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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Kansas City-Overland Park-Kansas City, MO-KS
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 1,656,610 1,863,470 1,972,276 *****4
Households 649,830 741,446 780,956 +/-5,342
Persons per household 2.55 2.51 2.53 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 1,695,974 1,901,070 na na
Total Employed2 841,943 955,305 1,007,662 *****
Workers at Work 827,772 940,590 981,094 +/-8,700
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 827,772 100.0 940,590 100.0 981,094 100.0 ---
Drove alone 656,347 79.3 774,908 82.4 822,450 83.8 +/- 0.7
2-person carpool 85,941 10.4 82,457 8.8 68,305 7.0 +/- 0.4
3-person carpool 12,515 1.5 11,651 1.2 9,191 0.9 +/- 0.2
4-person carpool 3,853 0.5 3,777 0.4 3,857 0.4 +/- 0.1
5-or-6-person carpool 1,527 0.2 1,929 0.2 3,066 0.3 +/- 0.1
7-or-more-person carpool 1,879 0.2 983 0.1 852 0.1 +/- 0.0
Bus or trolley bus 15,653 1.9 10,491 1.1 9,717 1.0 +/- 0.2
Streetcar or trolley car 93 0.0 102 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 48 0.0 80 0.0 41 0.0 +/- 0.0
Railroad 53 0.0 65 0.0 42 0.0 +/- 0.0
Ferryboat 10 0.0 40 0.0 51 0.0 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 835 0.1 866 0.1 771 0.1 +/- 0.0
Walked 17,671 2.1 14,066 1.5 13,452 1.4 +/- 0.2
Taxicab 798 0.1 725 0.1 230 0.0 +/- 0.0
Motorcycle 791 0.1 603 0.1 1,695 0.2 +/- 0.1
Other means 5,082 0.6 5,238 0.6 9,367 1.0 +/- 0.2
Worked at home 24,676 3.0 32,609 3.5 38,007 3.9 +/- 0.3
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 803,096 100.0 907,981 100.0 943,087 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 25,870 3.2 28,623 3.2 32,701 3.5 +/- 0.3
5 to 9 94,040 11.7 98,907 10.9 107,016 11.3 +/- 0.6
10 to 14 119,905 14.9 134,822 14.8 137,733 14.6 +/- 0.7
15 to 19 138,771 17.3 151,270 16.7 155,521 16.5 +/- 0.7
20 to 29 194,320 24.2 218,777 24.1 227,351 24.1 +/- 0.8
30 to 44 159,014 19.8 182,932 20.1 190,608 20.2 +/- 0.8
45 to 59 42,661 5.3 54,728 6.0 58,159 6.2 +/- 0.4
60 or more 28,515 3.6 37,922 4.2 33,998 3.6 +/- 0.3
Mean travel time (minutes) 21.5 (X) 23.1 (X) 22.4 (X) +/- 0.40
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 803,096 100.0 907,981 100.0 943,087 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 44,888 5.6 61,698 6.8 74,414 7.9 +/- 0.5
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 167,479 20.9 185,707 20.5 192,755 20.4 +/- 0.7
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 286,843 35.7 307,500 33.9 297,525 31.5 +/- 0.8
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 119,449 14.9 137,838 15.2 140,544 14.9 +/- 0.6
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 48,983 6.1 61,499 6.8 72,177 7.7 +/- 0.5
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 62,781 7.8 67,234 7.4 74,301 7.9 +/- 0.5
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 72,673 9.0 86,505 9.5 91,371 9.7 +/- 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 City-Overland Park-Kansas City, MO-KS
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 23.1 907,975 127,540 286,100 218,775 182,950 54,730 37,925
2005 22.4 943,087 139,717 293,254 227,351 190,608 58,159 33,998
2005 MOE +/-0.4 +/-9,521 +/-6,627 +/-9,293 +/-7,437 +/-7,508 +/-3,868 +/-2,871
Drove alone 2000 22.6 774,910 105,390 249,555 192,300 155,635 44,595 27,455
2005 21.9 822,450 116,736 261,782 205,064 165,230 48,874 24,764
2005 MOE +/-0.43 +/-9,762 +/-5,927 +/-8,888 +/-7,231 +/-7,434 +/-3,612 +/-2,578
2-person carpool 2000 25.1 82,460 10,280 23,700 18,949 18,129 6,481 4,901
2005 25.2 68,305 9,472 18,382 15,216 14,845 6,152 4,238
2005 MOE +/-2.51 +/-4,222 +/-1,575 +/-2,211 +/-2,203 +/-1,948 +/-1,470 +/-963
3+ carpool 2000 28.1 18,345 2,059 4,895 3,825 4,098 1,649 1,856
2005 25.9 16,966 2,988 3,659 3,786 3,841 1,524 1,168
2005 MOE +/-5.71 +/-2,189 +/-827 +/-894 +/-1,107 +/-955 +/-575 +/-483
Bus or trolley bus 2000 40.0 10,489 352 1,468 1,565 3,386 1,499 2,211
2005 35.9 9,717 528 1,531 1,008 3,681 1,326 1,643
2005 MOE +/-10.7 +/-2,016 +/-350 +/-592 +/-491 +/-1,464 +/-502 +/-653
All other transit3 2000 35.5 290 18 55 27 89 24 56
2005 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 19.9 21,490 9,449 6,377 2,133 1,584 483 1,452
2005 22.2 25,515 9,993 7,900 2,226 3,011 SSS 2,144
2005 MOE +/-5.2 +/-3,202 +/-1,834 +/-1,431 +/-857 +/-1,556 SSS +/-654

 

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 23.1 100.0 14.0 31.5 24.1 20.1 6.0 4.2
2005 22.4 100.0 14.8 31.1 24.1 20.2 6.2 3.6
2005 MOE +/-0.4 ***** +/-1.0 +/-1.0 +/-1.0 +/-1.0 +/-1.0 +/-1.0
Drove alone 2000 22.6 100.0 13.6 32.2 24.8 20.1 5.8 3.5
2005 21.9 100.0 14.2 31.8 24.9 20.1 5.9 3.0
2005 MOE +/-0.43 ***** +/-1.2 +/-1.1 +/-1.2 +/-1.2 +/-1.2 +/-1.2
2-person carpool 2000 25.1 100.0 12.5 28.7 23.0 22.0 7.9 5.9
2005 25.2 100.0 13.9 26.9 22.3 21.7 9.0 6.2
2005 MOE +/-2.51 ***** +/-6.2 +/-6.1 +/-6.1 +/-6.1 +/-6.2 +/-6.2
3+ carpool 2000 28.1 100.0 11.2 26.7 20.9 22.3 9.0 10.1
2005 25.9 100.0 17.6 21.6 22.3 22.6 9.0 6.9
2005 MOE +/-5.71 ***** +/-12.9 +/-12.9 +/-12.8 +/-12.8 +/-12.9 +/-12.9
Bus or trolley bus 2000 40.0 100.0 3.4 14.0 14.9 32.3 14.3 21.1
2005 35.9 100.0 5.4 15.8 10.4 37.9 13.6 16.9
2005 MOE +/-10.7 ***** +/-20.7 +/-20.7 +/-20.7 +/-19.9 +/-20.7 +/-20.7
All other transit3 2000 35.5 100.0 6.2 19.0 9.3 30.7 8.3 19.3
2005 SSS 100.0 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS ***** SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 19.9 100.0 44.0 29.7 9.9 7.4 2.2 6.8
2005 22.2 100.0 39.2 31.0 8.7 11.8 SSS 8.4
2005 MOE +/-5.2 ***** +/-12.2 +/-12.4 +/-12.5 +/-12.5 SSS +/-12.5

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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