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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Phoenix city, Arizona
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 968,517 1,298,577 1,377,980 *****4
Households 369,921 465,834 503,753 +/-8,335
Persons per household 2.62 2.79 2.74 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 983,403 1,321,045 na na
Total Employed2 483,048 612,218 678,927 *****
Workers at Work 473,966 599,592 662,242 +/-14,429
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 473,966 100.0 599,592 100.0 662,242 100.0 ---
Drove alone 349,139 73.7 429,616 71.7 485,064 73.2 +/- 1.0
2-person carpool 58,648 12.4 78,856 13.2 80,744 12.2 +/- 1.0
3-person carpool 9,068 1.9 14,671 2.4 16,159 2.4 +/- 0.4
4-person carpool 2,207 0.5 6,446 1.1 5,726 0.9 +/- 0.2
5-or-6-person carpool 953 0.2 3,503 0.6 3,450 0.5 +/- 0.2
7-or-more-person carpool 692 0.1 863 0.1 1,459 0.2 +/- 0.1
Bus or trolley bus 14,772 3.1 18,090 3.0 22,720 3.4 +/- 0.5
Streetcar or trolley car 37 0.0 295 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 35 0.0 122 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Railroad 25 0.0 263 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Ferryboat 6 0.0 17 0.0 62 0.0 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 5,168 1.1 5,146 0.9 3,940 0.6 +/- 0.2
Walked 12,874 2.7 12,998 2.2 10,730 1.6 +/- 0.3
Taxicab 745 0.2 777 0.1 468 0.1 +/- 0.1
Motorcycle 3,266 0.7 2,127 0.4 1,668 0.3 +/- 0.1
Other means 3,455 0.7 5,866 1.0 6,876 1.0 +/- 0.4
Worked at home 12,876 2.7 19,936 3.3 23,176 3.5 +/- 0.5
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 461,090 100.0 579,656 100.0 639,066 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 10,638 2.3 10,845 1.9 11,577 1.8 +/- 0.3
5 to 9 41,081 8.9 46,489 8.0 43,871 6.9 +/- 0.6
10 to 14 63,675 13.8 73,375 12.7 81,425 12.7 +/- 0.8
15 to 19 80,055 17.4 88,162 15.2 99,575 15.6 +/- 1.1
20 to 29 111,416 24.2 134,508 23.2 146,504 22.9 +/- 1.0
30 to 44 107,135 23.2 145,371 25.1 165,672 25.9 +/- 1.3
45 to 59 28,487 6.2 45,776 7.9 45,056 7.1 +/- 0.6
60 or more 18,603 4.0 35,130 6.1 45,386 7.1 +/- 0.7
Mean travel time (minutes) 23.0 (X) 26.1 (X) 26.9 (X) +/- 1.05
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 461,090 100.0 579,656 100.0 639,066 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 44,023 9.5 71,872 12.4 85,426 13.4 +/- 0.9
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 103,853 22.5 121,746 21.0 131,085 20.5 +/- 1.2
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 130,748 28.4 152,178 26.3 146,489 22.9 +/- 1.2
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 63,592 13.8 74,789 12.9 81,434 12.7 +/- 0.9
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 29,581 6.4 40,240 6.9 47,179 7.4 +/- 0.6
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 38,829 8.4 46,840 8.1 57,127 8.9 +/- 0.8
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 50,464 10.9 71,991 12.4 90,326 14.1 +/- 1.1

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: Phoenix city, Arizona
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 26.1 579,655 57,335 161,535 134,505 145,375 45,775 35,125
2005 26.9 639,066 55,448 181,000 146,504 165,672 45,056 45,386
2005 MOE +/-1.05 +/-14,266 +/-4,583 +/-9,095 +/-7,293 +/-9,178 +/-3,750 +/-4,355
Drove alone 2000 24.9 429,615 40,975 124,265 106,545 107,585 31,940 18,305
2005 25.1 485,064 42,422 146,978 121,886 118,771 31,690 23,317
2005 MOE +/-1.21 +/-12,502 +/-4,174 +/-8,125 +/-6,429 +/-7,763 +/-3,172 +/-2,935
2-person carpool 2000 26.4 78,855 7,270 21,615 16,915 21,120 6,770 5,170
2005 27.4 80,744 6,327 18,909 16,397 26,589 7,031 5,491
2005 MOE +/-3.29 +/-6,931 +/-1,683 +/-3,415 +/-2,888 +/-4,851 +/-1,734 +/-1,372
3+ carpool 2000 33.5 25,480 1,505 4,900 4,660 7,505 3,250 3,675
2005 39.6 26,794 507 4,330 3,137 10,532 2,437 5,851
2005 MOE +/-7.89 +/-3,369 +/-294 +/-1,248 +/-1,344 +/-2,483 +/-806 +/-1,653
Bus or trolley bus 2000 47.2 18,090 325 1,905 2,350 4,790 2,805 5,915
2005 49.2 22,720 SSS 3,137 1,781 6,581 3,076 7,959
2005 MOE +/-11.54 +/-3,256 SSS +/-989 +/-841 +/-2,019 +/-1,017 +/-2,146
All other transit3 2000 42.5 695 40 125 65 180 114 170
2005 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 23.0 26,915 7,220 8,730 3,980 4,200 890 1,895
2005 26.0 23,682 6,006 7,646 3,303 3,199 760 2,768
2005 MOE +/-7.2 +/-3,735 +/-1,656 +/-2,113 +/-1,250 +/-1,027 +/-416 +/-1,430

 

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 9.9 27.9 23.2 25.1 7.9 6.1
2005 26.9 100.0 8.7 28.3 22.9 25.9 7.1 7.1
2005 MOE +/-1.05 ***** +/-2.2 +/-2.2 +/-2.2 +/-2.2 +/-2.2 +/-2.2
Drove alone 2000 24.9 100.0 9.5 28.9 24.8 25.0 7.4 4.3
2005 25.1 100.0 8.7 30.3 25.1 24.5 6.5 4.8
2005 MOE +/-1.21 ***** +/-2.6 +/-2.5 +/-2.6 +/-2.5 +/-2.6 +/-2.6
2-person carpool 2000 26.4 100.0 9.2 27.4 21.5 26.8 8.6 6.6
2005 27.4 100.0 7.8 23.4 20.3 32.9 8.7 6.8
2005 MOE +/-3.29 ***** +/-8.6 +/-8.5 +/-8.6 +/-8.4 +/-8.6 +/-8.6
3+ carpool 2000 33.5 100.0 5.9 19.2 18.3 29.5 12.8 14.4
2005 39.6 100.0 1.9 16.2 11.7 39.3 9.1 21.8
2005 MOE +/-7.89 ***** +/-12.6 +/-12.6 +/-12.6 +/-12.0 +/-12.6 +/-12.5
Bus or trolley bus 2000 47.2 100.0 1.8 10.5 13.0 26.5 15.5 32.7
2005 49.2 100.0 SSS 13.8 7.8 29.0 13.5 35.0
2005 MOE +/-11.54 ***** SSS +/-14.3 +/-14.3 +/-14.1 +/-14.3 +/-13.9
All other transit3 2000 42.5 100.0 5.8 18.0 9.4 25.9 16.4 24.5
2005 SSS 100.0 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS ***** SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 23.0 100.0 26.8 32.4 14.8 15.6 3.3 7.0
2005 26.0 100.0 25.4 32.3 13.9 13.5 3.2 11.7
2005 MOE +/-7.2 ***** +/-15.7 +/-15.5 +/-15.8 +/-15.8 +/-15.8 +/-15.8

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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