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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Los Angeles city, California
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 3,412,586 3,612,223 3,731,437 *****4
Households 1,217,405 1,275,412 1,284,124 +/-12,819
Persons per household 2.80 2.83 2.91 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 3,485,398 3,694,820 na na
Total Employed2 1,673,731 1,533,738 1,720,048 *****
Workers at Work 1,629,096 1,494,895 1,662,238 +/-28,414
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 1,629,096 100.0 1,494,895 100.0 1,662,238 100.0 ---
Drove alone 1,061,714 65.2 982,735 65.7 1,127,727 67.8 +/- 0.4
2-person carpool 187,367 11.5 163,508 10.9 149,054 9.0 +/- 0.6
3-person carpool 37,684 2.3 34,845 2.3 28,882 1.7 +/- 0.2
4-person carpool 14,033 0.9 13,266 0.9 8,023 0.5 +/- 0.1
5-or-6-person carpool 6,876 0.4 5,682 0.4 3,879 0.2 +/- 0.1
7-or-more-person carpool 4,374 0.3 3,107 0.2 3,824 0.2 +/- 0.1
Bus or trolley bus 169,303 10.4 144,973 9.7 162,080 9.8 +/- 0.6
Streetcar or trolley car 711 0.0 804 0.1 636 0.0 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 360 0.0 3,054 0.2 6,680 0.4 +/- 0.1
Railroad 194 0.0 1,730 0.1 2,243 0.1 +/- 0.1
Ferryboat 184 0.0 136 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 9,607 0.6 9,052 0.6 9,821 0.6 +/- 0.1
Walked 63,885 3.9 53,386 3.6 52,416 3.2 +/- 0.4
Taxicab 994 0.1 1,738 0.1 1,389 0.1 +/- 0.0
Motorcycle 7,798 0.5 2,474 0.2 3,962 0.2 +/- 0.1
Other means 13,549 0.8 12,710 0.9 23,240 1.4 +/- 0.2
Worked at home 50,463 3.1 61,695 4.1 78,382 4.7 +/- 0.4
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 1,578,633 100.0 1,433,200 100.0 1,583,856 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 25,400 1.6 19,867 1.4 25,714 1.6 +/- 0.2
5 to 9 109,193 6.9 90,118 6.3 97,461 6.2 +/- 0.4
10 to 14 193,420 12.3 160,950 11.2 164,268 10.4 +/- 0.5
15 to 19 244,638 15.5 210,165 14.7 216,166 13.6 +/- 0.6
20 to 29 334,559 21.2 299,575 20.9 321,580 20.3 +/- 0.6
30 to 44 405,751 25.7 368,335 25.7 429,030 27.1 +/- 0.7
45 to 59 137,858 8.7 132,776 9.3 145,394 9.2 +/- 0.4
60 or more 127,814 8.1 151,414 10.6 184,243 11.6 +/- 0.5
Mean travel time (minutes) 26.5 (X) 29.6 (X) 29.6 (X) +/- 0.81
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 1,578,633 100.0 1,433,200 100.0 1,583,856 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 108,816 6.9 97,677 6.8 134,597 8.5 +/- 0.5
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 301,082 19.1 243,221 17.0 276,233 17.4 +/- 0.7
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 451,391 28.6 402,551 28.1 397,341 25.1 +/- 0.7
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 304,974 19.3 274,175 19.1 297,344 18.8 +/- 0.6
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 171,682 10.9 182,686 12.7 211,191 13.3 +/- 0.5
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 115,407 7.3 107,009 7.5 112,562 7.1 +/- 0.4
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 125,281 7.9 125,881 8.8 154,588 9.8 +/- 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: Los Angeles city, California
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 29.6 1,433,200 109,985 371,115 299,575 368,335 132,780 151,415
2005 29.6 1,583,856 123,175 380,434 321,580 429,030 145,394 184,243
2005 MOE +/-0.81 +/-28,174 +/-7,857 +/-13,404 +/-11,334 +/-12,991 +/-7,468 +/-7,905
Drove alone 2000 27.4 982,735 73,095 272,470 222,755 250,955 87,755 75,695
2005 28.0 1,127,727 77,573 294,008 247,800 303,748 105,743 98,855
2005 MOE +/-0.82 +/-20,511 +/-5,346 +/-11,258 +/-9,701 +/-11,181 +/-6,489 +/-5,584
2-person carpool 2000 28.8 163,510 10,355 43,685 36,275 43,465 15,465 14,270
2005 28.0 149,054 9,796 36,641 31,743 45,585 12,406 12,883
2005 MOE +/-2.94 +/-9,900 +/-1,904 +/-4,108 +/-4,232 +/-3,936 +/-1,948 +/-3,363
3+ carpool 2000 34.0 56,900 2,710 11,325 10,715 17,775 6,170 8,205
2005 33.0 44,608 2,845 8,299 8,135 14,521 3,682 7,126
2005 MOE +/-5.27 +/-4,511 +/-1,418 +/-2,184 +/-1,679 +/-2,606 +/-1,214 +/-1,982
Bus or trolley bus 2000 48.3 144,975 1,745 13,045 17,665 44,205 20,780 47,530
2005 46.8 162,080 1,237 13,697 19,925 50,557 19,763 56,901
2005 MOE +/-4.74 +/-10,774 +/-628 +/-2,698 +/-4,173 +/-4,921 +/-3,132 +/-5,816
All other transit3 2000 50.5 5,725 29 470 700 1,680 884 1,955
2005 50.2 9,559 SSS SSS 615 3,366 1,577 3,730
2005 MOE +/-14.28 +/-1,857 SSS SSS +/-580 +/-1,147 +/-655 +/-1,200
All other modes4 2000 19.3 79,360 22,045 30,120 11,465 10,255 1,715 3,755
2005 18.0 90,828 31,724 27,518 13,362 11,253 2,223 4,748
2005 MOE +/-2.68 +/-7,851 +/-4,151 +/-3,718 +/-2,594 +/-2,353 +/-1,023 +/-1,814

 

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 29.6 100.0 7.7 25.9 20.9 25.7 9.3 10.6
2005 29.6 100.0 7.8 24.0 20.3 27.1 9.2 11.6
2005 MOE +/-0.81 ***** +/-1.8 +/-1.8 +/-1.8 +/-1.8 +/-1.8 +/-1.8
Drove alone 2000 27.4 100.0 7.4 27.7 22.7 25.5 8.9 7.7
2005 28.0 100.0 6.9 26.1 22.0 26.9 9.4 8.8
2005 MOE +/-0.82 ***** +/-1.8 +/-1.8 +/-1.8 +/-1.8 +/-1.8 +/-1.8
2-person carpool 2000 28.8 100.0 6.3 26.7 22.2 26.6 9.5 8.7
2005 28.0 100.0 6.6 24.6 21.3 30.6 8.3 8.6
2005 MOE +/-2.94 ***** +/-6.6 +/-6.6 +/-6.6 +/-6.6 +/-6.6 +/-6.6
3+ carpool 2000 34.0 100.0 4.8 19.9 18.8 31.2 10.8 14.4
2005 33.0 100.0 6.4 18.6 18.2 32.6 8.3 16.0
2005 MOE +/-5.27 ***** +/-10.1 +/-10.1 +/-10.1 +/-9.9 +/-10.1 +/-10.1
Bus or trolley bus 2000 48.3 100.0 1.2 9.0 12.2 30.5 14.3 32.8
2005 46.8 100.0 0.8 8.5 12.3 31.2 12.2 35.1
2005 MOE +/-4.74 ***** +/-6.6 +/-6.6 +/-6.6 +/-6.6 +/-6.6 +/-6.5
All other transit3 2000 50.5 100.0 0.5 8.2 12.2 29.3 15.4 34.1
2005 50.2 100.0 SSS SSS 6.4 35.2 16.5 39.0
2005 MOE +/-14.28 ***** SSS SSS +/-19.4 +/-19.0 +/-19.4 +/-18.8
All other modes4 2000 19.3 100.0 27.8 38.0 14.4 12.9 2.2 4.7
2005 18.0 100.0 34.9 30.3 14.7 12.4 2.4 5.2
2005 MOE +/-2.68 ***** +/-8.5 +/-8.6 +/-8.6 +/-8.6 +/-8.6 +/-8.6

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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