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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Rhode Island
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 964,869 1,009,503 1,032,662 *****4
Households 377,977 408,424 406,089 +/-2,961
Persons per household 2.55 2.47 2.54 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 1,003,464 1,048,319 na na
Total Employed2 495,426 504,494 520,165 *****
Workers at Work 481,230 490,905 500,588 +/-6,338
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 481,230 100.0 490,905 100.0 500,588 100.0 ---
Drove alone 375,766 78.1 393,322 80.1 408,417 81.6 +/- 1.0
2-person carpool 47,136 9.8 41,362 8.4 37,368 7.5 +/- 0.7
3-person carpool 6,814 1.4 5,736 1.2 4,708 0.9 +/- 0.3
4-person carpool 1,811 0.4 1,768 0.4 1,244 0.2 +/- 0.1
5-or-6-person carpool 1,053 0.2 1,129 0.2 621 0.1 +/- 0.1
7-or-more-person carpool 1,327 0.3 1,009 0.2 723 0.1 +/- 0.1
Bus or trolley bus 10,326 2.1 9,171 1.9 10,475 2.1 +/- 0.4
Streetcar or trolley car 67 0.0 277 0.1 217 0.0 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 155 0.0 236 0.0 195 0.0 +/- 0.0
Railroad 1,331 0.3 2,015 0.4 2,399 0.5 +/- 0.2
Ferryboat 52 0.0 117 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.1
Bicycle 1,041 0.2 1,338 0.3 1,140 0.2 +/- 0.1
Walked 20,727 4.3 18,717 3.8 12,701 2.5 +/- 0.6
Taxicab 256 0.1 381 0.1 361 0.1 +/- 0.1
Motorcycle 347 0.1 214 0.0 392 0.1 +/- 0.1
Other means 2,855 0.6 3,118 0.6 5,703 1.1 +/- 0.3
Worked at home 10,166 2.1 10,995 2.2 13,924 2.8 +/- 0.4
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 471,064 100.0 479,910 100.0 486,664 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 19,213 4.1 16,500 3.4 20,333 4.2 +/- 0.7
5 to 9 70,165 14.9 59,005 12.3 59,639 12.3 +/- 0.8
10 to 14 89,346 19.0 85,107 17.7 75,732 15.6 +/- 0.9
15 to 19 91,005 19.3 83,738 17.4 85,837 17.6 +/- 1.1
20 to 29 100,056 21.2 106,557 22.2 104,838 21.5 +/- 1.0
30 to 44 65,529 13.9 77,034 16.1 85,348 17.5 +/- 1.0
45 to 59 19,247 4.1 25,297 5.3 27,773 5.7 +/- 0.6
60 or more 16,503 3.5 26,672 5.6 27,164 5.6 +/- 0.5
Mean travel time (minutes) 19.2 (X) 22.5 (X) 22.7 (X) +/- 0.61
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 471,064 100.0 479,910 100.0 486,664 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 19,740 4.2 26,203 5.5 24,835 5.1 +/- 0.5
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 95,920 20.4 91,709 19.1 101,053 20.8 +/- 1.0
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 146,794 31.2 142,096 29.6 137,728 28.3 +/- 1.3
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 94,208 20.0 93,178 19.4 86,683 17.8 +/- 0.9
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 33,830 7.2 38,044 7.9 50,061 10.3 +/- 0.9
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 41,076 8.7 42,956 9.0 43,318 8.9 +/- 0.6
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 39,496 8.4 45,724 9.5 42,986 8.8 +/- 0.7

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: Rhode Island
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 22.5 479,910 75,505 168,845 106,560 77,035 25,295 26,675
2005 22.7 486,664 79,972 161,569 104,838 85,348 27,773 27,164
2005 MOE +/-0.61 +/-6,705 +/-4,790 +/-7,080 +/-5,285 +/-4,927 +/-2,821 +/-2,407
Drove alone 2000 22.1 393,320 56,930 140,560 91,895 64,785 20,605 18,545
2005 22.1 408,417 63,856 138,890 91,389 72,268 23,290 18,724
2005 MOE +/-0.67 +/-7,283 +/-4,146 +/-6,270 +/-5,073 +/-4,402 +/-2,375 +/-1,964
2-person carpool 2000 22.5 41,360 6,145 15,145 8,705 6,795 2,385 2,180
2005 23.6 37,368 5,915 12,956 7,270 6,648 1,938 2,641
2005 MOE +/-3.54 +/-3,531 +/-1,335 +/-2,181 +/-1,416 +/-1,568 +/-636 +/-904
3+ carpool 2000 30.5 9,640 975 2,825 1,825 1,670 930 1,425
2005 28.9 7,296 531 1,727 1,886 2,043 SSS 752
2005 MOE +/-11.1 +/-1,751 +/-333 +/-699 +/-855 +/-1,183 SSS +/-442
Bus or trolley bus 2000 35.9 9,170 260 1,925 1,960 2,480 930 1,625
2005 40.5 10,475 SSS 1,428 1,601 3,433 1,548 2,075
2005 MOE +/-15.84 +/-2,194 SSS +/-764 +/-705 +/-1,170 +/-657 +/-1,097
All other transit3 2000 78.6 2,645 50 150 135 110 150 2,070
2005 91.4 2,811 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS 2,594
2005 MOE +/-43.71 +/-897 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS +/-879
All other modes4 2000 14.1 23,770 11,150 8,250 2,050 1,200 299 830
2005 12.7 20,297 9,280 6,461 2,653 885 640 SSS
2005 MOE +/-3.37 +/-3,565 +/-2,851 +/-1,475 +/-1,005 +/-459 +/-457 SSS

 

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 22.5 100.0 15.7 35.2 22.2 16.1 5.3 5.6
2005 22.7 100.0 16.4 33.2 21.5 17.5 5.7 5.6
2005 MOE +/-0.61 ***** +/-1.4 +/-1.3 +/-1.4 +/-1.4 +/-1.4 +/-1.4
Drove alone 2000 22.1 100.0 14.5 35.7 23.4 16.5 5.2 4.7
2005 22.1 100.0 15.6 34.0 22.4 17.7 5.7 4.6
2005 MOE +/-0.67 ***** +/-1.8 +/-1.7 +/-1.8 +/-1.8 +/-1.8 +/-1.8
2-person carpool 2000 22.5 100.0 14.9 36.6 21.0 16.4 5.8 5.3
2005 23.6 100.0 15.8 34.7 19.5 17.8 5.2 7.1
2005 MOE +/-3.54 ***** +/-9.4 +/-9.2 +/-9.4 +/-9.4 +/-9.4 +/-9.4
3+ carpool 2000 30.5 100.0 10.1 29.3 18.9 17.3 9.6 14.8
2005 28.9 100.0 7.3 23.7 25.8 28.0 SSS 10.3
2005 MOE +/-11.1 ***** +/-24.0 +/-23.9 +/-23.8 +/-23.6 SSS +/-24.0
Bus or trolley bus 2000 35.9 100.0 2.8 21.0 21.4 27.0 10.1 17.7
2005 40.5 100.0 SSS 13.6 15.3 32.8 14.8 19.8
2005 MOE +/-15.84 ***** SSS +/-20.9 +/-20.9 +/-20.6 +/-20.9 +/-20.8
All other transit3 2000 78.6 100.0 1.9 5.7 5.1 4.2 5.7 78.3
2005 91.4 100.0 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS 92.3
2005 MOE +/-43.71 ***** SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS +/-13.6
All other modes4 2000 14.1 100.0 46.9 34.7 8.6 5.0 1.3 3.5
2005 12.7 100.0 45.7 31.8 13.1 4.4 3.2 SSS
2005 MOE +/-3.37 ***** +/-16.3 +/-17.4 +/-17.6 +/-17.6 +/-17.6 SSS

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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