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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 5,296,486 -- 5,696,423 0 5,773,552 --
Persons in Households 2 5,162,381 1,862 5,558,493 0 5,635,177 Yes
Total Households 3 1,981,795 2,001 2,121,047 4,993 2,156,411 Yes
Average Number of Persons per Household 4 2.60 0.01 2.62 0.01 2.61 Yes
Average Household Income 5 $67,455 $211 $91,454 $478 -- Yes
Average Number of Vehicles per Household 6 1.69 0.00 1.80 0.01 -- Yes
Percent of Persons in Poverty 7 8.50 0.10 8.60 0.00 -- No
Percent Minority 8 36.00 0.10 40.40 0.00 41.80 Yes
Percent of Persons 65 and Over 9 11.30 0.10 11.90 0.00 12.30 Yes
Percent of Persons Foreign Born 10 9.80 0.10 13.20 0.00 -- Yes
Total Workers at Place of Residence11 2,640,623 5,926 2,931,436 7,266 -- 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 2,591,670 100.0 5,924 2,855,936 100.0 6,053 Yes 2,323,905 100.0 5,881 2,580,341 100.0 7,296 Yes
Drove alone 1,910,915 73.7 5,691 2,089,717 73.2 6,462 Yes 1,763,675 75.9 5,585 1,956,122 75.8 7,104 Yes
2-person Carpool 249,590 9.6 2,511 231,825 8.1 3,847 Yes 215,785 9.3 2,343 210,731 8.2 4,091 Yes
3-or-more-person Carpool 71,405 2.8 1,367 71,224 2.5 5,982 No 59,955 2.6 1,254 63,337 2.5 2,436 Yes
Public Transportation 180,535 7.0 2,150 248,485 8.7 3,653 Yes 107,805 4.6 1,674 138,072 5.4 3,256 Yes
Bike 4,845 0.2 358 7,618 0.3 653 Yes 4,490 0.2 345 6,811 0.3 647 Yes
Walked 64,850 2.5 1,303 71,275 2.5 2,025 Yes 64,565 2.8 1,301 70,402 2.7 1,997 Yes
Taxi, Motorcycle and Other means 22,830 0.9 776 25,380 0.9 1,243 Yes 20,920 0.9 743 24,454 0.9 1,184 Yes
Worked at Home 86,705 3.3 1,504 110,412 3.9 2,659 Yes 86,705 3.7 1,504 110,412 4.3 2,659 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) 31.2 0.1 31.3 0.2 No
Drove alone 29.3 0.1 29.3 0.2 No
Carpooled 33.9 0.3 33.0 1.0 No
Public Transportation 52.5 0.4 52.5 1.1 No
Taxi, Motorcycle, Walk, Bicycle and Other means 18.5 0.4 17.7 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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