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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: South Carolina
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 3,370,160 3,876,975 4,113,961 *****4
Households 1,258,044 1,533,854 1,635,907 +/-9,252
Persons per household 2.68 2.53 2.51 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 3,486,703 4,012,012 na na
Total Employed2 1,667,850 1,860,727 1,910,188 *****
Workers at Work 1,636,356 1,822,969 1,853,237 +/-14,390
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 1,636,356 100.0 1,822,969 100.0 1,853,237 100.0 ---
Drove alone 1,234,700 75.5 1,447,338 79.4 1,527,010 82.4 +/- 0.5
2-person carpool 204,403 12.5 187,418 10.3 158,942 8.6 +/- 0.4
3-person carpool 43,523 2.7 40,124 2.2 32,014 1.7 +/- 0.2
4-person carpool 16,635 1.0 15,038 0.8 10,858 0.6 +/- 0.1
5-or-6-person carpool 7,411 0.5 8,470 0.5 6,581 0.4 +/- 0.1
7-or-more-person carpool 5,237 0.3 4,807 0.3 4,851 0.3 +/- 0.1
Bus or trolley bus 14,827 0.9 11,168 0.6 11,816 0.6 +/- 0.1
Streetcar or trolley car 41 0.0 285 0.0 180 0.0 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 140 0.0 291 0.0 238 0.0 +/- 0.0
Railroad 50 0.0 66 0.0 195 0.0 +/- 0.0
Ferryboat 183 0.0 183 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 4,598 0.3 3,874 0.2 4,270 0.2 +/- 0.1
Walked 50,538 3.1 42,567 2.3 27,136 1.5 +/- 0.2
Taxicab 2,851 0.2 3,475 0.2 3,484 0.2 +/- 0.1
Motorcycle 2,926 0.2 2,103 0.1 1,995 0.1 +/- 0.0
Other means 16,928 1.0 17,527 1.0 19,090 1.0 +/- 0.2
Worked at home 31,365 1.9 38,235 2.1 44,577 2.4 +/- 0.2
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 1,604,991 100.0 1,784,734 100.0 1,808,660 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 57,154 3.6 53,890 3.0 60,395 3.3 +/- 0.2
5 to 9 203,420 12.7 193,658 10.9 182,206 10.1 +/- 0.4
10 to 14 278,476 17.4 284,615 15.9 282,345 15.6 +/- 0.5
15 to 19 307,434 19.2 311,394 17.4 311,779 17.2 +/- 0.6
20 to 29 332,874 20.7 382,548 21.4 411,438 22.7 +/- 0.7
30 to 44 281,328 17.5 338,473 19.0 339,918 18.8 +/- 0.6
45 to 59 85,066 5.3 114,459 6.4 120,076 6.6 +/- 0.3
60 or more 59,239 3.7 105,697 5.9 100,503 5.6 +/- 0.3
Mean travel time (minutes) 20.5 (X) 24.3 (X) 23.6 (X) +/- 0.36
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 1,604,991 100.0 1,784,734 100.0 1,808,660 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 80,745 5.0 113,073 6.3 128,356 7.1 +/- 0.4
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 338,538 21.1 364,202 20.4 374,849 20.7 +/- 0.6
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 547,184 34.1 595,205 33.3 562,190 31.1 +/- 0.7
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 256,468 16.0 272,133 15.2 279,211 15.4 +/- 0.5
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 91,101 5.7 116,047 6.5 141,229 7.8 +/- 0.4
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 129,176 8.0 131,514 7.4 127,490 7.0 +/- 0.4
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 161,779 10.1 192,560 10.8 195,335 10.8 +/- 0.5

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: South Carolina
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 24.3 1,784,735 247,550 596,010 382,550 338,470 114,460 105,695
2005 23.6 1,808,660 242,601 594,124 411,438 339,918 120,076 100,503
2005 MOE +/-0.36 +/-14,156 +/-8,689 +/-13,862 +/-13,250 +/-11,338 +/-5,917 +/-6,161
Drove alone 2000 23.6 1,447,340 190,460 494,160 324,630 276,300 89,965 71,825
2005 23.1 1,527,010 204,618 505,719 357,394 286,881 99,411 72,987
2005 MOE +/-0.38 +/-15,436 +/-7,503 +/-12,956 +/-12,147 +/-10,036 +/-5,217 +/-5,009
2-person carpool 2000 26.4 187,420 21,030 61,285 38,050 38,045 14,870 14,135
2005 25.6 158,942 14,751 53,213 34,005 32,329 13,211 11,433
2005 MOE +/-1.99 +/-8,012 +/-2,413 +/-4,563 +/-3,710 +/-3,351 +/-2,165 +/-2,010
3+ carpool 2000 34.6 68,440 5,735 17,810 11,690 15,180 6,895 11,120
2005 31.9 54,304 3,732 14,855 10,974 12,101 4,742 7,900
2005 MOE +/-4.7 +/-4,593 +/-1,251 +/-2,509 +/-1,912 +/-1,937 +/-1,188 +/-1,938
Bus or trolley bus 2000 49.2 11,170 690 1,670 1,550 2,595 980 3,685
2005 51.2 11,816 544 1,870 1,563 1,317 1,237 5,285
2005 MOE +/-16.44 +/-2,208 +/-370 +/-784 +/-1,007 +/-651 +/-573 +/-1,748
All other transit3 2000 37.3 825 28 170 85 295 105 129
2005 35.1 613 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE +/-31.94 +/-386 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 19.7 69,545 29,595 20,920 6,545 6,040 1,645 4,795
2005 19.3 55,975 18,763 18,403 7,502 7,143 1,346 2,818
2005 MOE +/-2.94 +/-4,611 +/-2,454 +/-2,439 +/-1,483 +/-1,813 +/-581 +/-877

 

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 24.3 100.0 13.9 33.4 21.4 19.0 6.4 5.9
2005 23.6 100.0 13.4 32.8 22.7 18.8 6.6 5.6
2005 MOE +/-0.36 ***** +/-0.8 +/-0.7 +/-0.8 +/-0.8 +/-0.8 +/-0.8
Drove alone 2000 23.6 100.0 13.2 34.1 22.4 19.1 6.2 5.0
2005 23.1 100.0 13.4 33.1 23.4 18.8 6.5 4.8
2005 MOE +/-0.38 ***** +/-1.0 +/-1.0 +/-1.0 +/-1.0 +/-1.0 +/-1.0
2-person carpool 2000 26.4 100.0 11.2 32.7 20.3 20.3 7.9 7.5
2005 25.6 100.0 9.3 33.5 21.4 20.3 8.3 7.2
2005 MOE +/-1.99 ***** +/-5.0 +/-4.9 +/-5.0 +/-5.0 +/-5.0 +/-5.0
3+ carpool 2000 34.6 100.0 8.4 26.0 17.1 22.2 10.1 16.2
2005 31.9 100.0 6.9 27.4 20.2 22.3 8.7 14.5
2005 MOE +/-4.7 ***** +/-8.5 +/-8.4 +/-8.4 +/-8.4 +/-8.5 +/-8.4
Bus or trolley bus 2000 49.2 100.0 6.2 15.0 13.9 23.2 8.8 33.0
2005 51.2 100.0 4.6 15.8 13.2 11.1 10.5 44.7
2005 MOE +/-16.44 ***** +/-18.7 +/-18.7 +/-18.7 +/-18.7 +/-18.7 +/-17.5
All other transit3 2000 37.3 100.0 3.4 20.6 10.3 35.8 12.7 15.6
2005 35.1 100.0 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE +/-31.94 ***** SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 19.7 100.0 42.6 30.1 9.4 8.7 2.4 6.9
2005 19.3 100.0 33.5 32.9 13.4 12.8 2.4 5.0
2005 MOE +/-2.94 ***** +/-8.1 +/-8.1 +/-8.2 +/-8.2 +/-8.2 +/-8.2

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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