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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 2,673,400 -- 2,872,684 0 2,915,918 --
Persons in Households 2 2,599,462 1,085 2,794,148 0 2,836,987 Yes
Total Households 3 1,042,807 1,377 1,117,154 4,134 1,147,084 Yes
Average Number of Persons per Household 4 2.49 0.01 2.50 0.01 2.47 No
Average Household Income 5 $42,785 $167 $53,253 $484 -- Yes
Average Number of Vehicles per Household 6 1.71 0.00 1.81 0.01 -- Yes
Percent of Persons in Poverty 7 15.80 0.10 18.00 0.00 -- Yes
Percent Minority 8 20.10 0.10 21.50 0.00 23.00 Yes
Percent of Persons 65 and Over 9 14.00 0.10 14.10 0.00 14.40 No
Percent of Persons Foreign Born 10 2.80 0.00 4.30 0.00 -- --
Total Workers at Place of Residence11 1,179,681 3,285 1,261,201 5,332 -- 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 1,160,100 100.0 3,279 1,230,061 100.0 4,977 Yes 1,169,075 100.0 3,282 1,234,383 100.0 4,948 Yes
Drove alone 927,215 79.9 3,149 995,204 80.9 4,759 Yes 932,970 79.8 3,153 998,709 80.9 4,818 Yes
2-person Carpool 126,295 10.9 1,404 115,556 9.4 2,695 Yes 128,120 11.0 1,413 117,578 9.5 2,696 Yes
3-or-more-person Carpool 37,330 3.2 776 33,560 2.7 4,051 No 38,455 3.3 788 33,340 2.7 1,496 Yes
Public Transportation 4,040 0.3 257 5,321 0.4 562 Yes 4,105 0.4 259 5,192 0.4 569 Yes
Bike 1,510 0.1 157 1,382 0.1 291 No 1,520 0.1 158 1,370 0.1 290 No
Walked 21,915 1.9 597 22,094 1.8 1,275 No 21,925 1.9 597 21,788 1.8 1,256 No
Taxi, Motorcycle and Other means 11,685 1.0 436 16,050 1.3 919 Yes 11,865 1.0 440 15,512 1.3 896 Yes
Worked at Home 30,110 2.6 698 40,894 3.3 1,586 Yes 30,110 2.6 698 40,894 3.3 1,586 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) 21.9 0.1 21.1 0.2 Yes
Drove alone 21.2 0.1 20.6 0.2 Yes
Carpooled 26.2 0.3 25.0 1.0 Yes
Public Transportation 40.0 2.2 32.3 5.3 Yes
Taxi, Motorcycle, Walk, Bicycle and Other means 17.3 0.6 16.1 1.1 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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