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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 1 902,195 -- 973,739 0 989,415 --
Persons in Households 2 877,381 629 945,313 0 960,566 Yes
Total Households 3 359,070 874 401,328 1,784 409,607 Yes
Average Number of Persons per Household 4 2.44 0.01 2.36 0.01 2.35 Yes
Average Household Income 5 $42,470 $272 $56,886 $607 -- Yes
Average Number of Vehicles per Household 6 1.96 0.01 2.07 0.02 -- Yes
Percent of Persons in Poverty 7 14.60 0.20 14.50 0.00 -- No
Percent Minority 8 9.40 0.10 10.20 0.00 10.60 Yes
Percent of Persons 65 and Over 9 13.40 0.10 14.40 0.00 14.80 Yes
Percent of Persons Foreign Born 10 1.80 0.10 2.00 0.00 -- Yes
Total Workers at Place of Residence11 429,596 1,919 479,932 2,963 -- 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 422,160 100.0 1,918 468,315 100.0 2,802 Yes 420,180 100.0 1,917 467,330 100.0 2,838 Yes
Drove alone 311,870 73.9 1,828 346,423 74.0 2,629 Yes 310,675 73.9 1,826 345,805 74.0 2,565 Yes
2-person Carpool 38,850 9.2 780 38,348 8.2 1,350 No 38,690 9.2 779 38,459 8.2 1,339 No
3-or-more-person Carpool 11,345 2.7 428 11,608 2.5 2,077 No 11,335 2.7 428 11,689 2.5 846 No
Public Transportation 2,645 0.6 208 4,722 1.0 631 Yes 2,550 0.6 204 4,599 1.0 611 Yes
Bike 4,050 1.0 257 6,251 1.3 526 Yes 4,025 1.0 256 6,228 1.3 525 Yes
Walked 23,335 5.5 610 23,751 5.1 1,013 No 23,205 5.5 608 23,826 5.1 1,000 No
Taxi, Motorcycle and Other means 3,155 0.7 227 5,224 1.1 557 Yes 2,795 0.7 214 4,736 1.0 554 Yes
Worked at Home 26,910 6.4 654 31,988 6.8 1,226 Yes 26,910 6.4 654 31,988 6.8 1,226 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) 17.7 0.1 17.7 0.3 No
Drove alone 16.9 0.1 16.8 0.3 No
Carpooled 24.2 0.5 24.6 1.7 No
Public Transportation 45.3 3.2 41.4 8.4 No
Taxi, Motorcycle, Walk, Bicycle and Other means 12.7 0.5 13.1 1.1 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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