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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Richmond, VA
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 921,128 1,060,303 1,132,036 *****4
Households 361,794 425,100 454,988 +/-4,654
Persons per household 2.55 2.49 2.49 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 949,244 1,096,957 na na
Total Employed2 488,493 546,876 577,638 *****
Workers at Work 480,795 536,729 563,297 +/-7,349
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 480,795 100.0 536,729 100.0 563,297 100.0 ---
Drove alone 368,102 76.6 438,485 81.7 463,972 82.4 +/- 0.8
2-person carpool 54,434 11.3 46,478 8.7 45,301 8.0 +/- 0.6
3-person carpool 9,028 1.9 7,398 1.4 7,282 1.3 +/- 0.3
4-person carpool 3,007 0.6 2,238 0.4 2,005 0.4 +/- 0.1
5-or-6-person carpool 1,135 0.2 1,215 0.2 2,112 0.4 +/- 0.2
7-or-more-person carpool 1,132 0.2 968 0.2 921 0.2 +/- 0.1
Bus or trolley bus 15,836 3.3 9,780 1.8 8,618 1.5 +/- 0.3
Streetcar or trolley car 25 0.0 45 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 112 0.0 175 0.0 361 0.1 +/- 0.1
Railroad 50 0.0 98 0.0 321 0.1 +/- 0.0
Ferryboat 42 0.0 21 0.0 259 0.0 +/- 0.1
Bicycle 1,330 0.3 1,292 0.2 725 0.1 +/- 0.1
Walked 11,705 2.4 9,743 1.8 7,624 1.4 +/- 0.3
Taxicab 392 0.1 399 0.1 380 0.1 +/- 0.1
Motorcycle 413 0.1 346 0.1 734 0.1 +/- 0.1
Other means 3,479 0.7 3,692 0.7 5,503 1.0 +/- 0.3
Worked at home 10,573 2.2 14,356 2.7 17,179 3.0 +/- 0.4
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 470,222 100.0 522,373 100.0 546,118 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 10,364 2.2 10,809 2.1 11,666 2.1 +/- 0.3
5 to 9 40,478 8.6 41,424 7.9 42,774 7.8 +/- 0.6
10 to 14 66,641 14.2 69,959 13.4 75,895 13.9 +/- 0.7
15 to 19 84,769 18.0 90,296 17.3 94,147 17.2 +/- 0.9
20 to 29 119,708 25.5 132,365 25.3 138,642 25.4 +/- 1.0
30 to 44 101,220 21.5 113,016 21.6 120,270 22.0 +/- 1.1
45 to 59 29,823 6.3 35,928 6.9 35,538 6.5 +/- 0.7
60 or more 17,219 3.7 28,576 5.5 27,186 5.0 +/- 0.6
Mean travel time (minutes) 22.5 (X) 25.3 (X) 24.4 (X) +/- 0.68
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 470,222 100.0 522,373 100.0 546,118 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 21,560 4.6 28,352 5.4 32,588 6.0 +/- 0.5
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 92,646 19.7 99,904 19.1 102,555 18.8 +/- 0.9
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 166,841 35.5 176,247 33.7 173,455 31.8 +/- 1.0
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 87,125 18.5 95,346 18.3 104,137 19.1 +/- 0.9
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 28,786 6.1 38,100 7.3 43,484 8.0 +/- 0.7
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 33,744 7.2 35,578 6.8 39,904 7.3 +/- 0.7
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 39,520 8.4 48,846 9.4 49,995 9.2 +/- 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: Richmond, VA
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 25.3 522,380 52,225 160,265 132,365 113,020 35,938 28,585
2005 24.4 546,118 54,440 170,042 138,642 120,270 35,538 27,186
2005 MOE +/-0.68 +/-7,176 +/-3,328 +/-6,331 +/-5,551 +/-6,124 +/-3,629 +/-3,249
Drove alone 2000 24.7 438,485 41,070 136,715 115,905 95,515 29,149 20,145
2005 23.7 463,972 43,326 149,398 122,956 101,545 27,849 18,898
2005 MOE +/-0.7 +/-7,392 +/-3,044 +/-6,039 +/-5,168 +/-5,269 +/-3,160 +/-2,587
2-person carpool 2000 27.2 46,480 4,135 13,669 10,541 10,804 3,753 3,548
2005 26.6 45,301 4,440 12,552 9,543 10,145 5,706 2,915
2005 MOE +/-3.52 +/-3,483 +/-1,203 +/-1,884 +/-1,710 +/-1,867 +/-1,587 +/-1,201
3+ carpool 2000 36.2 11,820 701 2,632 2,157 2,993 1,341 1,935
2005 31.1 12,320 2,111 2,489 1,892 3,152 526 2,150
2005 MOE +/-7.38 +/-1,855 +/-997 +/-958 +/-800 +/-1,040 +/-291 +/-916
Bus or trolley bus 2000 39.1 9,779 451 1,806 1,953 2,353 1,286 1,895
2005 39.8 8,618 SSS 1,158 1,458 2,945 943 1,967
2005 MOE +/-13.71 +/-1,771 SSS +/-515 +/-727 +/-1,061 +/-544 +/-1,005
All other transit3 2000 58.4 333 19 32 39 97 34 105
2005 76.2 941 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE +/-70.33 +/-559 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 18.4 15,470 5,858 5,405 1,709 1,211 338 911
2005 21.4 14,966 4,416 4,186 2,645 2,483 SSS 873
2005 MOE +/-7.72 +/-2,566 +/-1,183 +/-1,385 +/-862 +/-1,168 SSS +/-624

 

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 10.0 30.7 25.3 21.6 6.9 5.5
2005 24.4 100.0 10.0 31.1 25.4 22.0 6.5 5.0
2005 MOE +/-0.68 ***** +/-1.3 +/-1.3 +/-1.3 +/-1.3 +/-1.3 +/-1.3
Drove alone 2000 24.7 100.0 9.4 31.2 26.4 21.8 6.6 4.6
2005 23.7 100.0 9.3 32.2 26.5 21.9 6.0 4.1
2005 MOE +/-0.7 ***** +/-1.6 +/-1.5 +/-1.6 +/-1.6 +/-1.6 +/-1.6
2-person carpool 2000 27.2 100.0 8.9 29.4 22.7 23.2 8.1 7.6
2005 26.6 100.0 9.8 27.7 21.1 22.4 12.6 6.4
2005 MOE +/-3.52 ***** +/-7.7 +/-7.6 +/-7.6 +/-7.6 +/-7.7 +/-7.7
3+ carpool 2000 36.2 100.0 5.9 22.3 18.2 25.3 11.3 16.4
2005 31.1 100.0 17.1 20.2 15.4 25.6 4.3 17.5
2005 MOE +/-7.38 ***** +/-15.0 +/-15.0 +/-15.0 +/-14.9 +/-15.1 +/-15.0
Bus or trolley bus 2000 39.1 100.0 4.6 18.5 20.0 24.1 13.2 19.4
2005 39.8 100.0 SSS 13.4 16.9 34.2 10.9 22.8
2005 MOE +/-13.71 ***** SSS +/-20.5 +/-20.5 +/-20.1 +/-20.5 +/-20.4
All other transit3 2000 58.4 100.0 5.7 9.6 11.7 29.1 10.2 31.5
2005 76.2 100.0 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE +/-70.33 ***** SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 18.4 100.0 37.9 34.9 11.0 7.8 2.2 5.9
2005 21.4 100.0 29.5 28.0 17.7 16.6 SSS 5.8
2005 MOE +/-7.72 ***** +/-17.0 +/-17.0 +/-17.1 +/-17.1 SSS +/-17.1

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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