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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA
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 1,497,816 1,895,834 2,063,277 *****4
Households 592,507 745,531 803,442 +/-4,836
Persons per household 2.53 2.54 2.57 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 1,523,741 1,927,881 na na
Total Employed2 759,652 972,775 1,030,506 *****
Workers at Work 743,796 955,750 1,004,337 +/-8,105
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 743,796 100.0 955,750 100.0 1,004,337 100.0 ---
Drove alone 549,456 73.9 698,957 73.1 726,059 72.3 +/- 0.7
2-person carpool 76,142 10.2 90,202 9.4 91,463 9.1 +/- 0.7
3-person carpool 10,271 1.4 13,123 1.4 12,461 1.2 +/- 0.2
4-person carpool 3,242 0.4 4,574 0.5 4,087 0.4 +/- 0.1
5-or-6-person carpool 1,201 0.2 1,382 0.1 1,177 0.1 +/- 0.1
7-or-more-person carpool 780 0.1 547 0.1 1,608 0.2 +/- 0.1
Bus or trolley bus 36,302 4.9 50,808 5.3 51,378 5.1 +/- 0.4
Streetcar or trolley car 1,518 0.2 3,121 0.3 4,322 0.4 +/- 0.1
Subway or elevated 398 0.1 3,951 0.4 4,470 0.4 +/- 0.1
Railroad 648 0.1 1,981 0.2 3,339 0.3 +/- 0.1
Ferryboat 37 0.0 37 0.0 60 0.0 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 4,481 0.6 7,301 0.8 12,267 1.2 +/- 0.2
Walked 24,401 3.3 28,174 2.9 29,616 2.9 +/- 0.3
Taxicab 393 0.1 389 0.0 403 0.0 +/- 0.0
Motorcycle 2,381 0.3 1,255 0.1 3,617 0.4 +/- 0.1
Other means 4,089 0.5 5,937 0.6 6,303 0.6 +/- 0.1
Worked at home 28,056 3.8 44,011 4.6 51,707 5.1 +/- 0.3
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 715,740 100.0 911,739 100.0 952,630 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 22,848 3.2 24,992 2.7 32,255 3.4 +/- 0.4
5 to 9 79,119 11.1 86,644 9.5 93,882 9.9 +/- 0.6
10 to 14 109,562 15.3 128,450 14.1 124,921 13.1 +/- 0.7
15 to 19 126,068 17.6 149,168 16.4 149,327 15.7 +/- 0.6
20 to 29 175,233 24.5 214,978 23.6 216,421 22.7 +/- 0.9
30 to 44 134,885 18.8 192,353 21.1 210,805 22.1 +/- 0.8
45 to 59 39,841 5.6 64,384 7.1 70,882 7.4 +/- 0.5
60 or more 28,184 3.9 50,770 5.6 54,137 5.7 +/- 0.4
Mean travel time (minutes) 21.8 (X) 24.5 (X) 24.4 (X) +/- 0.48
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 715,740 100.0 911,739 100.0 952,630 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 45,055 6.3 73,005 8.0 82,887 8.7 +/- 0.6
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 148,096 20.7 182,218 20.0 184,187 19.3 +/- 0.7
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 233,331 32.6 277,621 30.4 268,550 28.2 +/- 0.8
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 111,377 15.6 139,476 15.3 152,767 16.0 +/- 0.6
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 51,216 7.2 75,120 8.2 83,833 8.8 +/- 0.5
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 62,437 8.7 74,169 8.1 81,593 8.6 +/- 0.5
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 64,228 9.0 90,130 9.9 98,813 10.4 +/- 0.6

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: Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA
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 24.5 911,735 111,640 277,620 214,980 192,355 64,395 50,775
2005 24.4 952,630 126,137 274,248 216,421 210,805 70,882 54,137
2005 MOE +/-0.48 +/-8,760 +/-7,282 +/-8,919 +/-8,396 +/-7,734 +/-4,376 +/-3,903
Drove alone 2000 23.1 698,960 83,225 225,905 174,755 144,575 43,130 27,410
2005 22.8 726,059 93,813 226,842 174,290 159,420 44,165 27,529
2005 MOE +/-0.54 +/-9,382 +/-6,092 +/-8,420 +/-7,185 +/-6,518 +/-3,590 +/-2,847
2-person carpool 2000 25.4 90,200 9,185 27,335 21,180 20,220 6,814 5,484
2005 26.7 91,463 10,033 23,401 22,674 19,314 9,253 6,788
2005 MOE +/-3.24 +/-6,666 +/-2,724 +/-2,901 +/-3,919 +/-2,761 +/-1,812 +/-1,942
3+ carpool 2000 29.7 19,624 1,645 4,794 4,133 5,280 1,884 1,906
2005 27.0 19,333 2,577 3,972 3,281 6,123 2,338 1,042
2005 MOE +/-5.73 +/-2,824 +/-1,044 +/-1,181 +/-976 +/-1,597 +/-668 +/-555
Bus or trolley bus 2000 39.9 50,809 703 6,363 8,430 15,817 8,765 10,720
2005 40.6 51,378 1,815 5,319 6,962 15,335 9,735 12,212
2005 MOE +/-4.67 +/-3,902 +/-874 +/-1,240 +/-1,483 +/-1,806 +/-1,893 +/-1,503
All other transit3 2000 47.5 9,108 39 420 659 2,743 2,640 2,591
2005 44.4 12,191 SSS SSS 1,201 3,972 3,277 3,227
2005 MOE +/-9.51 +/-1,839 SSS SSS +/-718 +/-1,111 +/-790 +/-844
All other modes4 2000 19.6 43,050 16,850 12,822 5,826 3,743 1,152 2,661
2005 21.8 52,206 17,756 14,343 8,013 6,641 2,114 3,339
2005 MOE +/-3.21 +/-3,654 +/-2,531 +/-1,936 +/-1,435 +/-1,452 +/-823 +/-919

 

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 24.5 100.0 12.2 30.4 23.6 21.1 7.1 5.6
2005 24.4 100.0 13.2 28.8 22.7 22.1 7.4 5.7
2005 MOE +/-0.48 ***** +/-0.9 +/-0.9 +/-0.9 +/-0.9 +/-0.9 +/-0.9
Drove alone 2000 23.1 100.0 11.9 32.3 25.0 20.7 6.2 3.9
2005 22.8 100.0 12.9 31.2 24.0 22.0 6.1 3.8
2005 MOE +/-0.54 ***** +/-1.3 +/-1.2 +/-1.3 +/-1.3 +/-1.3 +/-1.3
2-person carpool 2000 25.4 100.0 10.2 30.3 23.5 22.4 7.6 6.1
2005 26.7 100.0 11.0 25.6 24.8 21.1 10.1 7.4
2005 MOE +/-3.24 ***** +/-7.3 +/-7.2 +/-7.2 +/-7.3 +/-7.3 +/-7.3
3+ carpool 2000 29.7 100.0 8.4 24.4 21.1 26.9 9.6 9.7
2005 27.0 100.0 13.3 20.5 17.0 31.7 12.1 5.4
2005 MOE +/-5.73 ***** +/-14.6 +/-14.6 +/-14.6 +/-14.4 +/-14.6 +/-14.6
Bus or trolley bus 2000 39.9 100.0 1.4 12.5 16.6 31.1 17.3 21.1
2005 40.6 100.0 3.5 10.4 13.6 29.8 18.9 23.8
2005 MOE +/-4.67 ***** +/-7.6 +/-7.6 +/-7.6 +/-7.5 +/-7.6 +/-7.6
All other transit3 2000 47.5 100.0 0.4 4.6 7.2 30.1 29.0 28.4
2005 44.4 100.0 SSS SSS 9.9 32.6 26.9 26.5
2005 MOE +/-9.51 ***** SSS SSS +/-15.1 +/-14.8 +/-15.0 +/-15.0
All other modes4 2000 19.6 100.0 39.1 29.8 13.5 8.7 2.7 6.2
2005 21.8 100.0 34.0 27.5 15.3 12.7 4.0 6.4
2005 MOE +/-3.21 ***** +/-6.8 +/-6.9 +/-7.0 +/-7.0 +/-7.0 +/-7.0

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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