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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Kansas
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 2,394,809 2,606,468 2,662,616 *****4
Households 944,726 1,037,891 1,071,938 +/-6,448
Persons per household 2.53 2.51 2.48 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 2,477,574 2,688,418 na na
Total Employed2 1,197,668 1,331,355 1,365,167 *****
Workers at Work 1,178,931 1,311,343 1,329,738 +/-9,734
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 1,178,931 100.0 1,311,343 100.0 1,329,738 100.0 ---
Drove alone 928,575 78.8 1,068,501 81.5 1,097,819 82.6 +/- 0.5
2-person carpool 110,195 9.3 109,278 8.3 93,743 7.0 +/- 0.4
3-person carpool 16,395 1.4 19,470 1.5 15,467 1.2 +/- 0.1
4-person carpool 5,427 0.5 6,138 0.5 6,243 0.5 +/- 0.1
5-or-6-person carpool 1,766 0.1 2,992 0.2 3,255 0.2 +/- 0.1
7-or-more-person carpool 1,815 0.2 1,470 0.1 2,251 0.2 +/- 0.1
Bus or trolley bus 6,503 0.6 5,269 0.4 5,004 0.4 +/- 0.1
Streetcar or trolley car 40 0.0 98 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 64 0.0 84 0.0 41 0.0 +/- 0.0
Railroad 88 0.0 75 0.0 42 0.0 +/- 0.0
Ferryboat 42 0.0 43 0.0 51 0.0 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 3,181 0.3 2,966 0.2 3,567 0.3 +/- 0.1
Walked 45,346 3.8 33,271 2.5 33,761 2.5 +/- 0.3
Taxicab 848 0.1 797 0.1 744 0.1 +/- 0.0
Motorcycle 2,513 0.2 1,102 0.1 3,967 0.3 +/- 0.1
Other means 7,270 0.6 7,927 0.6 11,089 0.8 +/- 0.1
Worked at home 48,863 4.1 51,862 4.0 52,694 4.0 +/- 0.3
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 1,130,068 100.0 1,259,481 100.0 1,277,044 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 82,395 7.3 79,963 6.3 102,451 8.0 +/- 0.4
5 to 9 215,690 19.1 220,956 17.5 214,988 16.8 +/- 0.6
10 to 14 217,913 19.3 244,433 19.4 236,874 18.5 +/- 0.6
15 to 19 200,264 17.7 221,991 17.6 223,713 17.5 +/- 0.6
20 to 29 208,233 18.4 241,477 19.2 248,279 19.4 +/- 0.5
30 to 44 138,699 12.3 161,736 12.8 163,640 12.8 +/- 0.5
45 to 59 35,215 3.1 44,713 3.6 46,399 3.6 +/- 0.3
60 or more 31,659 2.8 44,212 3.5 40,700 3.2 +/- 0.2
Mean travel time (minutes) 17.2 (X) 19.0 (X) 18.4 (X) +/- 0.29
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 1,130,068 100.0 1,259,481 100.0 1,277,044 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 58,011 5.1 82,174 6.5 96,388 7.5 +/- 0.4
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 205,427 18.2 228,911 18.2 231,697 18.1 +/- 0.5
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 422,867 37.4 456,983 36.3 433,021 33.9 +/- 0.6
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 175,735 15.6 182,900 14.5 182,687 14.3 +/- 0.5
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 69,739 6.2 81,498 6.5 88,115 6.9 +/- 0.4
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 93,783 8.3 100,357 8.0 111,373 8.7 +/- 0.5
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 104,506 9.2 126,658 10.1 133,763 10.5 +/- 0.5

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: Kansas
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 19.0 1,259,485 300,920 466,425 241,480 161,740 44,715 44,210
2005 18.4 1,277,044 317,439 460,587 248,279 163,640 46,399 40,700
2005 MOE +/-0.29 +/-10,449 +/-9,334 +/-10,934 +/-6,661 +/-5,958 +/-3,399 +/-3,107
Drove alone 2000 18.7 1,068,500 250,380 403,220 210,995 135,605 35,475 32,830
2005 18.1 1,097,819 265,606 406,636 219,038 139,181 38,100 29,258
2005 MOE +/-0.32 +/-10,813 +/-8,492 +/-10,547 +/-6,294 +/-5,631 +/-3,066 +/-2,244
2-person carpool 2000 22.0 109,280 20,420 39,040 21,040 17,185 5,925 5,665
2005 21.2 93,743 17,641 32,047 18,928 15,413 5,112 4,602
2005 MOE +/-1.76 +/-4,713 +/-2,021 +/-2,842 +/-2,457 +/-1,800 +/-976 +/-1,146
3+ carpool 2000 25.6 30,070 4,820 9,535 5,635 5,450 1,900 2,720
2005 29.2 27,216 3,635 6,819 5,794 4,896 2,228 3,844
2005 MOE +/-5.04 +/-2,630 +/-812 +/-1,362 +/-1,452 +/-1,088 +/-854 +/-1,353
Bus or trolley bus 2000 37.1 5,270 355 1,240 655 1,380 565 1,070
2005 32.7 5,004 568 1,237 775 1,329 SSS 631
2005 MOE +/-12.28 +/-1,130 +/-434 +/-574 +/-539 +/-637 SSS +/-343
All other transit3 2000 30.0 300 34 84 35 69 44 33
2005 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 14.6 46,060 24,895 13,300 3,120 2,055 790 1,905
2005 13.9 53,128 29,989 13,848 3,693 2,821 SSS 2,324
2005 MOE +/-2.08 +/-4,039 +/-2,866 +/-2,044 +/-1,300 +/-823 SSS +/-661

 

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 19.0 100.0 23.9 37.0 19.2 12.8 3.6 3.5
2005 18.4 100.0 24.9 36.1 19.4 12.8 3.6 3.2
2005 MOE +/-0.29 ***** +/-0.8 +/-0.8 +/-0.8 +/-0.8 +/-0.8 +/-0.8
Drove alone 2000 18.7 100.0 23.4 37.7 19.7 12.7 3.3 3.1
2005 18.1 100.0 24.2 37.0 20.0 12.7 3.5 2.7
2005 MOE +/-0.32 ***** +/-1.0 +/-0.9 +/-1.0 +/-1.0 +/-1.0 +/-1.0
2-person carpool 2000 22.0 100.0 18.7 35.7 19.3 15.7 5.4 5.2
2005 21.2 100.0 18.8 34.2 20.2 16.4 5.5 4.9
2005 MOE +/-1.76 ***** +/-5.0 +/-4.9 +/-5.0 +/-5.0 +/-5.0 +/-5.0
3+ carpool 2000 25.6 100.0 16.0 31.7 18.7 18.1 6.3 9.0
2005 29.2 100.0 13.4 25.1 21.3 18.0 8.2 14.1
2005 MOE +/-5.04 ***** +/-9.7 +/-9.6 +/-9.6 +/-9.6 +/-9.7 +/-9.6
Bus or trolley bus 2000 37.1 100.0 6.7 23.5 12.4 26.2 10.7 20.3
2005 32.7 100.0 11.4 24.7 15.5 26.6 SSS 12.6
2005 MOE +/-12.28 ***** +/-22.6 +/-22.4 +/-22.5 +/-22.3 SSS +/-22.6
All other transit3 2000 30.0 100.0 11.3 28.0 11.7 23.0 14.7 11.0
2005 SSS 100.0 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS ***** SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 14.6 100.0 54.0 28.9 6.8 4.5 1.7 4.1
2005 13.9 100.0 56.4 26.1 7.0 5.3 SSS 4.4
2005 MOE +/-2.08 ***** +/-7.0 +/-7.5 +/-7.6 +/-7.6 SSS +/-7.6

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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