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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: San Diego city, California
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 1,061,682 1,177,582 1,208,331 *****4
Households 406,096 450,691 466,579 +/-8,160
Persons per household 2.61 2.61 2.59 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 1,110,549 1,223,400 na na
Total Employed2 572,828 593,766 594,291 *****
Workers at Work 560,913 580,318 578,631 +/-15,363
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 560,913 100.0 580,318 100.0 578,631 100.0 ---
Drove alone 396,575 70.7 429,311 74.0 455,863 78.8 +/- 3.7
2-person carpool 58,321 10.4 56,253 9.7 43,420 7.5 +/- 0.7
3-person carpool 8,756 1.6 9,361 1.6 8,329 1.4 +/- 0.4
4-person carpool 2,987 0.5 2,995 0.5 1,664 0.3 +/- 0.1
5-or-6-person carpool 1,063 0.2 1,224 0.2 755 0.1 +/- 0.1
7-or-more-person carpool 698 0.1 912 0.2 666 0.1 +/- 0.1
Bus or trolley bus 22,221 4.0 22,342 3.8 17,949 3.1 +/- 0.5
Streetcar or trolley car 868 0.2 881 0.2 1,921 0.3 +/- 0.2
Subway or elevated 67 0.0 162 0.0 180 0.0 +/- 0.1
Railroad 115 0.0 268 0.0 408 0.1 +/- 0.1
Ferryboat 35 0.0 83 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.1
Bicycle 6,111 1.1 4,214 0.7 3,602 0.6 +/- 0.2
Walked 27,250 4.9 21,172 3.6 10,938 1.9 +/- 0.3
Taxicab 467 0.1 500 0.1 147 0.0 +/- 0.0
Motorcycle 3,895 0.7 1,669 0.3 2,207 0.4 +/- 0.1
Other means 5,748 1.0 5,643 1.0 4,179 0.7 +/- 0.3
Worked at home 25,736 4.6 23,328 4.0 26,403 4.6 +/- 0.5
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 535,177 100.0 556,990 100.0 552,228 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 12,230 2.3 11,681 2.1 10,304 1.9 +/- 0.3
5 to 9 51,946 9.7 46,561 8.4 39,699 7.2 +/- 0.5
10 to 14 85,557 16.0 81,475 14.6 78,982 14.3 +/- 0.9
15 to 19 113,789 21.3 110,517 19.8 110,433 20.0 +/- 1.0
20 to 29 146,981 27.5 146,713 26.3 157,577 28.5 +/- 1.2
30 to 44 92,662 17.3 110,327 19.8 108,985 19.7 +/- 1.0
45 to 59 16,385 3.1 24,308 4.4 24,447 4.4 +/- 0.5
60 or more 15,627 2.9 25,408 4.6 21,801 3.9 +/- 0.4
Mean travel time (minutes) 20.4 (X) 23.2 (X) 22.9 (X) +/- 0.90
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 535,177 100.0 556,990 100.0 552,228 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 41,808 7.8 43,553 7.8 43,200 7.8 +/- 0.8
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 116,031 21.7 110,099 19.8 104,166 18.9 +/- 1.0
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 156,480 29.2 157,200 28.2 147,518 26.7 +/- 1.1
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 88,304 16.5 98,263 17.6 105,334 19.1 +/- 0.9
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 45,619 8.5 55,435 10.0 66,712 12.1 +/- 0.9
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 42,921 8.0 42,718 7.7 40,314 7.3 +/- 0.7
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 44,014 8.2 49,722 8.9 44,984 8.1 +/- 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: San Diego city, California
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 23.2 556,990 58,240 191,990 146,715 110,325 24,305 25,405
2005 22.9 552,228 50,003 189,415 157,577 108,985 24,447 21,801
2005 MOE +/-0.9 +/-14,832 +/-3,899 +/-8,344 +/-7,789 +/-6,373 +/-3,048 +/-2,491
Drove alone 2000 22.1 429,310 37,645 156,535 122,460 83,965 16,205 12,505
2005 21.9 455,863 38,295 163,555 135,224 88,389 18,679 11,721
2005 MOE +/-0.85 +/-11,992 +/-3,808 +/-8,173 +/-7,005 +/-5,812 +/-2,938 +/-1,745
2-person carpool 2000 23.4 56,255 5,285 18,310 14,795 12,880 2,875 2,105
2005 23.0 43,420 3,443 13,693 13,308 9,587 2,206 1,183
2005 MOE +/-3.55 +/-4,393 +/-1,290 +/-2,394 +/-2,302 +/-2,003 +/-846 +/-591
3+ carpool 2000 28.7 14,490 1,000 3,775 3,240 4,140 1,190 1,150
2005 29.0 11,414 1,007 2,258 2,654 3,529 813 1,153
2005 MOE +/-9.64 +/-2,392 +/-545 +/-829 +/-801 +/-1,311 +/-929 +/-646
Bus or trolley bus 2000 47.2 22,340 485 2,395 2,780 5,970 3,255 7,455
2005 48.4 17,949 SSS 2,251 2,492 4,403 2,161 6,435
2005 MOE +/-12.35 +/-2,685 SSS +/-1,014 +/-1,039 +/-1,044 +/-748 +/-1,537
All other transit3 2000 48.8 1,395 24 135 140 509 190 395
2005 36.1 2,509 SSS SSS 896 827 SSS SSS
2005 MOE +/-23.32 +/-1,211 SSS SSS +/-1,117 +/-624 SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 18.2 33,195 13,805 10,850 3,300 2,855 585 1,800
2005 18.4 21,073 7,051 7,593 3,003 2,250 SSS 915
2005 MOE +/-3.89 +/-2,730 +/-1,430 +/-1,789 +/-823 +/-810 SSS +/-450

 

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 23.2 100.0 10.5 34.5 26.3 19.8 4.4 4.6
2005 22.9 100.0 9.1 34.3 28.5 19.7 4.4 3.9
2005 MOE +/-0.9 ***** +/-2.7 +/-2.6 +/-2.7 +/-2.7 +/-2.7 +/-2.7
Drove alone 2000 22.1 100.0 8.8 36.5 28.5 19.6 3.8 2.9
2005 21.9 100.0 8.4 35.9 29.7 19.4 4.1 2.6
2005 MOE +/-0.85 ***** +/-2.6 +/-2.6 +/-2.6 +/-2.6 +/-2.6 +/-2.6
2-person carpool 2000 23.4 100.0 9.4 32.5 26.3 22.9 5.1 3.7
2005 23.0 100.0 7.9 31.5 30.6 22.1 5.1 2.7
2005 MOE +/-3.55 ***** +/-10.1 +/-10.0 +/-10.0 +/-10.1 +/-10.1 +/-10.1
3+ carpool 2000 28.7 100.0 6.9 26.1 22.4 28.6 8.2 7.9
2005 29.0 100.0 8.8 19.8 23.3 30.9 7.1 10.1
2005 MOE +/-9.64 ***** +/-21.0 +/-20.9 +/-20.9 +/-20.7 +/-20.9 +/-20.9
Bus or trolley bus 2000 47.2 100.0 2.2 10.7 12.4 26.7 14.6 33.4
2005 48.4 100.0 SSS 12.5 13.9 24.5 12.0 35.9
2005 MOE +/-12.35 ***** SSS +/-14.9 +/-14.9 +/-14.9 +/-15.0 +/-14.6
All other transit3 2000 48.8 100.0 1.7 9.7 10.0 36.5 13.6 28.3
2005 36.1 100.0 SSS SSS 35.7 33.0 SSS SSS
2005 MOE +/-23.32 ***** SSS SSS +/-45.6 +/-47.6 SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 18.2 100.0 41.6 32.7 9.9 8.6 1.8 5.4
2005 18.4 100.0 33.5 36.0 14.3 10.7 SSS 4.3
2005 MOE +/-3.89 ***** +/-12.8 +/-12.6 +/-12.9 +/-13.0 SSS +/-13.0

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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