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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Texas
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 16,593,063 20,290,711 22,270,165 *****4
Households 6,070,937 7,393,354 7,978,095 +/-18,793
Persons per household 2.73 2.74 2.79 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 16,986,510 20,851,820 na na
Total Employed2 7,765,062 9,340,963 10,255,944 *****
Workers at Work 7,610,487 9,157,875 9,969,293 +/-33,003
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 7,610,487 100.0 9,157,875 100.0 9,969,293 100.0 ---
Drove alone 5,821,200 76.5 7,115,590 77.7 7,901,136 79.3 +/- 0.2
2-person carpool 876,742 11.5 982,994 10.7 928,823 9.3 +/- 0.2
3-person carpool 155,724 2.0 201,602 2.2 183,410 1.8 +/- 0.1
4-person carpool 58,742 0.8 83,518 0.9 75,289 0.8 +/- 0.1
5-or-6-person carpool 25,486 0.3 40,662 0.4 36,977 0.4 +/- 0.0
7-or-more-person carpool 17,223 0.2 17,236 0.2 22,357 0.2 +/- 0.0
Bus or trolley bus 160,278 2.1 157,014 1.7 149,779 1.5 +/- 0.1
Streetcar or trolley car 709 0.0 1,669 0.0 1,186 0.0 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 493 0.0 2,371 0.0 6,091 0.1 +/- 0.0
Railroad 258 0.0 2,374 0.0 7,294 0.1 +/- 0.0
Ferryboat 291 0.0 738 0.0 647 0.0 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 18,460 0.2 21,551 0.2 22,938 0.2 +/- 0.0
Walked 202,494 2.7 173,670 1.9 148,535 1.5 +/- 0.1
Taxicab 6,449 0.1 6,102 0.1 5,976 0.1 +/- 0.0
Motorcycle 17,477 0.2 12,068 0.1 21,411 0.2 +/- 0.0
Other means 63,081 0.8 86,692 0.9 125,888 1.3 +/- 0.1
Worked at home 185,380 2.4 252,024 2.8 331,556 3.3 +/- 0.1
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 7,425,107 100.0 8,905,851 100.0 9,637,737 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 274,961 3.7 277,642 3.1 358,987 3.7 +/- 0.1
5 to 9 906,664 12.2 942,891 10.6 1,048,122 10.9 +/- 0.2
10 to 14 1,166,829 15.7 1,317,555 14.8 1,358,637 14.1 +/- 0.2
15 to 19 1,337,117 18.0 1,467,945 16.5 1,542,208 16.0 +/- 0.3
20 to 29 1,475,098 19.9 1,759,619 19.8 1,949,500 20.2 +/- 0.3
30 to 44 1,395,043 18.8 1,810,488 20.3 1,959,789 20.3 +/- 0.3
45 to 59 476,462 6.4 692,006 7.8 752,539 7.8 +/- 0.2
60 or more 392,933 5.3 637,705 7.2 667,955 6.9 +/- 0.1
Mean travel time (minutes) 22.2 (X) 25.4 (X) 24.6 (X) +/- 0.16
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 7,425,107 100.0 8,905,851 100.0 9,637,737 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 448,818 6.0 665,483 7.5 834,100 8.7 +/- 0.2
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 1,504,449 20.3 1,785,433 20.0 1,943,165 20.2 +/- 0.3
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 2,643,322 35.6 3,037,212 34.1 2,957,326 30.7 +/- 0.3
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 1,140,732 15.4 1,312,257 14.7 1,457,725 15.1 +/- 0.2
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 519,966 7.0 670,436 7.5 797,675 8.3 +/- 0.2
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 525,299 7.1 590,562 6.6 684,193 7.1 +/- 0.2
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 642,521 8.7 844,468 9.5 963,553 10.0 +/- 0.2

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: Texas
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 25.4 8,905,850 1,220,530 2,785,500 1,759,620 1,810,490 692,005 637,705
2005 24.6 9,637,737 1,407,109 2,900,845 1,949,500 1,959,789 752,539 667,955
2005 MOE +/-0.16 +/-33,630 +/-24,068 +/-32,609 +/-25,838 +/-27,278 +/-15,179 +/-14,027
Drove alone 2000 24.5 7,115,590 949,705 2,287,645 1,467,280 1,440,915 540,015 430,030
2005 23.8 7,901,136 1,125,230 2,450,278 1,667,297 1,593,878 605,158 459,295
2005 MOE +/-0.19 +/-35,010 +/-21,797 +/-29,723 +/-24,207 +/-23,340 +/-12,453 +/-12,344
2-person carpool 2000 26.8 982,995 116,790 303,325 186,200 210,980 82,670 83,035
2005 26.2 928,823 116,524 275,167 171,797 208,481 81,553 75,301
2005 MOE +/-0.89 +/-18,406 +/-5,817 +/-10,309 +/-8,757 +/-10,586 +/-6,104 +/-5,627
3+ carpool 2000 32.3 343,015 30,815 84,790 58,790 85,540 34,285 48,800
2005 34.2 318,033 24,349 72,696 53,377 80,127 31,675 55,809
2005 MOE +/-2.14 +/-12,739 +/-2,628 +/-7,694 +/-5,017 +/-7,272 +/-4,169 +/-5,137
Bus or trolley bus 2000 47.7 157,015 3,920 18,705 16,550 40,045 26,180 51,615
2005 45.5 149,779 4,614 16,965 19,908 34,528 22,946 50,818
2005 MOE +/-4.64 +/-9,748 +/-1,203 +/-2,406 +/-3,039 +/-3,962 +/-3,111 +/-5,616
All other transit3 2000 45.2 7,150 395 930 970 2,020 1,129 1,710
2005 46.6 15,218 SSS 1,204 1,021 4,885 2,589 5,385
2005 MOE +/-9.25 +/-2,053 SSS +/-627 +/-408 +/-1,173 +/-710 +/-1,181
All other modes4 2000 21.2 300,080 118,915 90,105 29,820 31,000 7,730 22,510
2005 19.3 324,748 136,258 84,535 36,100 37,890 8,618 21,347
2005 MOE +/-1.43 +/-11,821 +/-7,275 +/-5,991 +/-3,927 +/-4,297 +/-2,026 +/-2,706

 

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 25.4 100.0 13.7 31.3 19.8 20.3 7.8 7.2
2005 24.6 100.0 14.6 30.1 20.2 20.3 7.8 6.9
2005 MOE +/-0.16 ***** +/-0.3 +/-0.3 +/-0.3 +/-0.3 +/-0.3 +/-0.3
Drove alone 2000 24.5 100.0 13.3 32.1 20.6 20.3 7.6 6.0
2005 23.8 100.0 14.2 31.0 21.1 20.2 7.7 5.8
2005 MOE +/-0.19 ***** +/-0.4 +/-0.4 +/-0.4 +/-0.4 +/-0.4 +/-0.4
2-person carpool 2000 26.8 100.0 11.9 30.9 18.9 21.5 8.4 8.4
2005 26.2 100.0 12.5 29.6 18.5 22.4 8.8 8.1
2005 MOE +/-0.89 ***** +/-2.0 +/-2.0 +/-2.0 +/-2.0 +/-2.0 +/-2.0
3+ carpool 2000 32.3 100.0 9.0 24.7 17.1 24.9 10.0 14.2
2005 34.2 100.0 7.7 22.9 16.8 25.2 10.0 17.5
2005 MOE +/-2.14 ***** +/-4.0 +/-4.0 +/-4.0 +/-4.0 +/-4.0 +/-4.0
Bus or trolley bus 2000 47.7 100.0 2.5 11.9 10.5 25.5 16.7 32.9
2005 45.5 100.0 3.1 11.3 13.3 23.1 15.3 33.9
2005 MOE +/-4.64 ***** +/-6.5 +/-6.5 +/-6.5 +/-6.5 +/-6.5 +/-6.4
All other transit3 2000 45.2 100.0 5.5 13.0 13.6 28.3 15.8 23.9
2005 46.6 100.0 SSS 7.9 6.7 32.1 17.0 35.4
2005 MOE +/-9.25 ***** SSS +/-13.5 +/-13.5 +/-13.3 +/-13.5 +/-13.2
All other modes4 2000 21.2 100.0 39.6 30.0 9.9 10.3 2.6 7.5
2005 19.3 100.0 42.0 26.0 11.1 11.7 2.7 6.6
2005 MOE +/-1.43 ***** +/-3.5 +/-3.6 +/-3.6 +/-3.6 +/-3.6 +/-3.6

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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