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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 20,851,820 -- 24,311,891 0 25,145,561 --
Persons in Households 2 20,290,302 2,991 23,730,489 0 24,564,422 Yes
Total Households 3 7,397,294 3,360 8,539,206 17,705 8,922,933 Yes
Average Number of Persons per Household 4 2.74 0.00 2.78 0.01 2.75 Yes
Average Household Income 5 $54,410 $78 $68,700 $315 -- Yes
Average Number of Vehicles per Household 6 1.70 0.00 1.78 0.01 -- Yes
Percent of Persons in Poverty 7 15.40 0.00 16.80 0.00 -- --
Percent Minority 8 29.00 0.00 28.00 0.00 29.60 --
Percent of Persons 65 and Over 9 9.90 0.00 10.10 0.00 10.30 --
Percent of Persons Foreign Born 10 13.90 0.00 16.10 0.00 -- --
Total Workers at Place of Residence11 9,340,963 9,188 11,228,421 15,745 -- 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 9,157,875 100.0 9,170 10,961,232 100.0 13,736 Yes 9,156,730 100.0 9,169 10,944,046 100.0 13,379 Yes
Drove alone 7,115,590 77.7 8,760 8,667,704 79.1 14,402 Yes 7,119,580 77.8 8,761 8,663,575 79.2 14,328 Yes
2-person Carpool 982,995 10.7 3,916 976,366 8.9 9,428 No 982,830 10.7 3,916 975,568 8.9 9,232 No
3-or-more-person Carpool 343,015 3.7 2,350 329,570 3.0 14,317 No 341,685 3.7 2,346 326,681 3.0 6,056 Yes
Public Transportation 164,170 1.8 1,633 179,792 1.6 2,668 Yes 163,130 1.8 1,628 179,150 1.6 2,693 Yes
Bike 21,550 0.2 594 25,918 0.2 1,373 Yes 21,410 0.2 592 25,929 0.2 1,375 Yes
Walked 173,670 1.9 1,679 192,476 1.8 4,210 Yes 173,265 1.9 1,677 189,559 1.7 4,223 Yes
Taxi, Motorcycle and Other means 104,860 1.1 1,307 176,710 1.6 3,861 Yes 102,800 1.1 1,294 170,888 1.6 3,871 Yes
Worked at Home 252,025 2.8 2,019 412,696 3.8 4,372 Yes 252,025 2.8 2,019 412,696 3.8 4,372 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) 25.4 0.0 24.8 0.1 Yes
Drove alone 24.5 0.0 24.1 0.1 Yes
Carpooled 28.2 0.1 28.0 0.5 No
Public Transportation 47.6 0.4 46.0 1.1 Yes
Taxi, Motorcycle, Walk, Bicycle and Other means 21.2 0.2 19.5 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: 11/20/2012
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