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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 1 783,600 -- 881,278 0 897,934 --
Persons in Households 2 758,963 739 856,711 0 873,521 Yes
Total Households 3 298,755 939 331,639 1,553 342,297 Yes
Average Number of Persons per Household 4 2.54 0.02 2.58 0.01 2.55 Yes
Average Household Income 5 $60,185 $451 $74,703 $875 -- Yes
Average Number of Vehicles per Household 6 1.72 0.01 1.80 0.02 -- Yes
Percent of Persons in Poverty 7 9.20 0.20 11.00 0.00 -- Yes
Percent Minority 8 25.40 0.20 28.90 0.00 31.10 Yes
Percent of Persons 65 and Over 9 13.00 0.20 13.90 0.00 14.40 Yes
Percent of Persons Foreign Born 10 5.70 0.10 8.20 0.00 -- Yes
Total Workers at Place of Residence11 380,603 2,116 422,817 3,036 -- 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 373,070 100.0 2,114 412,021 100.0 2,968 Yes 390,575 100.0 2,116 419,636 100.0 3,434 Yes
Drove alone 295,415 79.2 2,051 328,860 79.8 2,732 Yes 312,725 80.1 2,073 338,250 80.6 3,139 Yes
2-person Carpool 34,180 9.2 865 31,686 7.7 1,233 Yes 35,480 9.1 880 31,987 7.6 1,291 Yes
3-or-more-person Carpool 8,810 2.4 446 9,081 2.2 2,162 No 8,890 2.3 448 9,260 2.2 981 No
Public Transportation 10,300 2.8 482 13,062 3.2 899 Yes 9,195 2.4 456 11,133 2.7 855 Yes
Bike 850 0.2 139 1,521 0.4 407 Yes 875 0.2 141 1,437 0.3 408 Yes
Walked 9,635 2.6 466 10,291 2.5 724 No 9,575 2.5 465 9,992 2.4 716 No
Taxi, Motorcycle and Other means 2,785 0.7 252 4,657 1.1 577 Yes 2,735 0.7 250 4,714 1.1 592 Yes
Worked at Home 11,090 3.0 500 12,863 3.1 835 Yes 11,090 2.8 500 12,863 3.1 835 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) 24.0 0.2 24.1 0.4 No
Drove alone 23.4 0.2 23.7 0.4 No
Carpooled 25.6 0.5 25.5 1.9 No
Public Transportation 41.4 1.7 44.0 4.9 No
Taxi, Motorcycle, Walk, Bicycle and Other means 18.1 1.1 14.5 1.7 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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