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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 -- 1,950,650 100.0 -- --
Drove alone 1,576,880 83.0 0.1 1,629,884 83.6 0.3 Yes
2-person carpool 182,200 9.6 0.1 165,932 8.5 0.2 Yes
3-person carpool 33,740 1.8 0.0 32,577 1.7 0.1 No
4-person carpool 10,910 0.6 0.0 10,519 0.5 0.1 No
5- or 6-person carpool 4,815 0.3 0.0 4,608 0.2 0.0 No
7 or more person carpool 2,355 0.1 0.0 3,719 0.2 0.0 Yes
Bus or trolley bus 7,360 0.4 0.0 8,162 0.4 0.0 No
Streetcar or trolley car 235 0.0 0.0 223 0.0 0.0 No
Subway or elevated 150 0.0 0.0 200 0.0 0.0 No
Railroad 190 0.0 0.0 24 0.0 0.0 Yes
Ferryboat 170 0.0 0.0 37 0.0 0.0 Yes
Bicycle 1,415 0.1 0.0 1,763 0.1 0.0 No
Walked 25,360 1.3 0.0 24,787 1.3 0.1 No
Taxicab 1,390 0.1 0.0 1,344 0.1 0.0 No
Motorcycle 1,185 0.1 0.0 3,017 0.2 0.0 Yes
Other means 12,430 0.7 0.0 15,986 0.8 0.1 Yes
Worked at home 39,305 2.1 0.0 47,868 2.5 0.1 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 -- 1,950,650 100.0 -- --
Drove alone 1,576,880 83.0 0.1 1,629,884 83.6 0.3 Yes
Carpooled 234,020 12.3 0.1 217,355 11.1 0.3 Yes
Public transportation 8,105 0.4 0.0 8,646 0.4 0.0 No
Walked 25,360 1.3 0.0 24,787 1.3 0.1 No
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 16,420 0.9 0.0 22,110 1.1 0.1 Yes
Worked at home 39,305 2.1 0.0 47,868 2.5 0.1 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 -- 1,902,782 100.0 -- --
Less than 10 minutes 254,693 13.7 0.1 275,626 14.5 0.3 Yes
10 to 14 284,405 15.3 0.1 279,566 14.7 0.3 Yes
15 to 19 323,887 17.4 0.1 330,595 17.4 0.3 No
20 to 29 396,108 21.3 0.1 409,473 21.5 0.3 No
30 to 44 356,617 19.2 0.1 367,689 19.3 0.3 No
45 to 59 127,205 6.8 0.1 129,720 6.8 0.2 No
60 or more 117,871 6.3 0.1 110,113 5.8 0.2 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 -- 1,902,782 100.0 -- --
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 183,084 9.8 0.1 212,048 11.1 0.2 Yes
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 437,156 23.5 0.1 432,387 22.7 0.3 Yes
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 615,676 33.1 0.1 559,775 29.4 0.3 Yes
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 190,557 10.2 0.1 200,918 10.6 0.2 Yes
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 354,030 19.0 0.1 394,838 20.8 0.3 Yes
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 80,283 4.3 0.1 102,816 5.4 0.1 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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