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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Milwaukee-Racine-Waukesha, WI
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 1,571,782 1,651,181 1,670,885 *****4
Households 601,458 658,476 680,517 +/-3,351
Persons per household 2.61 2.51 2.46 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 1,607,183 1,689,572 na na
Total Employed2 786,473 832,740 813,540 *****
Workers at Work 772,752 816,880 791,835 +/-8,496
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 772,752 100.0 816,880 100.0 791,835 100.0 ---
Drove alone 596,325 77.2 654,311 80.1 650,013 82.1 +/- 0.7
2-person carpool 72,242 9.3 65,549 8.0 53,134 6.7 +/- 0.5
3-person carpool 8,479 1.1 9,916 1.2 8,114 1.0 +/- 0.2
4-person carpool 2,595 0.3 2,850 0.3 3,468 0.4 +/- 0.1
5-or-6-person carpool 759 0.1 1,402 0.2 1,173 0.1 +/- 0.1
7-or-more-person carpool 427 0.1 997 0.1 676 0.1 +/- 0.0
Bus or trolley bus 36,874 4.8 31,360 3.8 21,917 2.8 +/- 0.3
Streetcar or trolley car 122 0.0 171 0.0 48 0.0 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 73 0.0 82 0.0 83 0.0 +/- 0.0
Railroad 162 0.0 286 0.0 258 0.0 +/- 0.0
Ferryboat 25 0.0 78 0.0 53 0.0 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 2,134 0.3 1,842 0.2 3,420 0.4 +/- 0.1
Walked 30,535 4.0 22,578 2.8 19,045 2.4 +/- 0.3
Taxicab 481 0.1 864 0.1 1,137 0.1 +/- 0.1
Motorcycle 899 0.1 577 0.1 2,126 0.3 +/- 0.1
Other means 3,289 0.4 3,213 0.4 3,490 0.4 +/- 0.1
Worked at home 17,331 2.2 20,804 2.5 23,680 3.0 +/- 0.3
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 755,421 100.0 796,076 100.0 768,155 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 23,833 3.2 23,643 3.0 23,338 3.0 +/- 0.3
5 to 9 94,052 12.5 90,069 11.3 89,681 11.7 +/- 0.5
10 to 14 131,500 17.4 130,395 16.4 122,325 15.9 +/- 0.7
15 to 19 143,203 19.0 141,079 17.7 132,794 17.3 +/- 0.7
20 to 29 190,184 25.2 199,517 25.1 193,098 25.1 +/- 0.9
30 to 44 121,844 16.1 142,953 18.0 148,246 19.3 +/- 0.8
45 to 59 29,638 3.9 38,155 4.8 36,573 4.8 +/- 0.3
60 or more 21,167 2.8 30,265 3.8 22,100 2.9 +/- 0.3
Mean travel time (minutes) 20.0 (X) 22.1 (X) 21.3 (X) +/- 0.45
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 755,421 100.0 796,076 100.0 768,155 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 53,956 7.1 65,550 8.2 68,115 8.9 +/- 0.6
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 168,916 22.4 167,063 21.0 160,603 20.9 +/- 0.8
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 230,319 30.5 245,713 30.9 219,315 28.6 +/- 1.0
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 101,883 13.5 106,456 13.4 108,190 14.1 +/- 0.6
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 43,877 5.8 47,442 6.0 51,495 6.7 +/- 0.5
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 79,399 10.5 76,834 9.7 77,359 10.1 +/- 0.7
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 77,071 10.2 87,018 10.9 83,078 10.8 +/- 0.7

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: Milwaukee-Racine-Waukesha, WI
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 22.1 796,075 113,705 271,475 199,520 142,960 38,160 30,260
2005 21.3 768,155 113,019 255,119 193,098 148,246 36,573 22,100
2005 MOE +/-0.45 +/-8,876 +/-4,682 +/-7,846 +/-7,171 +/-6,389 +/-2,616 +/-2,326
Drove alone 2000 21.5 654,315 88,715 229,545 172,695 116,395 27,890 19,065
2005 20.8 650,013 91,656 221,290 170,443 123,764 29,417 13,443
2005 MOE +/-0.46 +/-8,684 +/-4,202 +/-7,228 +/-7,009 +/-5,477 +/-2,546 +/-1,797
2-person carpool 2000 21.6 65,555 9,595 22,915 16,035 11,565 3,170 2,275
2005 23.0 53,134 5,327 16,743 13,095 12,722 3,310 1,937
2005 MOE +/-2.63 +/-4,255 +/-1,067 +/-2,314 +/-1,658 +/-2,174 +/-640 +/-569
3+ carpool 2000 26.5 15,160 1,484 4,555 3,284 3,626 1,089 1,128
2005 25.0 13,431 1,988 3,726 3,346 2,538 801 1,032
2005 MOE +/-6.25 +/-2,363 +/-780 +/-1,828 +/-1,087 +/-1,087 +/-573 +/-525
Bus or trolley bus 2000 39.9 31,360 605 4,290 4,965 9,540 5,479 6,492
2005 36.4 21,917 1,052 3,272 3,644 6,996 2,609 4,344
2005 MOE +/-5.8 +/-2,305 +/-718 +/-1,012 +/-997 +/-1,397 +/-672 +/-1,119
All other transit3 2000 67.9 618 14 66 63 98 104 268
2005 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 14.5 29,075 13,290 10,105 2,483 1,743 432 1,010
2005 14.2 29,218 12,943 10,040 2,570 2,226 SSS 1,003
2005 MOE +/-2.56 +/-3,112 +/-2,271 +/-1,670 +/-691 +/-730 SSS +/-588

 

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 22.1 100.0 14.3 34.1 25.1 18.0 4.8 3.8
2005 21.3 100.0 14.7 33.2 25.1 19.3 4.8 2.9
2005 MOE +/-0.45 ***** +/-1.2 +/-1.1 +/-1.1 +/-1.1 +/-1.2 +/-1.2
Drove alone 2000 21.5 100.0 13.6 35.1 26.4 17.8 4.3 2.9
2005 20.8 100.0 14.1 34.0 26.2 19.0 4.5 2.1
2005 MOE +/-0.46 ***** +/-1.3 +/-1.3 +/-1.3 +/-1.3 +/-1.3 +/-1.3
2-person carpool 2000 21.6 100.0 14.6 35.0 24.5 17.6 4.8 3.5
2005 23.0 100.0 10.0 31.5 24.6 23.9 6.2 3.6
2005 MOE +/-2.63 ***** +/-8.0 +/-7.9 +/-8.0 +/-7.9 +/-8.0 +/-8.0
3+ carpool 2000 26.5 100.0 9.8 30.0 21.7 23.9 7.2 7.4
2005 25.0 100.0 14.8 27.7 24.9 18.9 6.0 7.7
2005 MOE +/-6.25 ***** +/-17.6 +/-17.2 +/-17.5 +/-17.5 +/-17.6 +/-17.6
Bus or trolley bus 2000 39.9 100.0 1.9 13.7 15.8 30.4 17.5 20.7
2005 36.4 100.0 4.8 14.9 16.6 31.9 11.9 19.8
2005 MOE +/-5.8 ***** +/-10.5 +/-10.5 +/-10.5 +/-10.3 +/-10.5 +/-10.5
All other transit3 2000 67.9 100.0 2.3 10.7 10.2 15.9 16.8 43.4
2005 SSS 100.0 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS ***** SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 14.5 100.0 45.7 34.8 8.5 6.0 1.5 3.5
2005 14.2 100.0 44.3 34.4 8.8 7.6 SSS 3.4
2005 MOE +/-2.56 ***** +/-10.1 +/-10.5 +/-10.6 +/-10.6 SSS +/-10.6

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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