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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 18,976,457 -- 19,229,752 0 19,378,102 --
Persons in Households 2 18,395,693 3,036 18,636,816 0 18,792,424 Yes
Total Households 3 7,060,595 3,052 7,205,740 12,418 7,317,755 Yes
Average Number of Persons per Household 4 2.61 0.00 2.59 0.00 2.57 --
Average Household Income 5 $61,855 $91 $80,374 $387 -- Yes
Average Number of Vehicles per Household 6 1.22 0.00 1.27 0.00 -- --
Percent of Persons in Poverty 7 14.60 0.00 14.20 0.00 -- --
Percent Minority 8 32.10 0.00 33.60 0.00 34.30 --
Percent of Persons 65 and Over 9 12.90 0.00 13.30 0.00 13.50 --
Percent of Persons Foreign Born 10 20.40 0.00 21.70 0.00 -- --
Total Workers at Place of Residence11 8,406,697 8,756 9,072,418 13,598 -- 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 8,211,915 100.0 8,733 8,815,965 100.0 11,739 Yes 8,460,460 100.0 8,761 9,134,615 100.0 13,111 Yes
Drove alone 4,620,180 56.3 7,565 4,770,901 54.1 12,626 Yes 4,661,720 55.1 7,588 4,834,391 52.9 12,634 Yes
2-person Carpool 590,255 7.2 3,060 506,531 5.7 5,644 Yes 600,725 7.1 3,086 519,970 5.7 5,754 Yes
3-or-more-person Carpool 166,660 2.0 1,645 145,212 1.6 8,573 Yes 165,180 2.0 1,637 144,063 1.6 3,131 Yes
Public Transportation 1,938,300 23.6 5,338 2,338,345 26.5 9,609 Yes 2,136,590 25.3 5,571 2,573,771 28.2 10,269 Yes
Bike 25,035 0.3 640 40,141 0.5 1,561 Yes 24,780 0.3 637 40,258 0.4 1,587 Yes
Walked 511,720 6.2 2,855 557,313 6.3 5,887 Yes 509,870 6.0 2,850 558,476 6.1 5,839 Yes
Taxi, Motorcycle and Other means 111,895 1.4 1,349 118,575 1.3 2,665 Yes 113,720 1.3 1,360 124,739 1.4 2,797 Yes
Worked at Home 247,870 3.0 2,001 338,947 3.8 4,121 Yes 247,870 2.9 2,001 338,947 3.7 4,121 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) 31.7 0.0 31.3 0.1 Yes
Drove alone 25.5 0.0 24.9 0.1 Yes
Carpooled 31.4 0.1 29.5 0.6 Yes
Public Transportation 51.5 0.1 49.8 0.3 Yes
Taxi, Motorcycle, Walk, Bicycle and Other means 17.0 0.1 15.7 0.2 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: 11/20/2012
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