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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Tennessee
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 4,748,056 5,541,337 5,810,590 *****4
Households 1,853,725 2,232,905 2,366,130 +/-12,369
Persons per household 2.56 2.48 2.46 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 4,877,185 5,689,283 na na
Total Employed2 2,278,102 2,669,312 2,737,499 *****
Workers at Work 2,239,256 2,618,404 2,657,346 +/-15,339
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 2,239,256 100.0 2,618,404 100.0 2,657,346 100.0 ---
Drove alone 1,762,988 78.7 2,140,377 81.7 2,222,019 83.6 +/- 0.5
2-person carpool 256,021 11.4 257,957 9.9 214,451 8.1 +/- 0.3
3-person carpool 43,473 1.9 44,143 1.7 35,961 1.4 +/- 0.1
4-person carpool 13,274 0.6 14,756 0.6 14,796 0.6 +/- 0.1
5-or-6-person carpool 5,609 0.3 7,676 0.3 6,127 0.2 +/- 0.1
7-or-more-person carpool 5,869 0.3 3,789 0.1 4,495 0.2 +/- 0.0
Bus or trolley bus 27,033 1.2 18,847 0.7 17,034 0.6 +/- 0.1
Streetcar or trolley car 192 0.0 274 0.0 261 0.0 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 72 0.0 205 0.0 445 0.0 +/- 0.0
Railroad 60 0.0 92 0.0 72 0.0 +/- 0.0
Ferryboat 89 0.0 89 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 1,818 0.1 2,330 0.1 1,916 0.1 +/- 0.0
Walked 50,773 2.3 39,689 1.5 36,376 1.4 +/- 0.1
Taxicab 2,165 0.1 1,661 0.1 950 0.0 +/- 0.0
Motorcycle 1,903 0.1 1,713 0.1 3,439 0.1 +/- 0.0
Other means 15,754 0.7 17,308 0.7 25,463 1.0 +/- 0.1
Worked at home 52,163 2.3 67,498 2.6 73,541 2.8 +/- 0.2
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 2,187,093 100.0 2,550,906 100.0 2,583,805 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 73,788 3.4 73,643 2.9 83,404 3.2 +/- 0.2
5 to 9 256,151 11.7 258,796 10.1 268,917 10.4 +/- 0.3
10 to 14 348,095 15.9 382,474 15.0 371,972 14.4 +/- 0.4
15 to 19 414,611 19.0 441,464 17.3 444,730 17.2 +/- 0.5
20 to 29 480,328 22.0 567,380 22.2 578,853 22.4 +/- 0.5
30 to 44 396,956 18.1 504,461 19.8 515,042 19.9 +/- 0.5
45 to 59 120,042 5.5 174,982 6.9 182,260 7.1 +/- 0.2
60 or more 97,122 4.4 147,706 5.8 138,627 5.4 +/- 0.3
Mean travel time (minutes) 21.5 (X) 24.5 (X) 23.6 (X) +/- 0.31
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 2,187,093 100.0 2,550,906 100.0 2,583,805 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 148,740 6.8 215,224 8.4 225,399 8.7 +/- 0.3
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 545,698 25.0 574,195 22.5 578,706 22.4 +/- 0.5
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 687,813 31.4 785,912 30.8 756,144 29.3 +/- 0.5
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 275,661 12.6 312,491 12.3 326,425 12.6 +/- 0.4
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 123,350 5.6 154,994 6.1 170,525 6.6 +/- 0.3
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 191,202 8.7 213,919 8.4 218,136 8.4 +/- 0.3
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 214,629 9.8 294,171 11.5 308,470 11.9 +/- 0.4

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: Tennessee
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 24.5 2,550,905 332,440 823,940 567,380 504,465 174,980 147,705
2005 23.6 2,583,805 352,321 816,702 578,853 515,042 182,260 138,627
2005 MOE +/-0.31 +/-15,807 +/-10,985 +/-15,972 +/-13,418 +/-13,209 +/-6,347 +/-7,163
Drove alone 2000 23.8 2,140,375 268,065 709,315 492,440 422,585 141,380 106,590
2005 23.2 2,222,019 291,538 716,789 510,929 445,754 152,038 104,971
2005 MOE +/-0.37 +/-18,456 +/-9,834 +/-14,839 +/-12,740 +/-11,918 +/-5,486 +/-6,730
2-person carpool 2000 27.4 257,955 27,545 76,715 54,765 55,590 22,320 21,020
2005 25.8 214,451 25,062 62,439 46,747 45,450 18,813 15,940
2005 MOE +/-1.64 +/-8,693 +/-3,322 +/-4,509 +/-4,385 +/-3,976 +/-2,445 +/-2,177
3+ carpool 2000 32.1 70,365 6,965 17,685 12,395 15,770 7,595 9,950
2005 31.8 61,379 6,042 14,998 10,592 14,361 6,807 8,579
2005 MOE +/-3.97 +/-4,756 +/-1,477 +/-2,352 +/-1,841 +/-2,953 +/-1,700 +/-1,653
Bus or trolley bus 2000 44.1 18,845 1,065 2,985 2,610 4,810 2,250 5,135
2005 37.2 17,034 874 3,747 2,311 3,332 2,387 4,383
2005 MOE +/-8.11 +/-2,515 +/-534 +/-1,175 +/-971 +/-1,001 +/-831 +/-1,200
All other transit3 2000 36.4 660 124 124 99 63 104 143
2005 56.7 778 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE +/-49.99 +/-469 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 20.8 62,700 28,685 17,100 5,070 5,640 1,335 4,870
2005 20.0 68,144 28,805 18,598 8,274 5,948 2,087 4,432
2005 MOE +/-3.33 +/-5,272 +/-2,957 +/-2,764 +/-1,781 +/-1,559 +/-1,007 +/-1,222

 

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 24.5 100.0 13.0 32.3 22.2 19.8 6.9 5.8
2005 23.6 100.0 13.6 31.6 22.4 19.9 7.1 5.4
2005 MOE +/-0.31 ***** +/-0.6 +/-0.6 +/-0.6 +/-0.6 +/-0.6 +/-0.6
Drove alone 2000 23.8 100.0 12.5 33.1 23.0 19.7 6.6 5.0
2005 23.2 100.0 13.1 32.3 23.0 20.1 6.8 4.7
2005 MOE +/-0.37 ***** +/-0.8 +/-0.8 +/-0.8 +/-0.8 +/-0.8 +/-0.8
2-person carpool 2000 27.4 100.0 10.7 29.7 21.2 21.6 8.7 8.1
2005 25.8 100.0 11.7 29.1 21.8 21.2 8.8 7.4
2005 MOE +/-1.64 ***** +/-4.0 +/-4.0 +/-4.0 +/-4.0 +/-4.1 +/-4.1
3+ carpool 2000 32.1 100.0 9.9 25.1 17.6 22.4 10.8 14.1
2005 31.8 100.0 9.8 24.4 17.3 23.4 11.1 14.0
2005 MOE +/-3.97 ***** +/-7.7 +/-7.7 +/-7.7 +/-7.7 +/-7.7 +/-7.7
Bus or trolley bus 2000 44.1 100.0 5.7 15.8 13.8 25.5 11.9 27.2
2005 37.2 100.0 5.1 22.0 13.6 19.6 14.0 25.7
2005 MOE +/-8.11 ***** +/-14.8 +/-14.7 +/-14.7 +/-14.7 +/-14.7 +/-14.7
All other transit3 2000 36.4 100.0 18.8 18.8 15.0 9.5 15.8 21.7
2005 56.7 100.0 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE +/-49.99 ***** SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 20.8 100.0 45.7 27.3 8.1 9.0 2.1 7.8
2005 20.0 100.0 42.3 27.3 12.1 8.7 3.1 6.5
2005 MOE +/-3.33 ***** +/-7.5 +/-7.7 +/-7.7 +/-7.7 +/-7.7 +/-7.7

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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