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Table 1. Selected Characteristics
Table 1. Selected Characteristics Census 2000 2006-2010 ACS 2010 Census Is Change between Census 2000 and 2006-2010 ACS Significant in Number?**
Value MOE(+/-) Value MOE(+/-)
Total Persons 1 4,447,100 -- 4,712,651 0 4,779,736 --
Persons in Households 2 4,332,570 1,352 4,599,040 0 4,663,920 Yes
Total Households 3 1,737,385 1,811 1,821,210 5,620 1,883,791 Yes
Average Number of Persons per Household 4 2.49 0.00 2.53 0.01 2.48 Yes
Average Household Income 5 $45,925 $139 $57,655 $427 -- Yes
Average Number of Vehicles per Household 6 1.81 0.00 1.89 0.01 -- Yes
Percent of Persons in Poverty 7 16.10 0.10 17.10 0.00 -- Yes
Percent Minority 8 28.90 0.10 30.10 0.00 31.50 Yes
Percent of Persons 65 and Over 9 13.00 0.10 13.50 0.00 13.80 Yes
Percent of Persons Foreign Born 10 2.00 0.00 3.40 0.00 -- --
Total Workers at Place of Residence11 1,934,258 4,230 2,052,836 6,824 -- Yes
Table 2. Mode to Work
Table 2. Mode to Work 12 CTPP2000 2006-2010 ACS Is Change Significant in number?** CTPP2000 2006-2010 ACS Is Change Significant in number?**
Number Percent MOE(+/-)* Number Percent MOE(+/-)* Number Percent MOE(+/-)* Number Percent MOE(+/-)*
At Place of Residence At Place of Work
Total Workers 1,900,090 100.0 4,221 2,000,289 100.0 6,235 Yes 1,863,385 100.0 4,210 1,964,741 100.0 6,244 Yes
Drove alone 1,576,880 83.0 4,082 1,672,185 83.6 7,114 Yes 1,547,110 83.0 4,064 1,643,481 83.6 7,135 Yes
2-person Carpool 182,200 9.6 1,691 167,577 8.4 3,203 Yes 178,045 9.6 1,673 164,136 8.4 3,222 Yes
3-or-more-person Carpool 51,820 2.7 916 54,772 2.7 4,762 No 50,160 2.7 901 53,258 2.7 1,925 Yes
Public Transportation 8,105 0.4 364 9,062 0.5 673 Yes 7,845 0.4 358 8,679 0.4 660 Yes
Bike 1,415 0.1 152 2,118 0.1 330 Yes 1,395 0.1 151 2,138 0.1 333 Yes
Walked 25,360 1.3 643 25,007 1.3 1,487 No 25,145 1.3 640 24,893 1.3 1,466 No
Taxi, Motorcycle and Other means 15,005 0.8 495 19,010 1.0 921 Yes 14,370 0.8 484 17,598 0.9 805 Yes
Worked at Home 39,305 2.1 799 50,558 2.5 1,510 Yes 39,305 2.1 799 50,558 2.6 1,510 Yes
Table 3. Mean Travel Time by Mode to Work
Table 3. Mean Travel Time by Mode to Work 13 Census 2000 2006-2010 ACS Is Change Significant in Minutes?**
Minutes MOE(+/-) Minutes MOE(+/-)
Total Workers (does not include workers who worked at home) 24.8 0.1 23.9 0.1 Yes
Drove alone 23.9 0.1 23.3 0.2 Yes
Carpooled 30.7 0.2 28.9 1.0 Yes
Public Transportation 49.3 1.9 40.5 5.1 Yes
Taxi, Motorcycle, Walk, Bicycle and Other means 20.4 0.6 19.3 1.7 No

Notes:

* The coefficient of variation (CV) can be derived by the standard error (SE) divided by the estimate, while SE = MOE/1.645.
** The z-value of the difference of the two estimates are used to determined if the two estimates are significantly different at 90% confidence level.

1 Census 2000 SF3 Table P1, 2006-2010 ACS Table B01003 and Census 2010 SF1 Table QT-P1

2 Census 2000 SF3 Table P9, 2006-2010 ACS Table B09016 and Census 2010 Table QT-P12

3 Census 2000 SF3 Table P10, 2006-2010 ACS Table B19001 and Census 2010 Table QT-P11

4 Census 2000 SF3 Table P9 divided Census 2000 SF3 Table P10, 2006-2010 ACS Table B09016 divided 2006-2010 ACS Table B19001 and Census 2010 Table QT-P11

5 CTPP2000 Table 1-090 and 2006-2010 ACS Table B19025

6 Census 2000 SF3 Table H46 and 2006-2010 ACS Table B25046

7 Census 2000 SF3 Table P87 and 2006 -2010 ACS Table B17001

8 Census 2000 SF3 Table P6, 2006-2010 ACS Table B02001 and Census 2010 SF1 Table QT-P3

9 Census 2000 SF3 Table P8, 2006-2010 ACS Table B01001 and Census 2010 Table QT-P1

10 Census 2000 SF3 Table P21 and 2006-2010 ACS Table B06003

11 Census 2000 SF3 Table P43 and 2006-2010 ACS Table B23001

12 Residence place information is from CTPP2000 Table 1-002 and 2006- 2010 ACS Table B08301 and workplace information is from CTPP2000 Table 2-002 and 2006-2010 ACS Table B08406

13 CTPP2000 Table 1-118 and 2006-2010 ACS Table C08136

Updated: 11/20/2012
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