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R1. Selected Characteristics
R1. Selected Characteristics Census 2000 2005-2007 ACS Is Change Significant
in number?
Number MOE(+/-) Number MOE(+/-)
Total Persons 1 4,447,100 -- 4,585,900 -- --
Persons in Households 2 4,332,570 -- 4,467,216 -- --
Total Households 3 1,737,385 1,811 1,798,304 6,543 Yes
Average Household Size 4 2.49 -- 2.48 -- --
Average Vehicles per Household 5 1.81 -- 1.89 0.01 --
 
Persons in Group Quarters 6 114,530 -- 118,684 -- --
 
Total Workers 7 1,934,258 4,230 2,008,490 7,942 Yes
Workers at Work 8 1,900,089 4,221 1,950,650 8,709 Yes
R2. Mode to Work
R2. Mode to Work 9 CTPP2000 2005-2007 ACS Is Change Significant
in number?
Number Percent MOE(+/-) Number Percent MOE(+/-)
Total Workers 1,900,090 100.0 4,221 1,950,650 100.0 8,709 Yes
Drove alone 1,576,880 83.0 4,082 1,629,884 83.6 8,917 Yes
2-person carpool 182,200 9.6 1,691 165,932 8.5 4,291 Yes
3-person carpool 33,740 1.8 740 32,577 1.7 2,341 No
4-person carpool 10,910 0.6 422 10,519 0.5 1,002 No
5- or 6-person carpool 4,815 0.3 281 4,608 0.2 813 No
7 or more person carpool 2,355 0.1 196 3,719 0.2 589 Yes
Bus or trolley bus 7,360 0.4 347 8,162 0.4 900 No
Streetcar or trolley car 235 0.0 62 223 0.0 176 No
Subway or elevated 150 0.0 50 200 0.0 148 No
Railroad 190 0.0 56 24 0.0 39 Yes
Ferryboat 170 0.0 53 37 0.0 44 Yes
Bicycle 1,415 0.1 152 1,763 0.1 413 No
Walked 25,360 1.3 643 24,787 1.3 1,786 No
Taxicab 1,390 0.1 151 1,344 0.1 366 No
Motorcycle 1,185 0.1 139 3,017 0.2 425 Yes
Other means 12,430 0.7 450 15,986 0.8 1,285 Yes
Worked at home 39,305 2.1 799 47,868 2.5 2,069 Yes
R2.C. Mode to Work (Collapsed)
R2.C. Mode to Work (Collapsed) 9, 10 CTPP2000 2005-2007 ACS Is Change Significant
in number?
Number Percent MOE(+/-) Number Percent MOE (+/-)
Total Workers 1,900,090 100.0 4,221 1,950,650 100.0 8,709 Yes
Drove alone 1,576,880 83.0 4,082 1,629,884 83.6 8,917 Yes
Carpooled 234,020 12.3 1,905 217,355 11.1 5,179 Yes
Public transportation 8,105 0.4 364 8,646 0.4 906 No
Walked 25,360 1.3 643 24,787 1.3 1,786 No
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 16,420 0.9 518 22,110 1.1 1,512 Yes
Worked at home 39,305 2.1 799 47,868 2.5 2,069 Yes
R3. Travel Time to Work
R3. Travel Time to Work 11 CTPP2000 2005-2007 ACS Is Change Significant
in number?
Number Percent MOE(+/-) Number Percent MOE (+/-)
Total Workers not Working at Home 1,860,786 100.0 4,209 1,902,782 100.0 8,543 Yes
Less than 10 minutes 254,693 13.7 1,983 275,626 14.5 5,124 Yes
10 to 14 284,405 15.3 2,088 279,566 14.7 5,386 No
15 to 19 323,887 17.4 2,217 330,595 17.4 5,037 Yes
20 to 29 396,108 21.3 2,430 409,473 21.5 6,769 Yes
30 to 44 356,617 19.2 2,317 367,689 19.3 6,098 Yes
45 to 59 127,205 6.8 1,422 129,720 6.8 3,602 No
60 or more 117,871 6.3 1,371 110,113 5.8 3,157 Yes
R4. Departure Time to Work
R4. Departure Time to Work 12 Census 2000 2005-2007 ACS Is Change Significant
in number?
Number Percent MOE(+/-) Number Percent MOE(+/-)
Total Workers not Working at Home 1,860,786 100.0 4,209 1,902,782 100.0 8,543 Yes
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 183,084 9.8 1,695 212,048 11.1 3,977 Yes
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 437,156 23.5 2,540 432,387 22.7 6,741 No
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 615,676 33.1 2,947 559,775 29.4 6,717 Yes
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 190,557 10.2 1,728 200,918 10.6 3,875 Yes
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 354,030 19.0 2,310 394,838 20.8 5,691 Yes
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 80,283 4.3 1,136 102,816 5.4 2,733 Yes
R4. Departure Time to Work
R5. Mean Travel Time by Mode to Work 13 CTPP2000 2005-2007 ACS
Mean Travel Time Mean Travel Time
Total Workers 24.0 23.6
Drove alone 23.9 23.0
Carpooled 30.7 28.8
Public transportation 49.3 40.5
Taxicab, motorcycle, walk,bicycle, other means 20.4 19.1

Notes:

1 Census 2000 SF3 Table P1 and 2005-2007 ACS Table B01003

2 Census 2000 SF3 Table P9 and 2005-2007 ACS Table C09016

3 Census 2000 SF3 Table P10 and 2005-2007 ACS TableC08201

4 Average household size is calculated by dividing total households by total persons in households

5 Census 2000 SF3 Table H46 and 2005-2007 ACS Table B25046

6 Census 2000 SF3 Table P9 and 2005-2007 ACS Table B26001

7 Census 2000 SF3 Table P43 and 2005-2007 ACS Table C23001

8 Census 2000 SF3 Table P30 and 2005-2007 ACS Table C08301

9 CTPP2000 Table 1-002 and 2005-2007 ACS Table C08301

10 R2.C just uses CTPP2000, but could potentially use Census 2000 SF3 Table P30

13 Census 2000 SF3 Table P31 and 2005-2007 ACS Table C08134

12 Census 2000 SF3 Table P34 and 2005-2007 ACS Table C08302

13 CTPP2000 Table 1-118 and 2005-2007 ACS Table C08136

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