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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 1,819,046 -- 2,013,122 0 2,059,179 --
Persons in Households 2 1,782,718 763 1,970,764 0 2,016,550 Yes
Total Households 3 678,032 1,208 756,112 2,759 791,395 Yes
Average Number of Persons per Household 4 2.63 0.01 2.61 0.01 2.55 Yes
Average Household Income 5 $45,590 $219 $59,223 $503 -- Yes
Average Number of Vehicles per Household 6 1.80 0.01 1.89 0.01 -- Yes
Percent of Persons in Poverty 7 18.40 0.10 18.40 0.00 -- No
Percent Minority 8 33.20 0.10 28.80 0.00 31.60 Yes
Percent of Persons 65 and Over 9 11.70 0.10 12.80 0.00 13.20 Yes
Percent of Persons Foreign Born 10 8.20 0.10 9.70 0.00 -- Yes
Total Workers at Place of Residence11 774,308 2,698 897,281 4,698 -- 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 759,175 100.0 2,691 874,958 100.0 4,419 Yes 748,595 100.0 2,686 869,512 100.0 4,641 Yes
Drove alone 575,185 75.8 2,538 679,799 77.7 4,664 Yes 567,275 75.8 2,528 675,671 77.7 4,749 Yes
2-person Carpool 84,315 11.1 1,147 78,906 9.0 2,159 Yes 83,040 11.1 1,139 77,632 8.9 2,145 Yes
3-or-more-person Carpool 28,180 3.7 674 26,149 3.0 3,266 No 27,750 3.7 669 26,679 3.1 1,600 No
Public Transportation 5,875 0.8 310 9,167 1.0 872 Yes 5,620 0.8 303 9,045 1.0 856 Yes
Bike 4,285 0.6 265 5,731 0.7 580 Yes 4,260 0.6 264 5,687 0.7 573 Yes
Walked 21,435 2.8 589 20,671 2.4 1,377 No 21,230 2.8 586 20,460 2.4 1,383 No
Taxi, Motorcycle and Other means 7,935 1.0 360 10,455 1.2 914 Yes 7,445 1.0 348 10,258 1.2 781 Yes
Worked at Home 31,975 4.2 717 44,080 5.0 1,498 Yes 31,975 4.3 717 44,080 5.1 1,498 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 21.7 0.3 No
Drove alone 20.9 0.1 20.7 0.3 No
Carpooled 27.6 0.3 27.7 1.4 No
Public Transportation 38.5 1.6 43.8 6.2 No
Taxi, Motorcycle, Walk, Bicycle and Other means 18.1 0.6 18.2 1.7 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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