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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 4,919,479 -- 5,241,914 0 5,303,925 --
Persons in Households 2 4,783,531 1,471 5,106,168 0 5,168,530 Yes
Total Households 3 1,896,209 1,597 2,085,917 5,466 2,087,227 Yes
Average Number of Persons per Household 4 2.52 0.00 2.45 0.01 2.48 Yes
Average Household Income 5 $59,350 $151 $73,561 $410 -- Yes
Average Number of Vehicles per Household 6 1.80 0.00 1.87 0.01 -- Yes
Percent of Persons in Poverty 7 7.90 0.00 10.60 0 -- Yes
Percent Minority 8 10.50 0.10 13.40 0.06 14.70 Yes
Percent of Persons 65 and Over 9 12.10 0.10 12.60 0.07 12.90 Yes
Percent of Persons Foreign Born 10 5.30 0.00 7.00 0.08 -- Yes
Total Workers at Place of Residence11 2,582,640 4,482 2,733,963 5,884 -- 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 2,541,610 100.0 4,485 2,676,172 100.0 5,978 Yes 2,559,955 100.0 4,483 2,694,904 100.0 6,016 Yes
Drove alone 1,971,670 77.6 4,398 2,081,140 77.8 6,517 Yes 1,986,425 77.6 4,403 2,097,098 77.8 6,501 Yes
2-person Carpool 215,250 8.5 1,836 194,555 7.3 2,904 Yes 217,550 8.5 1,845 197,220 7.3 2,967 Yes
3-or-more-person Carpool 49,440 1.9 895 51,876 1.9 4,700 No 50,595 2.0 905 52,236 1.9 1,817 No
Public Transportation 79,480 3.1 1,131 90,712 3.4 2,140 Yes 79,490 3.1 1,132 90,619 3.4 2,102 Yes
Bike 10,095 0.4 406 19,422 0.7 932 Yes 10,085 0.4 406 19,295 0.7 920 Yes
Walked 84,150 3.3 1,164 80,738 3.0 1,846 Yes 83,775 3.3 1,161 80,315 3.0 1,805 Yes
Taxi, Motorcycle and Other means 14,865 0.6 493 22,960 0.9 895 Yes 15,385 0.6 501 23,352 0.9 872 Yes
Worked at Home 116,655 4.6 1,365 134,769 5.0 2,036 Yes 116,655 4.6 1,365 134,769 5.0 2,036 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) 21.9 0.1 22.4 0.1 Yes
Drove alone 21.4 0.1 21.8 0.1 Yes
Carpooled 25.2 0.2 25.8 0.7 No
Public Transportation 35.3 0.4 37.1 1.2 Yes
Taxi, Motorcycle, Walk, Bicycle and Other means 14.0 0.3 14.8 0.5 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: 07/09/2014
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