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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Columbia, T
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 1,070,715 1,343,053 1,459,401 *****4
Households 420,173 536,666 595,586 +/-4,960
Persons per household 2.55 2.50 2.45 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 1,103,028 1,381,287 na na
Total Employed2 557,450 703,264 740,939 *****
Workers at Work 549,027 690,091 721,487 +/-7,228
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 549,027 100.0 690,091 100.0 721,487 100.0 ---
Drove alone 432,513 78.8 556,313 80.6 600,383 83.2 +/- 0.8
2-person carpool 62,201 11.3 70,461 10.2 55,764 7.7 +/- 0.6
3-person carpool 9,665 1.8 11,725 1.7 10,245 1.4 +/- 0.3
4-person carpool 3,166 0.6 4,363 0.6 3,079 0.4 +/- 0.2
5-or-6-person carpool 1,537 0.3 2,295 0.3 1,611 0.2 +/- 0.1
7-or-more-person carpool 1,581 0.3 1,274 0.2 1,921 0.3 +/- 0.1
Bus or trolley bus 8,058 1.5 5,555 0.8 4,944 0.7 +/- 0.2
Streetcar or trolley car 46 0.0 6 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 0 0.0 56 0.0 200 0.0 +/- 0.0
Railroad 7 0.0 7 0.0 72 0.0 +/- 0.0
Ferryboat 20 0.0 15 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 450 0.1 651 0.1 790 0.1 +/- 0.1
Walked 10,522 1.9 10,063 1.5 9,269 1.3 +/- 0.3
Taxicab 645 0.1 476 0.1 333 0.0 +/- 0.0
Motorcycle 582 0.1 457 0.1 822 0.1 +/- 0.1
Other means 3,462 0.6 4,571 0.7 6,858 1.0 +/- 0.3
Worked at home 14,572 2.7 21,803 3.2 25,196 3.5 +/- 0.4
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 534,455 100.0 668,288 100.0 696,291 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 15,501 2.9 14,807 2.2 17,868 2.6 +/- 0.4
5 to 9 52,723 9.9 58,820 8.8 62,172 8.9 +/- 0.7
10 to 14 77,783 14.6 88,499 13.2 86,691 12.5 +/- 0.7
15 to 19 96,417 18.0 105,489 15.8 108,630 15.6 +/- 0.9
20 to 29 120,451 22.5 147,293 22.0 155,139 22.3 +/- 0.9
30 to 44 108,467 20.3 151,005 22.6 158,747 22.8 +/- 0.8
45 to 59 37,327 7.0 59,908 9.0 65,276 9.4 +/- 0.5
60 or more 25,786 4.8 42,467 6.4 41,768 6.0 +/- 0.6
Mean travel time (minutes) 22.8 (X) 26.1 (X) 25.5 (X) +/- 0.61
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 534,455 100.0 668,288 100.0 696,291 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 38,267 7.2 56,272 8.4 62,914 9.0 +/- 0.6
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 135,999 25.4 162,360 24.3 169,942 24.4 +/- 0.9
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 172,820 32.3 207,131 31.0 199,795 28.7 +/- 1.0
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 64,843 12.1 80,668 12.1 89,411 12.8 +/- 0.8
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 30,227 5.7 42,128 6.3 48,329 6.9 +/- 0.5
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 42,854 8.0 50,671 7.6 51,874 7.5 +/- 0.6
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 49,445 9.3 69,058 10.3 74,026 10.6 +/- 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: Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Columbia, T
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 26.1 668,300 73,635 193,980 147,285 151,000 59,910 42,470
2005 25.5 696,291 80,040 195,321 155,139 158,747 65,276 41,768
2005 MOE +/-0.61 +/-8,160 +/-5,511 +/-8,134 +/-6,583 +/-6,192 +/-3,812 +/-4,143
Drove alone 2000 25.5 556,315 58,075 164,385 127,525 125,925 49,340 31,045
2005 25.1 600,383 66,504 170,032 136,693 139,100 56,139 31,915
2005 MOE +/-0.7 +/-8,525 +/-4,897 +/-7,256 +/-6,254 +/-5,457 +/-3,528 +/-3,742
2-person carpool 2000 28.4 70,460 6,315 19,415 14,565 17,124 7,144 5,885
2005 28.1 55,764 5,286 15,541 11,592 12,383 5,737 5,225
2005 MOE +/-3.67 +/-4,677 +/-1,486 +/-2,476 +/-2,049 +/-1,864 +/-1,384 +/-1,371
3+ carpool 2000 32.0 19,670 2,195 4,283 2,991 5,038 2,421 2,681
2005 31.7 16,856 1,129 3,402 3,716 4,364 2,185 2,060
2005 MOE +/-8.48 +/-3,019 +/-569 +/-1,026 +/-1,225 +/-1,702 +/-1,202 +/-677
Bus or trolley bus 2000 43.4 5,553 285 892 750 1,588 575 1,442
2005 33.8 4,944 SSS 1,060 SSS 1,472 589 967
2005 MOE +/-10.96 +/-1,106 SSS +/-565 SSS +/-760 +/-368 +/-461
All other transit3 2000 47.8 77 0 25 18 0 15 12
2005 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 23.5 16,220 6,763 4,984 1,423 1,285 393 1,365
2005 22.9 18,072 6,760 5,286 2,643 1,428 626 1,329
2005 MOE +/-6.96 +/-2,729 +/-1,668 +/-1,404 +/-962 +/-741 +/-391 +/-619

 

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 26.1 100.0 11.0 29.0 22.0 22.6 9.0 6.4
2005 25.5 100.0 11.5 28.1 22.3 22.8 9.4 6.0
2005 MOE +/-0.61 ***** +/-1.2 +/-1.1 +/-1.2 +/-1.2 +/-1.2 +/-1.2
Drove alone 2000 25.5 100.0 10.4 29.5 22.9 22.6 8.9 5.6
2005 25.1 100.0 11.1 28.3 22.8 23.2 9.4 5.3
2005 MOE +/-0.7 ***** +/-1.4 +/-1.4 +/-1.4 +/-1.4 +/-1.4 +/-1.4
2-person carpool 2000 28.4 100.0 9.0 27.6 20.7 24.3 10.1 8.4
2005 28.1 100.0 9.5 27.9 20.8 22.2 10.3 9.4
2005 MOE +/-3.67 ***** +/-8.4 +/-8.3 +/-8.4 +/-8.4 +/-8.4 +/-8.4
3+ carpool 2000 32.0 100.0 11.2 21.8 15.2 25.6 12.3 13.6
2005 31.7 100.0 6.7 20.2 22.0 25.9 13.0 12.2
2005 MOE +/-8.48 ***** +/-17.9 +/-17.9 +/-17.8 +/-17.7 +/-17.9 +/-17.9
Bus or trolley bus 2000 43.4 100.0 5.1 16.1 13.5 28.6 10.4 26.0
2005 33.8 100.0 SSS 21.4 SSS 29.8 11.9 19.6
2005 MOE +/-10.96 ***** SSS +/-22.2 SSS +/-21.9 +/-22.4 +/-22.3
All other transit3 2000 47.8 100.0 0.0 32.5 23.4 0.0 19.5 15.6
2005 SSS 100.0 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS ***** SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 23.5 100.0 41.7 30.7 8.8 7.9 2.4 8.4
2005 22.9 100.0 37.4 29.2 14.6 7.9 3.5 7.4
2005 MOE +/-6.96 ***** +/-14.7 +/-14.9 +/-15.1 +/-15.1 +/-15.1 +/-15.1

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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