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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: San Antonio city, Texas
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 915,183 1,121,466 1,202,223 *****4
Households 326,761 405,474 426,227 +/-5,173
Persons per household 2.80 2.77 2.82 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 935,933 1,144,646 na na
Total Employed2 405,412 502,212 544,134 *****
Workers at Work 395,551 491,435 527,381 +/-9,551
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 395,551 100.0 491,435 100.0 527,381 100.0 ---
Drove alone 290,411 73.4 371,456 75.6 416,169 78.9 +/- 1.3
2-person carpool 48,768 12.3 56,796 11.6 47,094 8.9 +/- 1.0
3-person carpool 7,612 1.9 10,724 2.2 11,085 2.1 +/- 0.4
4-person carpool 2,572 0.7 4,304 0.9 2,969 0.6 +/- 0.2
5-or-6-person carpool 1,192 0.3 2,133 0.4 1,064 0.2 +/- 0.1
7-or-more-person carpool 992 0.3 687 0.1 615 0.1 +/- 0.1
Bus or trolley bus 19,142 4.8 18,028 3.7 14,924 2.8 +/- 0.7
Streetcar or trolley car 36 0.0 67 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.1
Subway or elevated 0 0.0 77 0.0 134 0.0 +/- 0.0
Railroad 32 0.0 46 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.1
Ferryboat 24 0.0 30 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.1
Bicycle 593 0.1 788 0.2 669 0.1 +/- 0.1
Walked 12,244 3.1 10,679 2.2 7,873 1.5 +/- 0.4
Taxicab 245 0.1 384 0.1 144 0.0 +/- 0.0
Motorcycle 840 0.2 568 0.1 748 0.1 +/- 0.1
Other means 3,140 0.8 3,993 0.8 7,643 1.4 +/- 0.4
Worked at home 7,708 1.9 10,675 2.2 16,250 3.1 +/- 0.5
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 387,843 100.0 480,760 100.0 511,131 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 8,907 2.3 9,025 1.9 12,865 2.5 +/- 0.5
5 to 9 34,092 8.8 38,122 7.9 40,932 8.0 +/- 0.9
10 to 14 55,491 14.3 64,628 13.4 69,665 13.6 +/- 1.0
15 to 19 79,180 20.4 91,112 19.0 94,003 18.4 +/- 1.0
20 to 29 104,459 26.9 129,896 27.0 133,836 26.2 +/- 1.2
30 to 44 76,981 19.8 104,330 21.7 113,605 22.2 +/- 1.3
45 to 59 14,206 3.7 21,820 4.5 23,220 4.5 +/- 0.6
60 or more 14,527 3.7 21,827 4.5 23,005 4.5 +/- 0.9
Mean travel time (minutes) 21.7 (X) 23.8 (X) 23.7 (X) +/- 1.15
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 387,843 100.0 480,760 100.0 511,131 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 19,066 4.9 28,122 5.8 38,817 7.6 +/- 0.9
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 81,091 20.9 97,804 20.3 98,269 19.2 +/- 1.3
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 134,790 34.8 161,068 33.5 159,412 31.2 +/- 1.3
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 56,123 14.5 68,928 14.3 76,303 14.9 +/- 1.0
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 29,666 7.6 38,852 8.1 44,503 8.7 +/- 0.9
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 30,667 7.9 36,175 7.5 41,146 8.0 +/- 0.8
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 36,440 9.4 49,811 10.4 52,681 10.3 +/- 1.0

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: San Antonio city, Texas
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 23.8 480,760 47,145 155,740 129,895 104,330 21,820 21,825
2005 23.7 511,131 53,797 163,668 133,836 113,605 23,220 23,005
2005 MOE +/-1.15 +/-9,340 +/-5,386 +/-7,835 +/-6,541 +/-7,055 +/-3,178 +/-4,440
Drove alone 2000 22.6 371,455 33,335 124,540 108,350 80,345 14,340 10,555
2005 21.8 416,169 42,386 140,216 115,504 92,272 17,461 8,330
2005 MOE +/-0.98 +/-10,182 +/-4,433 +/-7,418 +/-6,348 +/-6,122 +/-2,831 +/-1,803
2-person carpool 2000 24.0 56,795 5,610 18,865 13,785 12,485 3,270 2,780
2005 26.2 47,094 3,989 14,811 11,257 12,289 2,061 2,687
2005 MOE +/-5.76 +/-5,234 +/-1,407 +/-2,769 +/-2,500 +/-2,429 +/-709 +/-1,258
3+ carpool 2000 29.8 17,850 1,355 4,425 3,775 5,025 1,500 1,765
2005 29.6 15,733 910 3,345 2,962 4,853 1,974 1,689
2005 MOE +/-7.82 +/-2,576 +/-483 +/-1,026 +/-1,810 +/-1,652 +/-788 +/-1,233
Bus or trolley bus 2000 44.9 18,030 625 2,825 1,945 4,805 2,295 5,540
2005 55.3 14,924 SSS 1,015 2,111 2,269 1,155 8,048
2005 MOE +/-23.72 +/-3,787 SSS +/-467 +/-1,073 +/-817 +/-556 +/-3,207
All other transit3 2000 48.9 220 20 40 30 40 30 60
2005 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 20.3 16,410 6,205 5,045 2,015 1,630 384 1,129
2005 30.1 17,077 6,186 4,281 1,937 1,922 500 2,251
2005 MOE +/-13.76 +/-2,735 +/-1,785 +/-1,250 +/-842 +/-914 +/-453 +/-1,312

 

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 23.8 100.0 9.8 32.4 27.0 21.7 4.5 4.5
2005 23.7 100.0 10.5 32.0 26.2 22.2 4.5 4.5
2005 MOE +/-1.15 ***** +/-1.8 +/-1.8 +/-1.8 +/-1.8 +/-1.8 +/-1.8
Drove alone 2000 22.6 100.0 9.0 33.5 29.2 21.6 3.9 2.8
2005 21.8 100.0 10.2 33.7 27.8 22.2 4.2 2.0
2005 MOE +/-0.98 ***** +/-2.4 +/-2.4 +/-2.4 +/-2.4 +/-2.4 +/-2.4
2-person carpool 2000 24.0 100.0 9.9 33.2 24.3 22.0 5.8 4.9
2005 26.2 100.0 8.5 31.4 23.9 26.1 4.4 5.7
2005 MOE +/-5.76 ***** +/-11.1 +/-11.0 +/-11.0 +/-11.0 +/-11.1 +/-11.1
3+ carpool 2000 29.8 100.0 7.6 24.8 21.1 28.2 8.4 9.9
2005 29.6 100.0 5.8 21.3 18.8 30.8 12.5 10.7
2005 MOE +/-7.82 ***** +/-16.4 +/-16.3 +/-16.2 +/-16.0 +/-16.4 +/-16.4
Bus or trolley bus 2000 44.9 100.0 3.5 15.7 10.8 26.7 12.7 30.7
2005 55.3 100.0 SSS 6.8 14.1 15.2 7.7 53.9
2005 MOE +/-23.72 ***** SSS +/-25.4 +/-25.4 +/-25.4 +/-25.4 +/-22.6
All other transit3 2000 48.9 100.0 9.1 18.2 13.6 18.2 13.6 27.3
2005 SSS 100.0 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS ***** SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 20.3 100.0 37.8 30.7 12.3 9.9 2.3 6.9
2005 30.1 100.0 36.2 25.1 11.3 11.3 2.9 13.2
2005 MOE +/-13.76 ***** +/-15.6 +/-15.9 +/-16.0 +/-16.0 +/-16.0 +/-16.0

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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