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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 1,274,923 -- 1,327,665 0 1,328,361 --
Persons in Households 2 1,239,974 746 1,292,024 0 1,292,816 Yes
Total Households 3 518,372 1,318 551,125 2,028 557,219 Yes
Average Number of Persons per Household 4 2.39 0.01 2.34 0.01 2.32 Yes
Average Household Income 5 $47,385 $245 $60,036 $606 -- Yes
Average Number of Vehicles per Household 6 1.72 0.01 1.80 0.01 -- Yes
Percent of Persons in Poverty 7 10.90 0.10 12.60 0.00 -- Yes
Percent Minority 8 3.00 0.10 4.40 0.00 4.80 Yes
Percent of Persons 65 and Over 9 14.40 0.10 15.30 0.00 15.90 Yes
Percent of Persons Foreign Born 10 2.90 0.10 3.30 0.00 -- Yes
Total Workers at Place of Residence11 628,195 2,284 660,812 3,269 -- 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 615,145 100.0 2,283 641,796 100.0 2,947 Yes 599,815 100.0 2,280 627,698 100.0 3,085 Yes
Drove alone 483,315 78.6 2,217 504,614 78.6 3,212 Yes 471,590 78.6 2,206 493,815 78.7 3,350 Yes
2-person Carpool 56,705 9.2 942 53,311 8.3 1,390 Yes 55,090 9.2 929 51,835 8.3 1,393 Yes
3-or-more-person Carpool 12,500 2.0 450 11,397 1.8 2,145 No 12,185 2.0 444 10,861 1.7 764 Yes
Public Transportation 3,965 0.6 254 4,107 0.6 432 No 3,510 0.6 239 3,723 0.6 404 No
Bike 1,400 0.2 151 3,048 0.5 389 Yes 1,375 0.2 150 3,038 0.5 392 Yes
Walked 24,700 4.0 630 26,002 4.1 1,157 No 24,260 4.0 624 25,846 4.1 1,169 Yes
Taxi, Motorcycle and Other means 5,590 0.9 302 6,780 1.1 565 Yes 4,835 0.8 281 6,043 1.0 565 Yes
Worked at Home 26,960 4.4 657 32,537 5.1 1,206 Yes 26,960 4.5 657 32,537 5.2 1,206 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) 22.7 0.1 22.8 0.2 No
Drove alone 22.5 0.1 22.7 0.3 No
Carpooled 27.1 0.4 28.0 1.5 No
Public Transportation 40.4 2.3 39.9 7.5 No
Taxi, Motorcycle, Walk, Bicycle and Other means 13.6 0.5 12.9 1.0 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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