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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: New York-Newark-Bridgeport, NY-NJ-CT-PA
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 19,242,396 20,863,024 21,392,437 *****4
Households 7,219,827 7,799,416 7,872,828 +/-16,111
Persons per household 2.67 2.67 2.72 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 19,710,239 21,361,797 na na
Total Employed2 9,559,887 9,610,762 10,063,238 *****
Workers at Work 9,350,149 9,393,871 9,742,178 +/-36,266
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 9,350,149 100.0 9,393,871 100.0 9,742,178 100.0 ---
Drove alone 5,199,592 55.6 5,304,595 56.5 5,384,554 55.3 +/- 0.3
2-person carpool 746,396 8.0 658,272 7.0 591,233 6.1 +/- 0.2
3-person carpool 124,112 1.3 121,226 1.3 93,164 1.0 +/- 0.1
4-person carpool 46,841 0.5 48,416 0.5 38,566 0.4 +/- 0.0
5-or-6-person carpool 22,331 0.2 26,777 0.3 21,409 0.2 +/- 0.0
7-or-more-person carpool 34,318 0.4 27,005 0.3 26,985 0.3 +/- 0.0
Bus or trolley bus 660,305 7.1 630,851 6.7 780,924 8.0 +/- 0.2
Streetcar or trolley car 9,578 0.1 7,097 0.1 18,778 0.2 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 1,219,826 13.0 1,257,032 13.4 1,387,967 14.2 +/- 0.2
Railroad 325,060 3.5 339,676 3.6 343,136 3.5 +/- 0.1
Ferryboat 19,360 0.2 16,387 0.2 20,123 0.2 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 22,001 0.2 28,015 0.3 29,908 0.3 +/- 0.0
Walked 577,655 6.2 520,445 5.5 512,649 5.3 +/- 0.2
Taxicab 64,654 0.7 70,712 0.8 66,045 0.7 +/- 0.1
Motorcycle 5,509 0.1 3,922 0.0 6,053 0.1 +/- 0.0
Other means 50,116 0.5 52,187 0.6 83,321 0.9 +/- 0.1
Worked at home 222,495 2.4 281,256 3.0 337,363 3.5 +/- 0.1
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 9,127,654 100.0 9,112,615 100.0 9,404,815 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 214,227 2.3 186,652 2.0 216,473 2.3 +/- 0.1
5 to 9 764,102 8.4 671,059 7.4 681,665 7.2 +/- 0.2
10 to 14 1,163,907 12.8 996,894 10.9 991,903 10.5 +/- 0.2
15 to 19 1,215,355 13.3 1,096,576 12.0 1,113,234 11.8 +/- 0.2
20 to 29 1,528,496 16.7 1,531,515 16.8 1,585,579 16.9 +/- 0.2
30 to 44 1,882,096 20.6 1,940,519 21.3 2,056,864 21.9 +/- 0.3
45 to 59 948,954 10.4 1,025,010 11.2 1,041,804 11.1 +/- 0.2
60 or more 1,410,517 15.5 1,664,390 18.3 1,717,293 18.3 +/- 0.3
Mean travel time (minutes) 29.9 (X) 33.9 (X) 33.2 (X) +/- 0.26
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 9,127,654 100.0 9,112,615 100.0 9,404,815 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 371,583 4.1 467,579 5.1 533,134 5.7 +/- 0.1
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 1,481,556 16.2 1,463,876 16.1 1,587,466 16.9 +/- 0.3
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 2,813,413 30.8 2,713,388 29.8 2,604,314 27.7 +/- 0.3
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 2,312,310 25.3 2,163,929 23.7 2,209,895 23.5 +/- 0.3
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 881,326 9.7 971,324 10.7 1,070,752 11.4 +/- 0.2
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 621,207 6.8 628,157 6.9 679,724 7.2 +/- 0.2
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 646,259 7.1 704,362 7.7 719,530 7.7 +/- 0.2

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 York-Newark-Bridgeport, NY-NJ-CT-PA
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 33.9 9,112,610 857,710 2,093,465 1,531,510 1,940,500 1,025,005 1,664,400
2005 33.2 9,404,815 898,138 2,105,137 1,585,579 2,056,864 1,041,804 1,717,293
2005 MOE +/-0.26 +/-37,525 +/-18,081 +/-31,277 +/-22,015 +/-27,330 +/-21,504 +/-25,645
Drove alone 2000 28.0 5,304,585 578,235 1,495,420 1,066,950 1,127,600 487,050 549,320
2005 27.0 5,384,554 603,525 1,513,707 1,101,341 1,162,901 479,920 523,160
2005 MOE +/-0.29 +/-33,526 +/-13,563 +/-23,758 +/-19,026 +/-20,042 +/-12,553 +/-11,067
2-person carpool 2000 31.3 658,250 59,920 176,565 116,625 141,815 66,545 96,775
2005 29.8 591,233 58,085 154,069 104,819 133,764 63,271 77,225
2005 MOE +/-1.53 +/-18,031 +/-4,975 +/-8,377 +/-7,477 +/-8,835 +/-5,350 +/-6,435
3+ carpool 2000 38.1 223,445 11,551 43,418 35,951 54,545 29,019 48,902
2005 36.8 180,124 12,480 36,247 27,398 40,753 22,741 40,505
2005 MOE +/-3.33 +/-10,311 +/-2,282 +/-4,093 +/-3,378 +/-3,823 +/-3,554 +/-4,846
Bus or trolley bus 2000 49.7 630,855 6,611 53,894 76,132 162,550 99,698 231,939
2005 46.7 780,924 8,422 69,433 102,158 218,534 112,357 270,020
2005 MOE +/-1.71 +/-18,998 +/-1,948 +/-5,505 +/-6,784 +/-10,871 +/-7,107 +/-9,920
All other transit3 2000 54.5 1,620,205 8,434 52,037 134,204 388,089 327,584 709,813
2005 53.5 1,770,004 7,398 52,395 142,223 435,121 349,487 783,380
2005 MOE +/-1.07 +/-22,973 +/-1,627 +/-4,440 +/-7,377 +/-13,165 +/-11,828 +/-17,569
All other modes4 2000 17.7 675,290 192,930 272,094 101,579 65,906 15,084 27,641
2005 16.3 697,976 208,228 279,286 107,640 65,791 14,028 23,003
2005 MOE +/-0.64 +/-17,335 +/-11,138 +/-11,397 +/-6,344 +/-5,157 +/-2,056 +/-2,946

 

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 33.9 100.0 9.4 23.0 16.8 21.3 11.2 18.3
2005 33.2 100.0 9.5 22.4 16.9 21.9 11.1 18.3
2005 MOE +/-0.26 ***** +/-0.4 +/-0.4 +/-0.4 +/-0.4 +/-0.4 +/-0.4
Drove alone 2000 28.0 100.0 10.9 28.2 20.1 21.3 9.2 10.4
2005 27.0 100.0 11.2 28.1 20.5 21.6 8.9 9.7
2005 MOE +/-0.29 ***** +/-0.6 +/-0.6 +/-0.6 +/-0.6 +/-0.6 +/-0.6
2-person carpool 2000 31.3 100.0 9.1 26.8 17.7 21.5 10.1 14.7
2005 29.8 100.0 9.8 26.1 17.7 22.6 10.7 13.1
2005 MOE +/-1.53 ***** +/-3.0 +/-3.0 +/-3.0 +/-3.0 +/-3.0 +/-3.0
3+ carpool 2000 38.1 100.0 5.2 19.4 16.1 24.4 13.0 21.9
2005 36.8 100.0 6.9 20.1 15.2 22.6 12.6 22.5
2005 MOE +/-3.33 ***** +/-5.7 +/-5.7 +/-5.7 +/-5.7 +/-5.7 +/-5.7
Bus or trolley bus 2000 49.7 100.0 1.0 8.5 12.1 25.8 15.8 36.8
2005 46.7 100.0 1.1 8.9 13.1 28.0 14.4 34.6
2005 MOE +/-1.71 ***** +/-2.4 +/-2.4 +/-2.4 +/-2.4 +/-2.4 +/-2.4
All other transit3 2000 54.5 100.0 0.5 3.2 8.3 24.0 20.2 43.8
2005 53.5 100.0 0.4 3.0 8.0 24.6 19.7 44.3
2005 MOE +/-1.07 ***** +/-1.3 +/-1.3 +/-1.3 +/-1.3 +/-1.3 +/-1.2
All other modes4 2000 17.7 100.0 28.6 40.3 15.0 9.8 2.2 4.1
2005 16.3 100.0 29.8 40.0 15.4 9.4 2.0 3.3
2005 MOE +/-0.64 ***** +/-2.4 +/-2.4 +/-2.5 +/-2.5 +/-2.5 +/-2.5

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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