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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 33,871,648 -- 36,264,467 -- --
Persons in Households 2 33,052,189 -- 35,409,308 -- --
Total Households 3 11,512,020 4,190 12,140,888 10,755 Yes
Average Household Size 4 2.87 -- 2.92 -- --
Average Vehicles per Household 5 1.74 -- 1.87 0.00 --
 
Persons in Group Quarters 6 819,459 -- 855,159 -- --
 
Total Workers 7 14,867,605 14,873 16,700,730 23,214 Yes
Workers at Work 8 14,525,322 14,833 16,146,536 27,357 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 14,525,320 100.0 -- 16,146,536 100.0 -- --
Drove alone 10,432,460 71.8 0.1 11,808,902 73.1 0.1 Yes
2-person carpool 1,564,905 10.8 0.0 1,481,851 9.2 0.1 Yes
3-person carpool 330,730 2.3 0.0 299,230 1.9 0.0 Yes
4-person carpool 119,365 0.8 0.0 106,660 0.7 0.0 Yes
5- or 6-person carpool 57,035 0.4 0.0 51,986 0.3 0.0 Yes
7 or more person carpool 41,275 0.3 0.0 41,465 0.3 0.0 Yes
Bus or trolley bus 549,425 3.8 0.0 618,831 3.8 0.1 No
Streetcar or trolley car 21,160 0.1 0.0 21,272 0.1 0.0 Yes
Subway or elevated 107,710 0.7 0.0 116,656 0.7 0.0 No
Railroad 41,020 0.3 0.0 49,483 0.3 0.0 Yes
Ferryboat 6,830 0.0 0.0 5,559 0.0 0.0 Yes
Bicycle 120,565 0.8 0.0 130,209 0.8 0.0 No
Walked 414,580 2.9 0.0 444,738 2.8 0.1 Yes
Taxicab 9,890 0.1 0.0 8,186 0.1 0.0 Yes
Motorcycle 36,260 0.2 0.0 49,294 0.3 0.0 Yes
Other means 115,065 0.8 0.0 159,907 1.0 0.0 Yes
Worked at home 557,035 3.8 0.0 752,307 4.7 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 14,525,320 100.0 -- 16,146,536 100.0 -- --
Drove alone 10,432,460 71.8 0.1 11,808,902 73.1 0.1 Yes
Carpooled 2,113,310 14.5 0.0 1,981,192 12.3 0.1 Yes
Public transportation 726,145 5.0 0.0 811,801 5.0 0.1 No
Walked 414,580 2.9 0.0 444,738 2.8 0.1 Yes
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 281,780 1.9 0.0 347,596 2.2 0.0 Yes
Worked at home 557,035 3.8 0.0 752,307 4.7 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 13,968,286 100.0 -- 15,394,229 100.0 -- --
Less than 10 minutes 1,605,146 11.5 0.0 1,833,865 11.9 0.1 Yes
10 to 14 1,930,263 13.8 0.0 2,092,712 13.6 0.1 Yes
15 to 19 2,157,970 15.4 0.0 2,356,346 15.3 0.1 Yes
20 to 29 2,786,301 19.9 0.1 3,087,127 20.1 0.1 No
30 to 44 2,920,187 20.9 0.1 3,236,049 21.0 0.1 No
45 to 59 1,151,598 8.2 0.0 1,207,692 7.8 0.1 Yes
60 or more 1,416,821 10.1 0.0 1,580,438 10.3 0.1 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 13,968,286 100.0 -- 15,394,229 100.0 -- --
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 1,215,465 8.7 0.0 1,472,584 9.6 0.1 Yes
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 2,579,697 18.5 0.1 2,812,634 18.3 0.1 Yes
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 3,993,781 28.6 0.1 3,934,425 25.6 0.1 Yes
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 2,355,967 16.9 0.1 2,643,896 17.2 0.1 Yes
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 3,217,290 23.0 0.1 3,734,198 24.3 0.1 Yes
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 606,086 4.3 0.0 796,492 5.2 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 27.0 27.0
Drove alone 26.3 25.7
Carpooled 30.4 30.3
Public transportation 48.2 46.4
Taxicab, motorcycle, walk,bicycle, other means 19.5 17.9

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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