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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 33,871,648 -- 36,637,290 0 37,253,956 --
Persons in Households 2 33,052,189 4,605 35,810,593 0 36,434,140 Yes
Total Households 3 11,512,020 4,190 12,392,852 22,329 12,577,498 Yes
Average Number of Persons per Household 4 2.87 0.00 2.89 0.01 2.90 Yes
Average Household Income 5 $65,630 $92 $83,483 $341 -- Yes
Average Number of Vehicles per Household 6 1.74 0.00 1.87 0.01 -- Yes
Percent of Persons in Poverty 7 14.20 0.00 13.70 0.00 -- --
Percent Minority 8 40.60 0.00 38.90 0.00 42.40 --
Percent of Persons 65 and Over 9 10.60 0.00 11.10 0.00 11.40 --
Percent of Persons Foreign Born 10 26.20 0.00 27.20 0.00 -- --
Total Workers at Place of Residence11 14,867,605 14,873 16,775,901 19,702 -- 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 14,525,320 100.0 14,833 16,271,905 100.0 18,525 Yes 14,506,500 100.0 14,830 16,272,337 100.0 18,898 Yes
Drove alone 10,432,460 71.8 13,836 11,870,741 73.0 18,930 Yes 10,425,215 71.9 13,834 11,874,104 73.0 19,104 Yes
2-person Carpool 1,564,905 10.8 6,291 1,460,026 9.0 11,670 Yes 1,562,975 10.8 6,288 1,460,095 9.0 11,899 Yes
3-or-more-person Carpool 548,405 3.8 3,783 479,770 2.9 18,512 Yes 546,970 3.8 3,778 479,944 2.9 6,449 Yes
Public Transportation 726,145 5.0 4,341 834,363 5.1 7,357 Yes 723,615 5.0 4,334 833,179 5.1 7,394 Yes
Bike 120,565 0.8 1,785 152,260 0.9 3,324 Yes 120,455 0.8 1,784 152,227 0.9 3,333 Yes
Walked 414,580 2.9 3,295 450,439 2.8 5,924 Yes 412,640 2.8 3,288 448,940 2.8 5,981 Yes
Taxi, Motorcycle and Other means 161,215 1.1 2,063 218,487 1.3 3,850 Yes 157,590 1.1 2,040 218,029 1.3 3,818 Yes
Worked at Home 557,035 3.8 3,812 805,819 5.0 7,293 Yes 557,035 3.8 3,812 805,819 5.0 7,293 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) 27.7 0.0 26.9 0.1 Yes
Drove alone 26.3 0.0 25.6 0.1 Yes
Carpooled 30.4 0.1 30.1 0.4 No
Public Transportation 48.2 0.2 46.9 0.7 Yes
Taxi, Motorcycle, Walk, Bicycle and Other means 19.5 0.2 18.4 0.3 Yes

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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