Skip to content U.S. Department of Transportation/Federal Highway AdministrationU.S. Department of Transportation/Federal Highway Administration

Office of Planning, Environment, & Realty (HEP)
Planning · Environment · Real Estate

HEP Events Guidance Publications Glossary Awards Contacts

2006-2010 Transportation Profiles

CTPP logo

Geographic Area: West Virginia FIPS: 54

Download an Excel file of this document: profile_west_virginia.xls.

Excel files can be viewed with the Excel Viewer

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 1,808,344 -- 1,840,802 0 1,852,994 --
Persons in Households 2 1,765,125 831 1,792,375 0 1,803,612 Yes
Total Households 3 737,360 1,238 740,874 2,731 763,831 Yes
Average Number of Persons per Household 4 2.39 0.01 2.42 0.01 2.36 Yes
Average Household Income 5 $40,030 $188 $51,064 $514 -- Yes
Average Number of Vehicles per Household 6 1.63 0.01 1.73 0.01 -- Yes
Percent of Persons in Poverty 7 17.90 0.10 17.40 0.00 -- Yes
Percent Minority 8 5.00 0.10 5.80 0.00 6.10 Yes
Percent of Persons 65 and Over 9 15.30 0.10 15.80 0.00 16.00 Yes
Percent of Persons Foreign Born 10 1.10 0.00 1.30 0.00 -- --
Total Workers at Place of Residence11 734,323 2,672 765,620 4,082 -- 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 718,105 100.0 2,662 744,023 100.0 3,933 Yes 693,410 100.0 2,646 723,262 100.0 3,889 Yes
Drove alone 576,360 80.3 2,535 605,247 81.3 4,016 Yes 562,590 81.1 2,519 590,382 81.6 3,896 Yes
2-person Carpool 74,210 10.3 1,079 64,984 8.7 1,805 Yes 67,990 9.8 1,035 62,054 8.6 1,786 Yes
3-or-more-person Carpool 16,920 2.4 524 15,409 2.1 2,738 No 13,730 2.0 472 14,223 2.0 863 No
Public Transportation 5,175 0.7 291 6,770 0.9 620 Yes 4,430 0.6 269 5,593 0.8 535 Yes
Bike 755 0.1 111 1,124 0.2 227 Yes 745 0.1 110 1,058 0.1 234 Yes
Walked 21,060 2.9 584 21,421 2.9 1,162 No 20,870 3.0 581 21,413 3.0 1,142 No
Taxi, Motorcycle and Other means 6,205 0.9 318 7,598 1.0 552 Yes 5,645 0.8 304 7,069 1.0 601 Yes
Worked at Home 17,425 2.4 532 21,470 2.9 1,177 Yes 17,425 2.5 532 21,470 3.0 1,177 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) 26.2 0.1 25.4 0.3 Yes
Drove alone 25.1 0.1 24.8 0.3 No
Carpooled 35.9 0.5 33.3 1.7 Yes
Public Transportation 43.8 2.4 43.7 6.7 No
Taxi, Motorcycle, Walk, Bicycle and Other means 15.1 0.6 12.8 1.0 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
HEP Home Planning Environment Real Estate
Federal Highway Administration | 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE | Washington, DC 20590 | 202-366-4000