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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Louisiana
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 4,107,395 4,333,011 4,389,747 *****4
Households 1,499,269 1,656,053 1,676,599 +/-9,999
Persons per household 2.74 2.62 2.62 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 4,219,973 4,468,976 na na
Total Employed2 1,674,316 1,869,896 1,929,396 *****
Workers at Work 1,645,690 1,831,057 1,857,938 +/-14,169
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 1,645,690 100.0 1,831,057 100.0 1,857,938 100.0 ---
Drove alone 1,239,339 75.3 1,430,142 78.1 1,505,724 81.0 +/- 0.6
2-person carpool 184,974 11.2 188,946 10.3 155,366 8.4 +/- 0.5
3-person carpool 37,946 2.3 37,549 2.1 30,096 1.6 +/- 0.2
4-person carpool 13,474 0.8 12,767 0.7 11,273 0.6 +/- 0.1
5-or-6-person carpool 6,235 0.4 6,580 0.4 4,259 0.2 +/- 0.1
7-or-more-person carpool 4,719 0.3 3,798 0.2 3,884 0.2 +/- 0.1
Bus or trolley bus 44,550 2.7 38,284 2.1 34,554 1.9 +/- 0.3
Streetcar or trolley car 1,325 0.1 1,285 0.1 737 0.0 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 88 0.0 147 0.0 165 0.0 +/- 0.0
Railroad 47 0.0 131 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Ferryboat 602 0.0 560 0.0 307 0.0 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 6,089 0.4 6,648 0.4 5,064 0.3 +/- 0.1
Walked 48,216 2.9 40,184 2.2 32,101 1.7 +/- 0.2
Taxicab 2,640 0.2 2,870 0.2 3,039 0.2 +/- 0.1
Motorcycle 2,622 0.2 1,905 0.1 2,566 0.1 +/- 0.0
Other means 21,611 1.3 19,932 1.1 26,342 1.4 +/- 0.2
Worked at home 31,213 1.9 39,329 2.1 42,461 2.3 +/- 0.2
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 1,614,477 100.0 1,791,728 100.0 1,815,477 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 63,902 4.0 62,320 3.5 71,795 4.0 +/- 0.3
5 to 9 199,083 12.3 196,227 11.0 210,294 11.6 +/- 0.4
10 to 14 260,934 16.2 281,034 15.7 277,646 15.3 +/- 0.5
15 to 19 303,484 18.8 314,832 17.6 300,307 16.5 +/- 0.6
20 to 29 316,564 19.6 357,361 19.9 361,471 19.9 +/- 0.7
30 to 44 279,311 17.3 323,596 18.1 333,357 18.4 +/- 0.6
45 to 59 89,005 5.5 120,270 6.7 122,296 6.7 +/- 0.4
60 or more 102,194 6.3 136,088 7.6 138,311 7.6 +/- 0.4
Mean travel time (minutes) 22.3 (X) 25.7 (X) 24.9 (X) +/- 0.44
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 1,614,477 100.0 1,791,728 100.0 1,815,477 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 129,519 8.0 160,837 9.0 174,795 9.6 +/- 0.4
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 365,496 22.6 389,454 21.7 393,961 21.7 +/- 0.6
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 522,786 32.4 570,449 31.8 544,798 30.0 +/- 0.6
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 226,118 14.0 234,049 13.1 240,279 13.2 +/- 0.4
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 99,718 6.2 114,317 6.4 126,818 7.0 +/- 0.4
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 108,587 6.7 117,475 6.6 121,581 6.7 +/- 0.4
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 162,253 10.0 205,147 11.4 213,245 11.7 +/- 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: Louisiana
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 25.7 1,791,725 258,545 595,865 357,360 323,595 120,270 136,085
2005 24.9 1,815,477 282,089 577,953 361,471 333,357 122,296 138,311
2005 MOE +/-0.44 +/-14,325 +/-8,516 +/-14,447 +/-12,780 +/-10,935 +/-6,783 +/-6,694
Drove alone 2000 24.3 1,430,140 204,135 494,815 298,095 254,845 88,740 89,515
2005 23.7 1,505,724 230,247 496,736 316,144 270,822 94,430 97,345
2005 MOE +/-0.47 +/-15,747 +/-8,519 +/-13,282 +/-12,312 +/-9,860 +/-4,838 +/-5,645
2-person carpool 2000 29.2 188,945 20,990 59,130 36,255 37,575 15,935 19,060
2005 27.4 155,366 19,541 46,700 27,064 34,449 12,312 15,300
2005 MOE +/-2.59 +/-9,702 +/-2,382 +/-4,509 +/-3,340 +/-4,755 +/-2,608 +/-2,404
3+ carpool 2000 36.7 60,695 5,210 14,830 10,310 13,305 6,605 10,435
2005 35.9 49,512 6,483 11,326 6,655 11,756 4,791 8,501
2005 MOE +/-4.99 +/-4,346 +/-1,936 +/-2,149 +/-1,320 +/-2,116 +/-1,225 +/-1,597
Bus or trolley bus 2000 44.9 38,285 1,050 4,705 4,955 10,735 6,500 10,335
2005 43.6 34,554 1,359 4,337 2,738 8,075 8,369 9,676
2005 MOE +/-9.27 +/-4,673 +/-610 +/-1,381 +/-977 +/-2,231 +/-2,554 +/-2,141
All other transit3 2000 40.4 2,120 140 355 470 585 184 390
2005 64.1 1,209 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE +/-60.79 +/-591 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 23.8 71,535 27,025 22,035 7,275 6,550 2,300 6,355
2005 25.9 69,112 24,415 18,693 8,677 8,039 2,056 7,232
2005 MOE +/-4.06 +/-5,402 +/-3,217 +/-2,444 +/-1,561 +/-2,065 +/-811 +/-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 25.7 100.0 14.4 33.3 19.9 18.1 6.7 7.6
2005 24.9 100.0 15.5 31.8 19.9 18.4 6.7 7.6
2005 MOE +/-0.44 ***** +/-0.8 +/-0.7 +/-0.8 +/-0.8 +/-0.8 +/-0.8
Drove alone 2000 24.3 100.0 14.3 34.6 20.8 17.8 6.2 6.3
2005 23.7 100.0 15.3 33.0 21.0 18.0 6.3 6.5
2005 MOE +/-0.47 ***** +/-1.0 +/-1.0 +/-1.0 +/-1.0 +/-1.0 +/-1.0
2-person carpool 2000 29.2 100.0 11.1 31.3 19.2 19.9 8.4 10.1
2005 27.4 100.0 12.6 30.1 17.4 22.2 7.9 9.8
2005 MOE +/-2.59 ***** +/-6.2 +/-6.2 +/-6.2 +/-6.2 +/-6.2 +/-6.2
3+ carpool 2000 36.7 100.0 8.6 24.4 17.0 21.9 10.9 17.2
2005 35.9 100.0 13.1 22.9 13.4 23.7 9.7 17.2
2005 MOE +/-4.99 ***** +/-8.8 +/-8.7 +/-8.8 +/-8.7 +/-8.8 +/-8.8
Bus or trolley bus 2000 44.9 100.0 2.7 12.3 12.9 28.0 17.0 27.0
2005 43.6 100.0 3.9 12.6 7.9 23.4 24.2 28.0
2005 MOE +/-9.27 ***** +/-13.5 +/-13.5 +/-13.5 +/-13.4 +/-13.4 +/-13.4
All other transit3 2000 40.4 100.0 6.6 16.7 22.2 27.6 8.7 18.4
2005 64.1 100.0 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE +/-60.79 ***** SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 23.8 100.0 37.8 30.8 10.2 9.2 3.2 8.9
2005 25.9 100.0 35.3 27.0 12.6 11.6 3.0 10.5
2005 MOE +/-4.06 ***** +/-7.6 +/-7.8 +/-7.8 +/-7.8 +/-7.8 +/-7.8

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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