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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: San Antonio, TX
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 1,375,005 1,670,998 1,844,018 *****4
Households 487,073 601,265 645,237 +/-5,607
Persons per household 2.82 2.78 2.86 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 1,407,745 1,711,703 na na
Total Employed2 624,926 764,399 844,988 *****
Workers at Work 611,377 748,188 819,599 +/-8,939
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 611,377 100.0 748,188 100.0 819,599 100.0 ---
Drove alone 454,526 74.3 569,977 76.2 652,117 79.6 +/- 0.9
2-person carpool 73,109 12.0 84,119 11.2 74,725 9.1 +/- 0.8
3-person carpool 11,707 1.9 16,304 2.2 14,966 1.8 +/- 0.3
4-person carpool 3,878 0.6 6,241 0.8 4,817 0.6 +/- 0.2
5-or-6-person carpool 1,993 0.3 3,169 0.4 1,553 0.2 +/- 0.1
7-or-more-person carpool 1,697 0.3 1,490 0.2 993 0.1 +/- 0.1
Bus or trolley bus 20,590 3.4 19,565 2.6 17,246 2.1 +/- 0.5
Streetcar or trolley car 36 0.0 85 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 0 0.0 98 0.0 134 0.0 +/- 0.0
Railroad 44 0.0 48 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Ferryboat 31 0.0 47 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 945 0.2 1,050 0.1 1,215 0.1 +/- 0.1
Walked 21,483 3.5 17,655 2.4 10,610 1.3 +/- 0.3
Taxicab 274 0.0 431 0.1 349 0.0 +/- 0.0
Motorcycle 1,328 0.2 956 0.1 1,437 0.2 +/- 0.1
Other means 4,593 0.8 7,262 1.0 11,208 1.4 +/- 0.2
Worked at home 15,143 2.5 19,691 2.6 28,229 3.4 +/- 0.5
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 596,234 100.0 728,497 100.0 791,370 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 19,045 3.2 17,782 2.4 25,387 3.2 +/- 0.4
5 to 9 55,901 9.4 62,298 8.6 67,128 8.5 +/- 0.7
10 to 14 82,940 13.9 95,668 13.1 100,210 12.7 +/- 0.8
15 to 19 111,395 18.7 124,857 17.1 130,118 16.4 +/- 0.7
20 to 29 148,693 24.9 178,659 24.5 192,029 24.3 +/- 0.9
30 to 44 121,582 20.4 162,102 22.3 178,225 22.5 +/- 1.1
45 to 59 31,175 5.2 46,920 6.4 54,863 6.9 +/- 0.5
60 or more 25,503 4.3 40,211 5.5 43,410 5.5 +/- 0.6
Mean travel time (minutes) 22.3 (X) 25.0 (X) 24.9 (X) +/- 0.77
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 596,234 100.0 728,497 100.0 791,370 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 34,489 5.8 45,716 6.3 61,177 7.7 +/- 0.6
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 128,369 21.5 156,352 21.5 163,935 20.7 +/- 1.0
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 210,196 35.3 247,653 34.0 245,434 31.0 +/- 1.1
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 83,008 13.9 99,694 13.7 114,833 14.5 +/- 0.8
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 42,902 7.2 54,465 7.5 65,746 8.3 +/- 0.7
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 44,344 7.4 51,046 7.0 59,667 7.5 +/- 0.6
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 52,926 8.9 73,571 10.1 80,578 10.2 +/- 0.8

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, TX
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 25.0 728,500 80,085 220,525 178,655 162,100 46,920 40,210
2005 24.9 791,370 92,515 230,328 192,029 178,225 54,863 43,410
2005 MOE +/-0.77 +/-9,110 +/-6,669 +/-8,468 +/-7,586 +/-8,572 +/-4,387 +/-4,678
Drove alone 2000 24.1 569,980 56,770 176,865 149,740 128,445 34,910 23,260
2005 23.5 652,117 72,878 196,373 167,363 147,460 44,926 23,117
2005 MOE +/-0.74 +/-10,422 +/-5,676 +/-7,958 +/-7,542 +/-7,731 +/-3,842 +/-2,711
2-person carpool 2000 25.7 84,115 8,695 25,600 18,915 19,175 6,188 5,563
2005 27.4 74,725 7,819 20,808 15,276 20,116 4,720 5,986
2005 MOE +/-4.33 +/-6,438 +/-1,970 +/-2,971 +/-2,824 +/-3,125 +/-1,212 +/-1,836
3+ carpool 2000 31.4 27,195 2,066 6,773 5,285 6,959 2,720 3,399
2005 31.1 22,329 1,491 5,615 4,042 5,587 2,706 2,888
2005 MOE +/-7.4 +/-3,077 +/-594 +/-1,486 +/-1,845 +/-1,672 +/-1,092 +/-1,420
Bus or trolley bus 2000 44.7 19,557 719 3,213 2,098 5,105 2,462 5,963
2005 52.7 17,246 635 1,400 2,393 2,520 1,807 8,491
2005 MOE +/-20.59 +/-3,910 +/-385 +/-553 +/-1,116 +/-878 +/-1,010 +/-3,243
All other transit3 2000 53.1 283 24 44 40 49 30 99
2005 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 19.8 27,355 11,786 8,036 2,601 2,370 617 1,934
2005 27.5 24,819 9,692 6,132 2,890 2,542 635 2,928
2005 MOE +/-9.64 +/-2,978 +/-2,085 +/-1,370 +/-1,019 +/-980 +/-482 +/-1,378

 

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 25.0 100.0 11.0 30.3 24.5 22.3 6.4 5.5
2005 24.9 100.0 11.7 29.1 24.3 22.5 6.9 5.5
2005 MOE +/-0.77 ***** +/-1.1 +/-1.1 +/-1.1 +/-1.1 +/-1.2 +/-1.2
Drove alone 2000 24.1 100.0 10.0 31.0 26.3 22.5 6.1 4.1
2005 23.5 100.0 11.2 30.1 25.7 22.6 6.9 3.5
2005 MOE +/-0.74 ***** +/-1.6 +/-1.6 +/-1.6 +/-1.6 +/-1.6 +/-1.6
2-person carpool 2000 25.7 100.0 10.3 30.4 22.5 22.8 7.4 6.6
2005 27.4 100.0 10.5 27.8 20.4 26.9 6.3 8.0
2005 MOE +/-4.33 ***** +/-8.6 +/-8.5 +/-8.6 +/-8.5 +/-8.6 +/-8.6
3+ carpool 2000 31.4 100.0 7.6 24.9 19.4 25.6 10.0 12.5
2005 31.1 100.0 6.7 25.1 18.1 25.0 12.1 12.9
2005 MOE +/-7.4 ***** +/-13.8 +/-13.7 +/-13.7 +/-13.7 +/-13.8 +/-13.8
Bus or trolley bus 2000 44.7 100.0 3.7 16.4 10.7 26.1 12.6 30.5
2005 52.7 100.0 3.7 8.1 13.9 14.6 10.5 49.2
2005 MOE +/-20.59 ***** +/-22.7 +/-22.7 +/-22.7 +/-22.7 +/-22.7 +/-20.7
All other transit3 2000 53.1 100.0 8.5 15.5 14.1 17.3 10.6 35.0
2005 SSS 100.0 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS ***** SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 19.8 100.0 43.1 29.4 9.5 8.7 2.3 7.1
2005 27.5 100.0 39.1 24.7 11.6 10.2 2.6 11.8
2005 MOE +/-9.64 ***** +/-11.5 +/-11.9 +/-12.0 +/-12.0 +/-12.0 +/-12.0

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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