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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Virginia
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 5,978,058 6,847,117 7,332,608 *****4
Households 2,291,830 2,699,173 2,889,688 +/-11,234
Persons per household 2.61 2.54 2.54 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 6,187,358 7,078,515 na na
Total Employed2 3,196,941 3,543,538 3,706,962 *****
Workers at Work 3,146,858 3,481,820 3,603,317 +/-15,202
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 3,146,858 100.0 3,481,820 100.0 3,603,317 100.0 ---
Drove alone 2,280,939 72.5 2,685,914 77.1 2,826,162 78.4 +/- 0.4
2-person carpool 364,129 11.6 329,961 9.5 306,475 8.5 +/- 0.3
3-person carpool 73,076 2.3 69,338 2.0 62,592 1.7 +/- 0.1
4-person carpool 30,823 1.0 22,849 0.7 21,703 0.6 +/- 0.1
5-or-6-person carpool 14,626 0.5 10,110 0.3 9,003 0.2 +/- 0.1
7-or-more-person carpool 17,206 0.5 8,835 0.3 9,426 0.3 +/- 0.0
Bus or trolley bus 71,046 2.3 56,841 1.6 59,045 1.6 +/- 0.1
Streetcar or trolley car 416 0.0 397 0.0 985 0.0 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 48,681 1.5 56,225 1.6 62,338 1.7 +/- 0.1
Railroad 1,013 0.0 5,998 0.2 9,713 0.3 +/- 0.0
Ferryboat 214 0.0 336 0.0 523 0.0 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 9,068 0.3 7,930 0.2 8,366 0.2 +/- 0.0
Walked 97,766 3.1 80,487 2.3 63,042 1.7 +/- 0.1
Taxicab 4,457 0.1 4,369 0.1 3,613 0.1 +/- 0.0
Motorcycle 4,382 0.1 3,180 0.1 5,904 0.2 +/- 0.0
Other means 25,598 0.8 28,983 0.8 28,426 0.8 +/- 0.1
Worked at home 103,418 3.3 110,067 3.2 126,001 3.5 +/- 0.2
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 3,043,440 100.0 3,371,753 100.0 3,477,316 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 86,099 2.8 85,207 2.5 95,781 2.8 +/- 0.2
5 to 9 306,761 10.1 296,082 8.8 305,608 8.8 +/- 0.3
10 to 14 438,363 14.4 448,126 13.3 439,990 12.7 +/- 0.3
15 to 19 510,464 16.8 530,128 15.7 539,444 15.5 +/- 0.4
20 to 29 642,817 21.1 730,763 21.7 738,240 21.2 +/- 0.4
30 to 44 614,787 20.2 709,821 21.1 741,026 21.3 +/- 0.4
45 to 59 241,470 7.9 289,734 8.6 297,505 8.6 +/- 0.3
60 or more 202,679 6.7 281,892 8.4 319,722 9.2 +/- 0.3
Mean travel time (minutes) 24.0 (X) 27.0 (X) 27.0 (X) +/- 0.26
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 3,043,440 100.0 3,371,753 100.0 3,477,316 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 226,847 7.5 265,340 7.9 316,875 9.1 +/- 0.2
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 670,618 22.0 689,343 20.4 701,186 20.2 +/- 0.4
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 929,788 30.6 1,018,003 30.2 980,063 28.2 +/- 0.4
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 537,693 17.7 600,018 17.8 611,431 17.6 +/- 0.4
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 208,743 6.9 260,786 7.7 295,763 8.5 +/- 0.3
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 211,322 6.9 227,881 6.8 238,289 6.9 +/- 0.3
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 258,429 8.5 310,382 9.2 333,709 9.6 +/- 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: Virginia
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 27.0 3,371,755 381,285 978,255 730,765 709,820 289,730 281,890
2005 27.0 3,477,316 401,389 979,434 738,240 741,026 297,505 319,722
2005 MOE +/-0.26 +/-16,570 +/-11,489 +/-17,828 +/-15,158 +/-15,119 +/-9,210 +/-9,045
Drove alone 2000 25.7 2,685,915 289,880 818,540 621,275 566,780 208,980 180,455
2005 25.7 2,826,162 314,723 842,414 638,742 598,700 222,869 208,714
2005 MOE +/-0.29 +/-18,206 +/-9,756 +/-17,376 +/-13,164 +/-13,083 +/-7,169 +/-6,499
2-person carpool 2000 29.3 329,960 30,795 90,630 67,235 72,295 34,620 34,395
2005 28.9 306,475 32,403 80,818 59,103 67,183 32,564 34,404
2005 MOE +/-1.5 +/-9,504 +/-3,152 +/-6,230 +/-4,470 +/-5,202 +/-3,932 +/-3,605
3+ carpool 2000 39.4 111,135 6,085 19,495 16,180 27,135 18,505 23,745
2005 39.6 102,724 7,502 16,373 13,741 25,999 12,955 26,154
2005 MOE +/-3.97 +/-6,610 +/-1,922 +/-2,716 +/-2,428 +/-3,448 +/-2,123 +/-3,231
Bus or trolley bus 2000 41.8 56,840 2,410 9,510 8,130 13,585 8,145 15,065
2005 42.6 59,045 2,219 7,240 8,337 14,848 8,263 18,138
2005 MOE +/-5.07 +/-4,794 +/-874 +/-1,523 +/-1,529 +/-2,247 +/-1,585 +/-2,406
All other transit3 2000 48.1 62,955 185 1,655 6,175 18,950 16,145 19,865
2005 50.7 73,559 SSS 1,985 6,790 22,129 17,291 25,214
2005 MOE +/-4.68 +/-4,447 SSS +/-674 +/-1,426 +/-2,510 +/-2,483 +/-2,533
All other modes4 2000 19.6 124,945 51,940 38,435 11,775 11,080 3,360 8,365
2005 19.2 109,351 44,392 30,604 11,527 12,167 3,563 7,098
2005 MOE +/-2.16 +/-6,579 +/-3,897 +/-2,980 +/-1,675 +/-2,099 +/-1,069 +/-1,365

 

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 27.0 100.0 11.3 29.0 21.7 21.1 8.6 8.4
2005 27.0 100.0 11.5 28.2 21.2 21.3 8.6 9.2
2005 MOE +/-0.26 ***** +/-0.5 +/-0.5 +/-0.5 +/-0.5 +/-0.5 +/-0.5
Drove alone 2000 25.7 100.0 10.8 30.5 23.1 21.1 7.8 6.7
2005 25.7 100.0 11.1 29.8 22.6 21.2 7.9 7.4
2005 MOE +/-0.29 ***** +/-0.6 +/-0.6 +/-0.6 +/-0.6 +/-0.6 +/-0.6
2-person carpool 2000 29.3 100.0 9.3 27.5 20.4 21.9 10.5 10.4
2005 28.9 100.0 10.6 26.4 19.3 21.9 10.6 11.2
2005 MOE +/-1.5 ***** +/-3.1 +/-3.1 +/-3.1 +/-3.1 +/-3.1 +/-3.1
3+ carpool 2000 39.4 100.0 5.5 17.5 14.6 24.4 16.7 21.4
2005 39.6 100.0 7.3 15.9 13.4 25.3 12.6 25.5
2005 MOE +/-3.97 ***** +/-6.4 +/-6.4 +/-6.4 +/-6.4 +/-6.4 +/-6.4
Bus or trolley bus 2000 41.8 100.0 4.2 16.7 14.3 23.9 14.3 26.5
2005 42.6 100.0 3.8 12.3 14.1 25.1 14.0 30.7
2005 MOE +/-5.07 ***** +/-8.1 +/-8.1 +/-8.1 +/-8.1 +/-8.1 +/-8.0
All other transit3 2000 48.1 100.0 0.3 2.6 9.8 30.1 25.6 31.6
2005 50.7 100.0 SSS 2.7 9.2 30.1 23.5 34.3
2005 MOE +/-4.68 ***** SSS +/-6.0 +/-6.0 +/-6.0 +/-6.0 +/-5.9
All other modes4 2000 19.6 100.0 41.6 30.8 9.4 8.9 2.7 6.7
2005 19.2 100.0 40.6 28.0 10.5 11.1 3.3 6.5
2005 MOE +/-2.16 ***** +/-5.8 +/-6.0 +/-6.0 +/-6.0 +/-6.0 +/-6.0

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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