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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland, CA
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 6,127,890 6,940,273 7,014,896 *****4
Households 2,341,230 2,573,043 2,613,212 +/-8,349
Persons per household 2.62 2.70 2.68 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 6,290,008 7,092,596 na na
Total Employed2 3,286,961 3,530,434 3,414,867 *****
Workers at Work 3,217,363 3,455,262 3,306,220 +/-19,812
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 3,217,363 100.0 3,455,262 100.0 3,306,220 100.0 ---
Drove alone 2,197,979 68.3 2,352,671 68.1 2,293,072 69.4 +/- 0.5
2-person carpool 319,555 9.9 332,557 9.6 273,785 8.3 +/- 0.3
3-person carpool 63,870 2.0 77,310 2.2 61,390 1.9 +/- 0.2
4-person carpool 18,467 0.6 21,914 0.6 18,756 0.6 +/- 0.1
5-or-6-person carpool 6,224 0.2 9,290 0.3 7,915 0.2 +/- 0.0
7-or-more-person carpool 11,148 0.3 7,579 0.2 7,377 0.2 +/- 0.0
Bus or trolley bus 186,748 5.8 183,053 5.3 166,316 5.0 +/- 0.2
Streetcar or trolley car 13,777 0.4 14,290 0.4 14,777 0.4 +/- 0.1
Subway or elevated 75,911 2.4 98,739 2.9 92,411 2.8 +/- 0.2
Railroad 14,396 0.4 20,287 0.6 22,155 0.7 +/- 0.1
Ferryboat 4,041 0.1 5,793 0.2 4,748 0.1 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 34,963 1.1 38,717 1.1 32,833 1.0 +/- 0.1
Walked 116,899 3.6 112,261 3.2 109,485 3.3 +/- 0.2
Taxicab 2,552 0.1 3,352 0.1 3,196 0.1 +/- 0.0
Motorcycle 17,451 0.5 12,360 0.4 10,957 0.3 +/- 0.1
Other means 21,269 0.7 24,912 0.7 28,166 0.9 +/- 0.1
Worked at home 112,113 3.5 140,177 4.1 158,881 4.8 +/- 0.2
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 3,105,250 100.0 3,315,085 100.0 3,147,339 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 70,400 2.3 60,402 1.8 67,737 2.2 +/- 0.2
5 to 9 288,394 9.3 259,433 7.8 274,971 8.7 +/- 0.3
10 to 14 433,719 14.0 419,701 12.7 416,994 13.2 +/- 0.4
15 to 19 494,904 15.9 476,473 14.4 476,410 15.1 +/- 0.4
20 to 29 624,678 20.1 647,644 19.5 648,022 20.6 +/- 0.4
30 to 44 664,146 21.4 727,412 21.9 687,291 21.8 +/- 0.5
45 to 59 274,190 8.8 330,194 10.0 278,291 8.8 +/- 0.3
60 or more 254,819 8.2 393,826 11.9 297,623 9.5 +/- 0.3
Mean travel time (minutes) 25.5 (X) 29.4 (X) 26.8 (X) +/- 0.29
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 3,105,250 100.0 3,315,085 100.0 3,147,339 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 206,705 6.7 236,349 7.1 228,536 7.3 +/- 0.3
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 567,269 18.3 539,872 16.3 500,433 15.9 +/- 0.4
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 948,254 30.5 966,409 29.2 835,267 26.5 +/- 0.5
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 611,786 19.7 677,745 20.4 691,704 22.0 +/- 0.5
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 293,132 9.4 387,065 11.7 424,565 13.5 +/- 0.3
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 236,972 7.6 237,871 7.2 217,977 6.9 +/- 0.2
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 241,132 7.8 269,774 8.1 248,857 7.9 +/- 0.3

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 Jose-San Francisco-Oakland, CA
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 29.4 3,315,090 319,840 896,160 647,640 727,400 330,195 393,825
2005 26.8 3,147,339 342,708 893,404 648,022 687,291 278,291 297,623
2005 MOE +/-0.29 +/-20,475 +/-11,109 +/-17,667 +/-14,691 +/-15,951 +/-9,931 +/-9,000
Drove alone 2000 27.3 2,352,675 233,435 697,920 492,375 499,660 209,130 220,145
2005 24.8 2,293,072 259,717 714,446 501,968 478,520 182,419 156,002
2005 MOE +/-0.37 +/-21,554 +/-9,573 +/-15,422 +/-12,315 +/-12,385 +/-7,402 +/-6,944
2-person carpool 2000 30.3 332,555 24,800 87,380 66,135 77,820 35,290 41,150
2005 28.0 273,785 23,149 74,518 57,847 66,558 23,700 28,013
2005 MOE +/-1.76 +/-10,717 +/-2,608 +/-5,435 +/-5,644 +/-5,265 +/-2,675 +/-2,967
3+ carpool 2000 36.3 116,095 6,008 22,310 18,735 29,639 17,232 22,195
2005 36.1 95,438 5,106 16,554 15,275 23,715 13,662 21,126
2005 MOE +/-4.48 +/-7,111 +/-1,251 +/-2,276 +/-2,397 +/-3,180 +/-2,616 +/-4,117
Bus or trolley bus 2000 42.8 183,055 2,050 16,825 26,099 62,060 30,539 45,475
2005 39.3 166,316 1,492 15,398 32,095 57,389 22,328 37,614
2005 MOE +/-2.79 +/-7,738 +/-617 +/-2,585 +/-4,149 +/-4,963 +/-2,723 +/-3,924
All other transit3 2000 50.9 139,130 312 4,345 13,323 36,187 31,568 53,353
2005 49.0 134,091 605 4,440 12,538 37,905 31,127 47,476
2005 MOE +/-3.52 +/-6,400 +/-394 +/-1,179 +/-2,055 +/-3,680 +/-2,699 +/-3,859
All other modes4 2000 20.5 191,600 53,244 67,379 30,965 22,068 6,426 11,521
2005 17.9 184,637 52,639 68,048 28,299 23,204 5,055 7,392
2005 MOE +/-1.39 +/-8,418 +/-4,274 +/-5,656 +/-2,908 +/-2,665 +/-1,037 +/-1,438

 

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 29.4 100.0 9.6 27.0 19.5 21.9 10.0 11.9
2005 26.8 100.0 10.9 28.4 20.6 21.8 8.8 9.5
2005 MOE +/-0.29 ***** +/-0.6 +/-0.6 +/-0.6 +/-0.6 +/-0.6 +/-0.6
Drove alone 2000 27.3 100.0 9.9 29.7 20.9 21.2 8.9 9.4
2005 24.8 100.0 11.3 31.2 21.9 20.9 8.0 6.8
2005 MOE +/-0.37 ***** +/-0.9 +/-0.9 +/-0.9 +/-0.9 +/-0.9 +/-0.9
2-person carpool 2000 30.3 100.0 7.5 26.3 19.9 23.4 10.6 12.4
2005 28.0 100.0 8.5 27.2 21.1 24.3 8.7 10.2
2005 MOE +/-1.76 ***** +/-3.9 +/-3.9 +/-3.9 +/-3.9 +/-3.9 +/-3.9
3+ carpool 2000 36.3 100.0 5.2 19.2 16.1 25.5 14.8 19.1
2005 36.1 100.0 5.4 17.3 16.0 24.8 14.3 22.1
2005 MOE +/-4.48 ***** +/-7.5 +/-7.4 +/-7.4 +/-7.4 +/-7.4 +/-7.4
Bus or trolley bus 2000 42.8 100.0 1.1 9.2 14.3 33.9 16.7 24.8
2005 39.3 100.0 0.9 9.3 19.3 34.5 13.4 22.6
2005 MOE +/-2.79 ***** +/-4.7 +/-4.7 +/-4.6 +/-4.5 +/-4.6 +/-4.6
All other transit3 2000 50.9 100.0 0.2 3.1 9.6 26.0 22.7 38.3
2005 49.0 100.0 0.5 3.3 9.4 28.3 23.2 35.4
2005 MOE +/-3.52 ***** +/-4.8 +/-4.8 +/-4.8 +/-4.7 +/-4.8 +/-4.7
All other modes4 2000 20.5 100.0 27.8 35.2 16.2 11.5 3.4 6.0
2005 17.9 100.0 28.5 36.9 15.3 12.6 2.7 4.0
2005 MOE +/-1.39 ***** +/-4.5 +/-4.4 +/-4.6 +/-4.6 +/-4.6 +/-4.6

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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