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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Pittsburgh-New Castle, 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 2,505,490 2,453,296 2,404,679 *****4
Households 1,011,907 1,032,596 1,029,330 +/-6,255
Persons per household 2.48 2.38 2.34 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 2,564,535 2,525,730 na na
Total Employed2 1,109,986 1,147,281 1,130,829 *****
Workers at Work 1,088,949 1,127,427 1,101,570 +/-9,473
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 1,088,949 100.0 1,127,427 100.0 1,101,570 100.0 ---
Drove alone 787,857 72.4 876,811 77.8 870,760 79.0 +/- 0.6
2-person carpool 114,468 10.5 92,918 8.2 81,101 7.4 +/- 0.5
3-person carpool 16,363 1.5 11,204 1.0 10,308 0.9 +/- 0.2
4-person carpool 4,473 0.4 3,069 0.3 2,932 0.3 +/- 0.1
5-or-6-person carpool 1,302 0.1 1,046 0.1 807 0.1 +/- 0.0
7-or-more-person carpool 2,090 0.2 1,076 0.1 994 0.1 +/- 0.0
Bus or trolley bus 69,561 6.4 60,039 5.3 53,416 4.8 +/- 0.3
Streetcar or trolley car 4,335 0.4 3,364 0.3 2,738 0.2 +/- 0.1
Subway or elevated 1,906 0.2 1,304 0.1 1,554 0.1 +/- 0.0
Railroad 22 0.0 89 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Ferryboat 20 0.0 147 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 1,196 0.1 1,221 0.1 1,799 0.2 +/- 0.1
Walked 54,430 5.0 40,209 3.6 32,975 3.0 +/- 0.3
Taxicab 759 0.1 815 0.1 389 0.0 +/- 0.0
Motorcycle 625 0.1 509 0.0 1,811 0.2 +/- 0.1
Other means 5,633 0.5 5,770 0.5 7,098 0.6 +/- 0.1
Worked at home 23,909 2.2 27,836 2.5 32,888 3.0 +/- 0.2
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 1,065,040 100.0 1,099,591 100.0 1,068,682 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 36,150 3.4 36,575 3.3 37,021 3.5 +/- 0.3
5 to 9 124,898 11.7 118,622 10.8 118,275 11.1 +/- 0.6
10 to 14 167,018 15.7 161,084 14.6 156,481 14.6 +/- 0.6
15 to 19 172,667 16.2 165,247 15.0 159,272 14.9 +/- 0.6
20 to 29 229,692 21.6 232,854 21.2 228,716 21.4 +/- 0.6
30 to 44 205,351 19.3 219,293 19.9 213,962 20.0 +/- 0.7
45 to 59 78,160 7.3 90,141 8.2 88,354 8.3 +/- 0.4
60 or more 51,104 4.8 75,775 6.9 66,601 6.2 +/- 0.4
Mean travel time (minutes) 22.3 (X) 25.2 (X) 24.4 (X) +/- 0.39
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 1,065,040 100.0 1,099,591 100.0 1,068,682 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 55,271 5.2 76,790 7.0 86,029 8.1 +/- 0.4
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 216,297 20.3 223,361 20.3 223,454 20.9 +/- 0.6
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 321,706 30.2 322,002 29.3 274,880 25.7 +/- 0.7
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 187,354 17.6 181,093 16.5 181,411 17.0 +/- 0.6
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 84,310 7.9 89,088 8.1 94,562 8.8 +/- 0.4
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 94,982 8.9 93,020 8.5 96,297 9.0 +/- 0.4
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 105,120 9.9 114,237 10.4 112,049 10.5 +/- 0.5

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: Pittsburgh-New Castle, 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 25.2 1,099,590 155,195 326,335 232,860 219,285 90,145 75,765
2005 24.4 1,068,682 155,296 315,753 228,716 213,962 88,354 66,601
2005 MOE +/-0.39 +/-9,154 +/-7,194 +/-9,358 +/-7,012 +/-7,735 +/-4,397 +/-4,168
Drove alone 2000 24.5 876,810 119,445 271,035 193,225 174,705 67,325 51,090
2005 23.7 870,760 126,040 263,593 193,467 172,681 67,549 47,430
2005 MOE +/-0.48 +/-10,102 +/-6,115 +/-8,002 +/-6,684 +/-6,664 +/-3,673 +/-3,601
2-person carpool 2000 26.6 92,915 11,255 27,860 19,310 18,420 8,435 7,630
2005 24.6 81,101 10,121 26,742 16,273 14,378 7,823 5,764
2005 MOE +/-2.48 +/-5,135 +/-1,663 +/-3,132 +/-2,289 +/-1,792 +/-1,472 +/-1,202
3+ carpool 2000 33.0 16,395 1,501 4,143 2,874 3,300 2,048 2,526
2005 38.0 15,041 2,115 2,731 2,034 3,939 1,625 2,597
2005 MOE +/-10.33 +/-2,032 +/-815 +/-878 +/-663 +/-883 +/-621 +/-906
Bus or trolley bus 2000 38.7 60,045 650 7,347 11,528 18,922 10,234 11,363
2005 36.3 53,416 626 6,778 9,837 18,828 9,384 7,963
2005 MOE +/-3.89 +/-3,722 +/-337 +/-1,455 +/-1,986 +/-2,732 +/-1,743 +/-1,549
All other transit3 2000 43.0 4,903 19 362 797 1,265 1,196 1,265
2005 41.9 4,292 SSS SSS SSS 1,475 1,525 736
2005 MOE ***** +/-943 SSS SSS SSS +/-586 +/-775 +/-439
All other modes4 2000 15.2 48,530 22,345 15,580 5,100 2,722 905 1,889
2005 18.0 44,072 16,338 15,813 6,701 2,661 SSS 2,111
2005 MOE +/-2.66 +/-3,840 +/-1,835 +/-3,254 +/-1,432 +/-729 SSS +/-570

 

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 25.2 100.0 14.1 29.7 21.2 19.9 8.2 6.9
2005 24.4 100.0 14.5 29.5 21.4 20.0 8.3 6.2
2005 MOE +/-0.39 ***** +/-0.9 +/-0.8 +/-0.8 +/-0.8 +/-0.9 +/-0.9
Drove alone 2000 24.5 100.0 13.6 30.9 22.0 19.9 7.7 5.8
2005 23.7 100.0 14.5 30.3 22.2 19.8 7.8 5.4
2005 MOE +/-0.48 ***** +/-1.2 +/-1.1 +/-1.1 +/-1.2 +/-1.2 +/-1.2
2-person carpool 2000 26.6 100.0 12.1 30.0 20.8 19.8 9.1 8.2
2005 24.6 100.0 12.5 33.0 20.1 17.7 9.6 7.1
2005 MOE +/-2.48 ***** +/-6.3 +/-6.2 +/-6.3 +/-6.3 +/-6.3 +/-6.3
3+ carpool 2000 33.0 100.0 9.2 25.3 17.5 20.1 12.5 15.4
2005 38.0 100.0 14.1 18.2 13.5 26.2 10.8 17.3
2005 MOE +/-10.33 ***** +/-13.5 +/-13.5 +/-13.5 +/-13.4 +/-13.5 +/-13.5
Bus or trolley bus 2000 38.7 100.0 1.1 12.2 19.2 31.5 17.0 18.9
2005 36.3 100.0 1.2 12.7 18.4 35.2 17.6 14.9
2005 MOE +/-3.89 ***** +/-7.0 +/-7.0 +/-6.9 +/-6.7 +/-6.9 +/-7.0
All other transit3 2000 43.0 100.0 0.4 7.4 16.3 25.8 24.4 25.8
2005 41.9 100.0 SSS SSS SSS 34.4 35.5 17.1
2005 MOE ***** ***** SSS SSS SSS +/-21.5 +/-21.0 +/-21.9
All other modes4 2000 15.2 100.0 46.0 32.1 10.5 5.6 1.9 3.9
2005 18.0 100.0 37.1 35.9 15.2 6.0 SSS 4.8
2005 MOE +/-2.66 ***** +/-8.6 +/-8.3 +/-8.7 +/-8.7 SSS +/-8.7

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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