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2005 Transportation Profiles

Geographic Area1: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
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 1,382,139 1,509,976 1,585,416 *****4
Households 513,419 580,278 617,762 +/-4,448
Persons per household 2.69 2.60 2.57 *****
  Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Total Persons 1,449,389 1,576,370 na na
Total Employed2 735,932 777,314 786,024 *****
Workers at Work 723,512 763,548 763,184 +/-7,800
 
Mode to work1 1990 2000 2005 ACS
Includes GQ pop Does not include GQ Pop
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent MOE (%)
Total Workers 723,512 100.0 763,548 100.0 763,184 100.0 ---
Drove alone 526,018 72.7 602,057 78.8 630,880 82.7 +/- 0.5
2-person carpool 81,834 11.3 74,369 9.7 65,873 8.6 +/- 0.6
3-person carpool 12,688 1.8 11,856 1.6 9,326 1.2 +/- 0.2
4-person carpool 3,781 0.5 3,395 0.4 4,104 0.5 +/- 0.2
5-or-6-person carpool 1,842 0.3 1,529 0.2 1,971 0.3 +/- 0.1
7-or-more-person carpool 3,538 0.5 1,441 0.2 1,908 0.3 +/- 0.1
Bus or trolley bus 14,505 2.0 12,978 1.7 8,626 1.1 +/- 0.2
Streetcar or trolley car 36 0.0 55 0.0 89 0.0 +/- 0.0
Subway or elevated 149 0.0 157 0.0 86 0.0 +/- 0.0
Railroad 45 0.0 18 0.0 0 0.0 +/- 0.0
Ferryboat 106 0.0 129 0.0 215 0.0 +/- 0.0
Bicycle 3,698 0.5 2,392 0.3 2,426 0.3 +/- 0.2
Walked 26,261 3.6 20,368 2.7 11,406 1.5 +/- 0.3
Taxicab 851 0.1 922 0.1 541 0.1 +/- 0.1
Motorcycle 1,866 0.3 921 0.1 1,357 0.2 +/- 0.1
Other means 8,288 1.1 10,521 1.4 5,813 0.8 +/- 0.2
Worked at home 38,006 5.3 20,440 2.7 18,563 2.4 +/- 0.3
 
Travel time to work (Universe = Workers who did not work at home)1
Workers (Did not work at home) 685,506 100.0 743,108 100.0 744,621 100.0 ---
Less than 5 minutes 18,072 2.6 18,231 2.5 18,091 2.4 +/- 0.3
5 to 9 68,866 10.0 66,784 9.0 67,187 9.0 +/- 0.6
10 to 14 100,729 14.7 107,811 14.5 96,859 13.0 +/- 0.7
15 to 19 129,060 18.8 133,878 18.0 137,998 18.5 +/- 0.9
20 to 29 163,703 23.9 184,606 24.8 185,584 24.9 +/- 0.9
30 to 44 137,377 20.0 151,137 20.3 158,672 21.3 +/- 0.9
45 to 59 41,852 6.1 43,885 5.9 46,155 6.2 +/- 0.5
60 or more 25,847 3.8 36,776 4.9 34,075 4.6 +/- 0.4
Mean travel time (minutes) 21.9 (X) 24.2 (X) 23.4 (X) +/- 0.47
 
Departure Time to Work1
Workers (Did not work at home) 685,506 100.0 743,108 100.0 744,621 100.0 ---
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 67,943 9.9 70,357 9.5 75,370 10.1 +/- 0.6
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 164,390 24.0 171,187 23.0 163,391 21.9 +/- 0.9
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 192,004 28.0 212,177 28.6 203,431 27.3 +/- 1.0
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 103,180 15.1 112,092 15.1 117,423 15.8 +/- 0.7
9:00 - 10:59 a.m. 46,394 6.8 52,487 7.1 59,242 8.0 +/- 0.6
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 50,772 7.4 54,581 7.3 54,121 7.3 +/- 0.5
11:00 a.m. - 3:59 p.m. 60,823 8.9 70,227 9.5 71,643 9.6 +/- 0.6

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 Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
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 24.2 743,100 85,015 241,680 184,610 151,145 43,894 36,780
2005 23.4 744,621 85,278 234,857 185,584 158,672 46,155 34,075
2005 MOE +/-0.47 +/-7,411 +/-4,944 +/-8,312 +/-7,130 +/-6,565 +/-3,819 +/-3,065
Drove alone 2000 23.7 602,060 60,640 199,150 159,105 125,005 33,739 24,435
2005 23.3 630,880 66,704 198,542 165,360 136,374 38,691 25,209
2005 MOE +/-0.54 +/-7,657 +/-4,158 +/-7,290 +/-6,505 +/-5,919 +/-3,330 +/-2,791
2-person carpool 2000 24.9 74,365 7,870 24,415 17,000 15,478 5,472 4,120
2005 22.8 65,873 8,642 22,082 14,073 13,282 4,076 3,718
2005 MOE +/-2.61 +/-4,661 +/-1,671 +/-2,767 +/-2,195 +/-2,343 +/-1,163 +/-1,208
3+ carpool 2000 30.1 18,225 1,640 4,751 3,828 4,090 1,988 1,892
2005 25.9 17,309 1,937 5,793 2,669 3,775 1,486 1,649
2005 MOE +/-5.25 +/-2,244 +/-913 +/-1,519 +/-692 +/-1,091 +/-796 +/-652
Bus or trolley bus 2000 44.9 12,980 549 2,093 1,487 3,192 1,786 3,854
2005 38.7 8,626 SSS 1,652 1,574 1,836 899 2,216
2005 MOE +/-11.44 +/-1,742 SSS +/-736 +/-576 +/-820 +/-438 +/-734
All other transit3 2000 38.2 365 24 50 49 111 35 76
2005 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 20.7 35,135 14,280 11,177 3,127 3,273 856 2,365
2005 20.5 21,543 7,546 6,523 1,908 3,316 1,003 1,247
2005 MOE +/-4.2 +/-2,521 +/-1,458 +/-1,468 +/-702 +/-1,170 +/-668 +/-427

 

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 24.2 100.0 11.4 32.5 24.8 20.3 5.9 4.9
2005 23.4 100.0 11.5 31.5 24.9 21.3 6.2 4.6
2005 MOE +/-0.47 ***** +/-1.0 +/-0.9 +/-1.0 +/-1.0 +/-1.0 +/-1.0
Drove alone 2000 23.7 100.0 10.1 33.1 26.4 20.8 5.6 4.1
2005 23.3 100.0 10.6 31.5 26.2 21.6 6.1 4.0
2005 MOE +/-0.54 ***** +/-1.2 +/-1.2 +/-1.2 +/-1.2 +/-1.2 +/-1.2
2-person carpool 2000 24.9 100.0 10.6 32.8 22.9 20.8 7.4 5.5
2005 22.8 100.0 13.1 33.5 21.4 20.2 6.2 5.6
2005 MOE +/-2.61 ***** +/-7.1 +/-6.9 +/-7.0 +/-7.0 +/-7.1 +/-7.1
3+ carpool 2000 30.1 100.0 9.0 26.1 21.0 22.4 10.9 10.4
2005 25.9 100.0 11.2 33.5 15.4 21.8 8.6 9.5
2005 MOE +/-5.25 ***** +/-13.0 +/-12.6 +/-12.9 +/-12.9 +/-13.0 +/-13.0
Bus or trolley bus 2000 44.9 100.0 4.2 16.1 11.5 24.6 13.8 29.7
2005 38.7 100.0 SSS 19.2 18.2 21.3 10.4 25.7
2005 MOE +/-11.44 ***** SSS +/-20.1 +/-20.2 +/-20.1 +/-20.2 +/-20.1
All other transit3 2000 38.2 100.0 6.6 13.7 13.4 30.4 9.6 20.8
2005 SSS 100.0 SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
2005 MOE SSS ***** SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS SSS
All other modes4 2000 20.7 100.0 40.6 31.8 8.9 9.3 2.4 6.7
2005 20.5 100.0 35.0 30.3 8.9 15.4 4.7 5.8
2005 MOE +/-4.2 ***** +/-11.5 +/-11.5 +/-11.7 +/-11.7 +/-11.7 +/-11.7

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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