 0.5
2-person carpool 205,867 11.3 225,808 10.6 223,509 9.3 +/- 0.4
3-person carpool 35,296 1.9 45,065 2.1 45,448 1.9 +/- 0.2
4-person carpool 13,226 0.7 18,754 0.9 19,772 0.8 +/- 0.1
5-or-6-person carpool 6,239 0.3 10,329 0.5 12,047 0.5 +/- 0.1
7-or-more-person carpool 5,555 0.3 5,593 0.3 9,182 0.4 +/- 0.1
Bus or trolley bus 64,107 3.5 65,172 3.0 63,914 2.6 +/- 0.2
Streetcar or trolley car 157 0.0 400 0.0 651 0.0 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 298 0.0 248 0.0 839 0.0 +/- 0.0
Railroad 63 0.0 274 0.0 185 0.0 +/- 0.0
Ferryboat 56 0.0 248 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 5,173 0.3 6,393 0.3 5,172 0.2 +/- 0.1
Walked 41,747 2.3 34,772 1.6 33,555 1.4 +/- 0.1
Taxicab 2,065 0.1 2,021 0.1 2,163 0.1 +/- 0.0
Motorcycle 3,602 0.2 2,731 0.1 3,513 0.1 +/- 0.0
Other means 14,297 0.8 19,721 0.9 34,541 1.4 +/- 0.2
Worked at home 37,726 2.1 53,017 2.5 69,803 2.9 +/- 0.2
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 1,776,990 100.0 2,084,081 100.0 2,343,757 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 42,024 2.4 42,618 2.0 53,628 2.3 +/- 0.2
5 to 9 149,820 8.4 160,520 7.7 182,239 7.8 +/- 0.3
10 to 14 218,522 12.3 242,790 11.6 261,253 11.1 +/- 0.4
15 to 19 271,737 15.3 295,810 14.2 329,911 14.1 +/- 0.5
20 to 29 359,436 20.2 406,834 19.5 477,498 20.4 +/- 0.6
30 to 44 429,725 24.2 517,088 24.8 568,548 24.3 +/- 0.5
45 to 59 173,526 9.8 225,329 10.8 244,336 10.4 +/- 0.4
60 or more 132,200 7.4 193,092 9.3 226,344 9.7 +/- 0.4
Mean travel time (minutes) 26.0 (X) 28.7 (X) 28.0 (X) +/- 0.35
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 1,776,990 100.0 2,084,081 100.0 2,343,757 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 127,631 7.2 181,504 8.7 231,317 9.9 +/- 0.4
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 419,200 23.6 480,115 23.0 541,647 23.1 +/- 0.6
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 589,610 33.2 659,623 31.7 665,100 28.4 +/- 0.6
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 259,577 14.6 293,199 14.1 336,993 14.4 +/- 0.5
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 121,957 6.9 158,556 7.6 196,852 8.4 +/- 0.4
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 112,723 6.3 124,474 6.0 150,627 6.4 +/- 0.3
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 146,292 8.2 186,610 9.0 221,221 9.4 +/- 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: Houston-Baytown-Huntsville, TX
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 28.7 2,084,075 203,130 538,600 406,830 517,085 225,320 193,085
2005 28.0 2,343,757 235,867 591,164 477,498 568,548 244,336 226,344
2005 MOE +/-0.35 +/-16,373 +/-8,835 +/-14,918 +/-14,383 +/-13,284 +/-10,201 +/-9,565
Drove alone 2000 27.6 1,646,555 154,865 440,340 340,140 410,710 173,730 126,735
2005 27.1 1,889,266 180,869 488,666 409,781 465,585 192,753 151,612
2005 MOE +/-0.42 +/-17,965 +/-7,495 +/-12,298 +/-13,296 +/-12,332 +/-8,509 +/-7,635
2-person carpool 2000 29.6 225,800 20,045 57,560 42,030 57,964 25,530 22,654
2005 28.7 223,509 21,567 59,504 36,863 54,345 27,794 23,436
2005 MOE +/-1.94 +/-9,755 +/-3,040 +/-5,702 +/-4,408 +/-5,513 +/-3,662 +/-3,039
3+ carpool 2000 35.6 79,735 4,833 14,917 12,583 23,053 10,435 13,913
2005 37.6 86,449 5,234 13,186 12,420 25,504 10,425 19,680
2005 MOE +/-4.32 +/-5,461 +/-1,354 +/-2,220 +/-2,465 +/-3,492 +/-2,454 +/-3,525
Bus or trolley bus 2000 51.0 65,170 910 5,377 5,113 16,774 13,160 23,858
2005 48.9 63,914 1,553 5,124 7,330 13,659 11,341 24,907
2005 MOE +/-6.93 +/-5,846 +/-868 +/-1,488 +/-1,818 +/-2,597 +/-1,779 +/-3,799
All other transit3 2000 54.0 1,177 77 121 139 224 164 438
2005 31.6 1,675 SSS SSS SSS 792 SSS SSS
2005 MOE +/-21.71 +/-766 SSS SSS SSS +/-561 SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 23.4 65,635 22,403 20,279 6,812 8,363 2,298 5,471
2005 21.1 78,944 26,644 24,369 10,771 8,663 2,023 6,474
2005 MOE +/-2.97 +/-6,069 +/-3,381 +/-3,310 +/-2,318 +/-1,868 +/-791 +/-1,436

 

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 28.7 100.0 9.7 25.8 19.5 24.8 10.8 9.3
2005 28.0 100.0 10.1 25.2 20.4 24.3 10.4 9.7
2005 MOE +/-0.35 ***** +/-0.7 +/-0.7 +/-0.7 +/-0.7 +/-0.7 +/-0.7
Drove alone 2000 27.6 100.0 9.4 26.7 20.7 24.9 10.6 7.7
2005 27.1 100.0 9.6 25.9 21.7 24.6 10.2 8.0
2005 MOE +/-0.42 ***** +/-1.0 +/-0.9 +/-0.9 +/-0.9 +/-0.9 +/-1.0
2-person carpool 2000 29.6 100.0 8.9 25.5 18.6 25.7 11.3 10.0
2005 28.7 100.0 9.6 26.6 16.5 24.3 12.4 10.5
2005 MOE +/-1.94 ***** +/-4.4 +/-4.3 +/-4.4 +/-4.3 +/-4.4 +/-4.4
3+ carpool 2000 35.6 100.0 6.1 18.7 15.8 28.9 13.1 17.4
2005 37.6 100.0 6.1 15.3 14.4 29.5 12.1 22.8
2005 MOE +/-4.32 ***** +/-6.3 +/-6.3 +/-6.3 +/-6.2 +/-6.3 +/-6.2
Bus or trolley bus 2000 51.0 100.0 1.4 8.3 7.8 25.7 20.2 36.6
2005 48.9 100.0 2.4 8.0 11.5 21.4 17.7 39.0
2005 MOE +/-6.93 ***** +/-9.1 +/-9.1 +/-9.1 +/-9.1 +/-9.1 +/-8.8
All other transit3 2000 54.0 100.0 6.5 10.3 11.8 19.0 13.9 37.2
2005 31.6 100.0 SSS SSS SSS 47.3 SSS SSS
2005 MOE +/-21.71 ***** SSS SSS SSS +/-42.9 SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 23.4 100.0 34.1 30.9 10.4 12.7 3.5 8.3
2005 21.1 100.0 33.8 30.9 13.6 11.0 2.6 8.2
2005 MOE +/-2.97 ***** +/-7.6 +/-7.6 +/-7.7 +/-7.7 +/-7.7 +/-7.7

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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