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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 3,405,565 -- 3,545,837 0 3,574,097 --
Persons in Households 2 3,297,334 1,548 3,428,540 0 3,455,945 Yes
Total Households 3 1,302,227 1,341 1,359,218 2,943 1,371,087 Yes
Average Number of Persons per Household 4 2.53 0.01 2.52 0.01 2.52 No
Average Household Income 5 $74,195 $274 $94,306 $622 -- Yes
Average Number of Vehicles per Household 6 1.70 0.01 1.80 0.01 -- Yes
Percent of Persons in Poverty 7 7.90 0.10 9.20 0.00 -- Yes
Percent Minority 8 18.40 0.10 21.10 0.00 22.40 Yes
Percent of Persons 65 and Over 9 13.80 0.10 13.90 0.00 14.20 No
Percent of Persons Foreign Born 10 10.90 0.10 13.20 0.00 -- Yes
Total Workers at Place of Residence11 1,672,651 4,412 1,774,493 5,733 -- 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 1,640,825 100.0 4,409 1,726,096 100.0 5,339 Yes 1,642,090 100.0 4,409 1,713,303 100.0 5,884 Yes
Drove alone 1,312,700 80.0 4,295 1,364,621 79.1 4,982 Yes 1,331,260 81.1 4,306 1,371,706 80.1 5,241 Yes
2-person Carpool 124,050 7.6 1,653 115,658 6.7 2,643 Yes 125,745 7.7 1,664 116,186 6.8 2,648 Yes
3-or-more-person Carpool 30,345 1.8 829 28,021 1.6 4,042 No 31,735 1.9 848 29,520 1.7 1,365 Yes
Public Transportation 64,245 3.9 1,201 76,305 4.4 1,921 Yes 44,640 2.7 1,004 55,778 3.3 1,895 Yes
Bike 2,875 0.2 256 4,520 0.3 581 Yes 2,860 0.2 256 4,462 0.3 581 Yes
Walked 44,350 2.7 1,000 51,957 3.0 1,763 Yes 44,160 2.7 998 51,163 3.0 1,654 Yes
Taxi, Motorcycle and Other means 10,835 0.7 497 16,943 1.0 1,041 Yes 10,275 0.6 484 16,417 1.0 1,014 Yes
Worked at Home 51,420 3.1 1,076 68,071 3.9 1,729 Yes 51,420 3.1 1,076 68,071 4.0 1,729 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) 24.4 0.1 24.6 0.2 No
Drove alone 23.2 0.1 23.4 0.2 No
Carpooled 24.9 0.3 24.8 1.1 No
Public Transportation 56.0 0.8 54.1 2.1 No
Taxi, Motorcycle, Walk, Bicycle and Other means 16.1 0.5 15.2 0.8 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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