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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Maine
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 1,190,759 1,240,011 1,283,673 *****4
Households 465,312 518,200 542,158 +/-4,476
Persons per household 2.56 2.39 2.37 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 1,227,928 1,274,923 na na
Total Employed2 584,020 628,195 659,032 *****
Workers at Work 570,883 615,144 640,895 +/-5,899
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 570,883 100.0 615,144 100.0 640,895 100.0 ---
Drove alone 424,101 74.3 483,317 78.6 511,509 79.8 +/- 0.9
2-person carpool 63,933 11.2 56,707 9.2 52,405 8.2 +/- 0.5
3-person carpool 9,115 1.6 7,855 1.3 6,982 1.1 +/- 0.2
4-person carpool 2,806 0.5 1,917 0.3 2,854 0.4 +/- 0.1
5-or-6-person carpool 1,338 0.2 1,034 0.2 1,133 0.2 +/- 0.1
7-or-more-person carpool 2,571 0.5 1,695 0.3 1,472 0.2 +/- 0.1
Bus or trolley bus 3,765 0.7 3,220 0.5 3,181 0.5 +/- 0.1
Streetcar or trolley car 25 0.0 84 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 44 0.0 135 0.0 191 0.0 +/- 0.0
Railroad 14 0.0 77 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Ferryboat 297 0.1 451 0.1 825 0.1 +/- 0.1
Bicycle 1,455 0.3 1,402 0.2 1,801 0.3 +/- 0.1
Walked 30,813 5.4 24,700 4.0 23,204 3.6 +/- 0.5
Taxicab 939 0.2 1,250 0.2 473 0.1 +/- 0.0
Motorcycle 485 0.1 234 0.0 414 0.1 +/- 0.0
Other means 4,754 0.8 4,104 0.7 5,148 0.8 +/- 0.2
Worked at home 24,428 4.3 26,962 4.4 29,303 4.6 +/- 0.4
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 546,455 100.0 588,182 100.0 611,592 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 36,884 6.7 34,404 5.8 43,043 7.0 +/- 0.6
5 to 9 93,218 17.1 86,612 14.7 85,506 14.0 +/- 0.7
10 to 14 100,744 18.4 98,470 16.7 94,968 15.5 +/- 0.8
15 to 19 91,805 16.8 91,940 15.6 91,521 15.0 +/- 0.7
20 to 29 99,041 18.1 111,698 19.0 115,177 18.8 +/- 0.8
30 to 44 75,858 13.9 94,470 16.1 98,672 16.1 +/- 0.8
45 to 59 26,729 4.9 34,475 5.9 42,199 6.9 +/- 0.5
60 or more 22,176 4.1 36,113 6.1 40,506 6.6 +/- 0.5
Mean travel time (minutes) 19.0 (X) 22.7 (X) 23.3 (X) +/- 0.58
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 546,455 100.0 588,182 100.0 611,592 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 42,916 7.9 54,831 9.3 65,031 10.6 +/- 0.7
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 138,370 25.3 128,433 21.8 134,660 22.0 +/- 0.8
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 163,545 29.9 180,279 30.7 172,815 28.3 +/- 0.9
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 73,464 13.4 79,602 13.5 82,062 13.4 +/- 0.6
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 28,390 5.2 33,892 5.8 40,121 6.6 +/- 0.5
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 47,287 8.7 48,337 8.2 48,658 8.0 +/- 0.5
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 52,483 9.6 62,808 10.7 68,245 11.2 +/- 0.8

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: Maine
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 22.7 588,185 121,015 190,410 111,695 94,470 34,475 36,110
2005 23.3 611,592 128,549 186,489 115,177 98,672 42,199 40,506
2005 MOE +/-0.58 +/-6,216 +/-5,777 +/-6,407 +/-5,072 +/-5,119 +/-3,019 +/-3,063
Drove alone 2000 22.5 483,315 91,270 161,060 96,525 79,875 27,505 27,075
2005 22.9 511,509 100,399 159,665 100,883 85,034 35,979 29,549
2005 MOE +/-0.64 +/-7,546 +/-4,897 +/-5,600 +/-4,546 +/-4,807 +/-3,054 +/-2,591
2-person carpool 2000 25.6 56,705 9,895 17,510 10,010 9,910 4,475 4,910
2005 27.2 52,405 8,325 15,497 9,184 9,525 4,529 5,345
2005 MOE +/-3.21 +/-3,446 +/-1,791 +/-2,306 +/-1,567 +/-1,342 +/-1,094 +/-1,209
3+ carpool 2000 33.6 12,500 1,575 3,040 1,940 2,230 1,595 2,125
2005 38.8 12,441 1,195 2,596 2,294 2,396 1,184 2,776
2005 MOE +/-11.1 +/-1,846 +/-548 +/-834 +/-765 +/-807 +/-504 +/-1,115
Bus or trolley bus 2000 39.0 3,220 225 700 620 780 299 595
2005 39.7 3,181 SSS 960 SSS 611 SSS 582
2005 MOE +/-16.73 +/-792 SSS +/-467 SSS +/-421 SSS +/-308
All other transit3 2000 45.9 750 34 80 89 214 147 199
2005 40.7 1,016 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE +/-26.71 +/-482 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 13.6 31,690 18,020 8,020 2,515 1,460 464 1,205
2005 15.4 31,040 18,296 7,741 2,264 823 SSS 1,824
2005 MOE +/-3.82 +/-3,248 +/-2,266 +/-1,482 +/-1,142 +/-389 SSS +/-706

 

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 22.7 100.0 20.6 32.4 19.0 16.1 5.9 6.1
2005 23.3 100.0 21.0 30.5 18.8 16.1 6.9 6.6
2005 MOE +/-0.58 ***** +/-1.0 +/-1.0 +/-1.0 +/-1.0 +/-1.0 +/-1.0
Drove alone 2000 22.5 100.0 18.9 33.3 20.0 16.5 5.7 5.6
2005 22.9 100.0 19.6 31.2 19.7 16.6 7.0 5.8
2005 MOE +/-0.64 ***** +/-1.5 +/-1.4 +/-1.5 +/-1.5 +/-1.5 +/-1.5
2-person carpool 2000 25.6 100.0 17.4 30.9 17.7 17.5 7.9 8.7
2005 27.2 100.0 15.9 29.6 17.5 18.2 8.6 10.2
2005 MOE +/-3.21 ***** +/-6.6 +/-6.4 +/-6.6 +/-6.6 +/-6.6 +/-6.6
3+ carpool 2000 33.6 100.0 12.6 24.3 15.5 17.8 12.8 17.0
2005 38.8 100.0 9.6 20.9 18.4 19.3 9.5 22.3
2005 MOE +/-11.1 ***** +/-14.8 +/-14.8 +/-14.8 +/-14.8 +/-14.8 +/-14.7
Bus or trolley bus 2000 39.0 100.0 7.0 21.7 19.3 24.2 9.3 18.5
2005 39.7 100.0 SSS 30.2 SSS 19.2 SSS 18.3
2005 MOE +/-16.73 ***** SSS +/-24.5 SSS +/-24.8 SSS +/-24.8
All other transit3 2000 45.9 100.0 4.5 10.7 11.9 28.5 19.6 26.5
2005 40.7 100.0 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE +/-26.71 ***** SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 13.6 100.0 56.9 25.3 7.9 4.6 1.5 3.8
2005 15.4 100.0 58.9 24.9 7.3 2.7 SSS 5.9
2005 MOE +/-3.82 ***** +/-9.5 +/-10.4 +/-10.5 +/-10.5 SSS +/-10.5

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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