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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 8,414,350 -- 8,721,577 0 8,791,894 --
Persons in Households 2 8,219,436 2,087 8,533,093 0 8,605,018 Yes
Total Households 3 3,065,774 2,275 3,176,069 6,296 3,214,360 Yes
Average Number of Persons per Household 4 2.68 0.00 2.69 0.01 2.68 No
Average Household Income 5 $73,260 $176 $93,475 $474 -- Yes
Average Number of Vehicles per Household 6 1.60 0.00 1.66 0.01 -- Yes
Percent of Persons in Poverty 7 8.50 0.00 9.10 0 -- Yes
Percent Minority 8 27.50 0.10 30.40 0.09 31.40 Yes
Percent of Persons 65 and Over 9 13.20 0.10 13.20 0.06 13.50 No
Percent of Persons Foreign Born 10 17.50 0.10 20.30 0.12 -- Yes
Total Workers at Place of Residence11 3,961,277 6,924 4,240,012 8,917 -- 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 3,876,435 100.0 6,914 4,122,554 100.0 9,183 Yes 3,659,740 100.0 6,876 3,883,884 100.0 10,794 Yes
Drove alone 2,828,305 73.0 6,552 2,953,040 71.6 8,547 Yes 2,807,315 76.7 6,540 2,939,521 75.7 9,266 Yes
2-person Carpool 311,145 8.0 2,618 274,304 6.7 4,346 Yes 301,560 8.2 2,578 266,530 6.9 4,385 Yes
3-or-more-person Carpool 101,150 2.6 1,512 96,594 2.3 6,853 No 101,940 2.8 1,517 98,240 2.5 2,784 Yes
Public Transportation 363,635 9.4 2,821 438,293 10.6 5,091 Yes 176,520 4.8 1,988 222,904 5.7 4,194 Yes
Bike 9,140 0.2 457 13,438 0.3 1,163 Yes 9,220 0.3 459 13,389 0.3 1,155 Yes
Walked 121,305 3.1 1,653 134,922 3.3 3,093 Yes 120,620 3.3 1,649 132,469 3.4 3,017 Yes
Taxi, Motorcycle and Other means 35,195 0.9 895 69,060 1.7 2,750 Yes 36,015 1.0 906 67,928 1.7 2,743 Yes
Worked at Home 106,555 2.7 1,551 142,903 3.5 2,886 Yes 106,555 2.9 1,551 142,903 3.7 2,886 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) 30.0 0.1 29.8 0.1 Yes
Drove alone 27.2 0.1 26.9 0.1 Yes
Carpooled 30.1 0.2 29.5 0.9 No
Public Transportation 57.4 0.3 55.6 1.0 Yes
Taxi, Motorcycle, Walk, Bicycle and Other means 17.1 0.3 17.4 0.6 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: 07/09/2014
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