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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Raleigh-Durham-Cary, NC
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 915,267 1,268,792 1,459,927 *****4
Households 371,079 508,982 584,571 +/-5,113
Persons per household 2.47 2.49 2.50 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 953,547 1,314,589 na na
Total Employed2 515,872 687,147 757,111 *****
Workers at Work 507,603 674,605 737,011 +/-7,562
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 507,603 100.0 674,605 100.0 737,011 100.0 ---
Drove alone 391,511 77.1 529,867 78.5 589,076 79.9 +/- 0.9
2-person carpool 58,296 11.5 63,662 9.4 63,051 8.6 +/- 0.7
3-person carpool 9,726 1.9 14,769 2.2 11,383 1.5 +/- 0.3
4-person carpool 3,610 0.7 5,863 0.9 7,465 1.0 +/- 0.3
5-or-6-person carpool 1,555 0.3 3,456 0.5 1,523 0.2 +/- 0.1
7-or-more-person carpool 991 0.2 1,429 0.2 1,293 0.2 +/- 0.1
Bus or trolley bus 7,527 1.5 9,290 1.4 10,568 1.4 +/- 0.3
Streetcar or trolley car 43 0.0 46 0.0 71 0.0 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 82 0.0 88 0.0 175 0.0 +/- 0.0
Railroad 11 0.0 83 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Ferryboat 26 0.0 18 0.0 36 0.0 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 1,897 0.4 2,260 0.3 2,157 0.3 +/- 0.1
Walked 14,763 2.9 14,822 2.2 10,163 1.4 +/- 0.3
Taxicab 677 0.1 1,079 0.2 320 0.0 +/- 0.0
Motorcycle 1,118 0.2 724 0.1 1,436 0.2 +/- 0.1
Other means 3,833 0.8 4,578 0.7 6,985 0.9 +/- 0.3
Worked at home 11,937 2.4 22,571 3.3 31,309 4.2 +/- 0.4
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 495,666 100.0 652,034 100.0 705,702 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 15,063 3.0 15,022 2.3 19,735 2.8 +/- 0.4
5 to 9 54,783 11.1 55,928 8.6 59,291 8.4 +/- 0.6
10 to 14 82,957 16.7 89,591 13.7 95,075 13.5 +/- 0.7
15 to 19 99,168 20.0 107,965 16.6 115,737 16.4 +/- 0.8
20 to 29 116,459 23.5 149,911 23.0 172,435 24.4 +/- 1.0
30 to 44 87,398 17.6 145,533 22.3 154,586 21.9 +/- 1.0
45 to 59 25,694 5.2 51,335 7.9 51,905 7.4 +/- 0.6
60 or more 14,144 2.9 36,749 5.6 36,938 5.2 +/- 0.6
Mean travel time (minutes) 20.5 (X) 25.3 (X) 24.6 (X) +/- 0.65
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 495,666 100.0 652,034 100.0 705,702 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 18,966 3.8 33,273 5.1 38,180 5.4 +/- 0.6
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 93,346 18.8 126,718 19.4 138,592 19.6 +/- 0.9
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 184,929 37.3 227,615 34.9 223,609 31.7 +/- 1.0
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 93,844 18.9 121,831 18.7 142,733 20.2 +/- 1.0
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 30,908 6.2 51,066 7.8 64,539 9.1 +/- 0.7
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 34,823 7.0 40,928 6.3 44,144 6.3 +/- 0.6
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 38,850 7.8 50,603 7.8 53,905 7.6 +/- 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: Raleigh-Durham-Cary, NC
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 25.3 652,035 70,955 197,555 149,920 145,525 51,325 36,745
2005 24.6 705,702 79,026 210,812 172,435 154,586 51,905 36,938
2005 MOE +/-0.65 +/-7,755 +/-5,544 +/-7,756 +/-7,391 +/-6,993 +/-4,498 +/-4,176
Drove alone 2000 24.8 529,870 54,470 161,300 127,650 119,825 41,060 25,545
2005 24.1 589,076 64,363 179,503 147,698 128,612 43,138 25,762
2005 MOE +/-0.77 +/-8,975 +/-4,594 +/-7,503 +/-6,796 +/-6,519 +/-3,890 +/-3,577
2-person carpool 2000 26.9 63,660 5,855 19,500 13,130 14,605 6,065 4,514
2005 26.3 63,051 5,191 16,897 15,537 15,961 4,869 4,596
2005 MOE +/-3.25 +/-5,119 +/-1,340 +/-2,379 +/-2,503 +/-2,257 +/-1,323 +/-1,413
3+ carpool 2000 31.7 25,520 1,960 6,194 4,525 6,937 2,759 3,147
2005 32.1 21,664 1,584 5,072 4,704 4,797 2,520 2,987
2005 MOE +/-7.21 +/-3,228 +/-808 +/-1,614 +/-1,511 +/-1,580 +/-1,101 +/-1,051
Bus or trolley bus 2000 35.3 9,285 448 2,257 1,609 2,109 943 1,903
2005 31.0 10,568 542 3,237 1,825 2,894 SSS 1,725
2005 MOE +/-9.83 +/-1,965 +/-321 +/-995 +/-745 +/-1,036 SSS +/-812
All other transit3 2000 32.9 239 10 26 90 34 29 38
2005 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 21.0 23,460 8,220 8,295 2,887 2,043 451 1,552
2005 22.9 21,061 7,243 6,103 2,671 2,250 1,033 1,761
2005 MOE +/-5.86 +/-2,850 +/-1,594 +/-1,411 +/-1,051 +/-976 +/-612 +/-766

 

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 25.3 100.0 10.9 30.3 23.0 22.3 7.9 5.6
2005 24.6 100.0 11.2 29.9 24.4 21.9 7.4 5.2
2005 MOE +/-0.65 ***** +/-1.1 +/-1.0 +/-1.1 +/-1.1 +/-1.1 +/-1.1
Drove alone 2000 24.8 100.0 10.3 30.4 24.1 22.6 7.7 4.8
2005 24.1 100.0 10.9 30.5 25.1 21.8 7.3 4.4
2005 MOE +/-0.77 ***** +/-1.5 +/-1.5 +/-1.5 +/-1.5 +/-1.5 +/-1.5
2-person carpool 2000 26.9 100.0 9.2 30.6 20.6 22.9 9.5 7.1
2005 26.3 100.0 8.2 26.8 24.6 25.3 7.7 7.3
2005 MOE +/-3.25 ***** +/-8.1 +/-8.1 +/-8.1 +/-8.1 +/-8.1 +/-8.1
3+ carpool 2000 31.7 100.0 7.7 24.3 17.7 27.2 10.8 12.3
2005 32.1 100.0 7.3 23.4 21.7 22.1 11.6 13.8
2005 MOE +/-7.21 ***** +/-14.9 +/-14.8 +/-14.8 +/-14.8 +/-14.9 +/-14.9
Bus or trolley bus 2000 35.3 100.0 4.8 24.3 17.3 22.7 10.2 20.5
2005 31.0 100.0 5.1 30.6 17.3 27.4 SSS 16.3
2005 MOE +/-9.83 ***** +/-18.6 +/-18.4 +/-18.6 +/-18.4 SSS +/-18.6
All other transit3 2000 32.9 100.0 4.2 10.9 37.7 14.2 12.1 15.9
2005 SSS 100.0 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS ***** SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 21.0 100.0 35.0 35.4 12.3 8.7 1.9 6.6
2005 22.9 100.0 34.4 29.0 12.7 10.7 4.9 8.4
2005 MOE +/-5.86 ***** +/-13.3 +/-13.4 +/-13.5 +/-13.5 +/-13.5 +/-13.5

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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