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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: New Orleans-Metairie-Bogalusa, LA
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 1,282,591 1,331,916 1,334,728 *****4
Households 478,866 515,054 497,221 +/-4,934
Persons per household 2.68 2.59 2.68 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 1,307,576 1,360,436 na na
Total Employed2 547,632 590,453 594,701 *****
Workers at Work 538,142 577,520 567,148 +/-10,386
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 538,142 100.0 577,520 100.0 567,148 100.0 ---
Drove alone 382,378 71.1 421,453 73.0 434,798 76.7 +/- 1.3
2-person carpool 63,461 11.8 64,472 11.2 53,778 9.5 +/- 1.1
3-person carpool 11,279 2.1 12,530 2.2 7,258 1.3 +/- 0.3
4-person carpool 4,020 0.7 4,374 0.8 3,051 0.5 +/- 0.2
5-or-6-person carpool 1,925 0.4 2,269 0.4 1,120 0.2 +/- 0.1
7-or-more-person carpool 1,876 0.3 1,395 0.2 1,449 0.3 +/- 0.1
Bus or trolley bus 34,200 6.4 28,557 4.9 25,118 4.4 +/- 0.7
Streetcar or trolley car 1,204 0.2 1,171 0.2 737 0.1 +/- 0.1
Subway or elevated 60 0.0 79 0.0 44 0.0 +/- 0.0
Railroad 15 0.0 44 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Ferryboat 505 0.1 413 0.1 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 2,680 0.5 3,360 0.6 2,625 0.5 +/- 0.2
Walked 16,548 3.1 15,669 2.7 12,900 2.3 +/- 0.5
Taxicab 1,499 0.3 1,720 0.3 2,140 0.4 +/- 0.2
Motorcycle 910 0.2 732 0.1 228 0.0 +/- 0.0
Other means 5,865 1.1 5,323 0.9 6,036 1.1 +/- 0.3
Worked at home 9,717 1.8 13,959 2.4 15,866 2.8 +/- 0.3
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 528,425 100.0 563,561 100.0 551,282 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 13,258 2.5 13,507 2.4 13,113 2.4 +/- 0.4
5 to 9 46,980 8.9 47,391 8.4 48,530 8.8 +/- 0.8
10 to 14 73,105 13.8 77,974 13.8 77,953 14.1 +/- 1.0
15 to 19 96,029 18.2 95,180 16.9 83,424 15.1 +/- 0.9
20 to 29 112,303 21.3 118,272 21.0 113,824 20.6 +/- 1.5
30 to 44 113,656 21.5 117,571 20.9 119,530 21.7 +/- 1.4
45 to 59 37,788 7.2 47,902 8.5 47,862 8.7 +/- 0.9
60 or more 35,306 6.7 45,764 8.1 47,046 8.5 +/- 0.8
Mean travel time (minutes) 24.2 (X) 26.8 (X) 26.6 (X) +/- 0.94
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 528,425 100.0 563,561 100.0 551,282 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 36,650 6.9 43,726 7.8 42,733 7.8 +/- 0.7
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 115,143 21.8 118,468 21.0 119,997 21.8 +/- 1.2
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 160,625 30.4 169,820 30.1 163,064 29.6 +/- 1.3
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 91,308 17.3 91,896 16.3 94,487 17.1 +/- 1.1
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 40,410 7.6 44,992 8.0 45,676 8.3 +/- 0.7
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 34,492 6.5 36,902 6.5 32,911 6.0 +/- 0.7
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 49,797 9.4 57,757 10.2 52,414 9.5 +/- 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: New Orleans-Metairie-Bogalusa, LA
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 26.8 563,565 60,895 173,145 118,270 117,570 47,905 45,745
2005 26.6 551,282 61,643 161,377 113,824 119,530 47,862 47,046
2005 MOE +/-0.94 +/-10,463 +/-5,178 +/-7,634 +/-8,295 +/-8,074 +/-4,915 +/-4,514
Drove alone 2000 25.3 421,445 44,765 137,775 92,705 86,430 32,565 27,215
2005 25.4 434,798 47,629 134,409 96,782 92,214 32,638 31,126
2005 MOE +/-0.96 +/-10,734 +/-4,500 +/-6,948 +/-8,049 +/-6,652 +/-3,383 +/-3,091
2-person carpool 2000 28.2 64,470 5,400 18,740 13,880 14,255 6,465 5,724
2005 27.8 53,778 3,808 15,361 9,910 13,912 5,910 4,877
2005 MOE +/-5.41 +/-6,497 +/-1,357 +/-2,787 +/-2,405 +/-3,830 +/-2,364 +/-1,684
3+ carpool 2000 34.0 20,570 1,237 4,457 4,088 5,026 2,679 3,061
2005 30.2 12,878 1,267 2,662 2,072 3,666 1,696 1,515
2005 MOE +/-7.44 +/-2,370 +/-1,178 +/-899 +/-770 +/-1,139 +/-630 +/-495
Bus or trolley bus 2000 45.3 28,550 442 2,741 3,923 8,563 5,218 7,646
2005 47.4 25,118 618 1,468 1,728 6,670 6,579 8,055
2005 MOE +/-12.29 +/-4,250 +/-452 +/-624 +/-719 +/-2,080 +/-2,516 +/-2,184
All other transit3 2000 35.7 1,703 70 329 403 516 149 230
2005 33.7 781 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE ***** +/-552 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 22.5 26,805 8,954 9,084 3,288 2,762 827 1,877
2005 22.0 23,929 8,321 7,339 3,139 2,956 701 1,473
2005 MOE +/-5.88 +/-3,211 +/-2,240 +/-1,402 +/-986 +/-1,400 +/-586 +/-669

 

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 26.8 100.0 10.8 30.7 21.0 20.9 8.5 8.1
2005 26.6 100.0 11.2 29.3 20.6 21.7 8.7 8.5
2005 MOE +/-0.94 ***** +/-1.9 +/-1.9 +/-1.9 +/-1.9 +/-1.9 +/-1.9
Drove alone 2000 25.3 100.0 10.6 32.7 22.0 20.5 7.7 6.5
2005 25.4 100.0 11.0 30.9 22.3 21.2 7.5 7.2
2005 MOE +/-0.96 ***** +/-2.5 +/-2.4 +/-2.4 +/-2.4 +/-2.5 +/-2.5
2-person carpool 2000 28.2 100.0 8.4 29.1 21.5 22.1 10.0 8.9
2005 27.8 100.0 7.1 28.6 18.4 25.9 11.0 9.1
2005 MOE +/-5.41 ***** +/-12.1 +/-12.0 +/-12.1 +/-11.9 +/-12.1 +/-12.1
3+ carpool 2000 34.0 100.0 6.0 21.7 19.9 24.4 13.0 14.9
2005 30.2 100.0 9.8 20.7 16.1 28.5 13.2 11.8
2005 MOE +/-7.44 ***** +/-18.4 +/-18.3 +/-18.4 +/-18.2 +/-18.4 +/-18.4
Bus or trolley bus 2000 45.3 100.0 1.5 9.6 13.7 30.0 18.3 26.8
2005 47.4 100.0 2.5 5.8 6.9 26.6 26.2 32.1
2005 MOE +/-12.29 ***** +/-16.9 +/-16.9 +/-16.9 +/-16.8 +/-16.7 +/-16.7
All other transit3 2000 35.7 100.0 4.1 19.3 23.7 30.3 8.7 13.5
2005 33.7 100.0 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE ***** ***** SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 22.5 100.0 33.4 33.9 12.3 10.3 3.1 7.0
2005 22.0 100.0 34.8 30.7 13.1 12.4 2.9 6.2
2005 MOE +/-5.88 ***** +/-13.0 +/-13.3 +/-13.4 +/-13.4 +/-13.4 +/-13.4

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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