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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 4,301,261 -- 4,767,161 -- --
Persons in Households 2 4,198,094 -- 4,658,856 -- --
Total Households 3 1,659,308 1,631 1,838,303 4,658 Yes
Average Household Size 4 2.53 -- 2.53 -- --
Average Vehicles per Household 5 1.86 -- 1.90 0.01 --
 
Persons in Group Quarters 6 103,167 -- 108,305 -- --
 
Total Workers 7 2,232,638 4,574 2,449,065 8,285 Yes
Workers at Work 8 2,191,626 4,576 2,381,850 8,782 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 2,191,625 100.0 4,576 2,381,850 100.0 8,782 Yes
Drove alone 1,646,455 75.1 4,450 1,787,067 75.0 10,542 Yes
2-person carpool 210,760 9.6 1,976 196,846 8.3 5,293 Yes
3-person carpool 37,985 1.7 856 31,984 1.3 1,952 Yes
4-person carpool 12,165 0.6 486 10,863 0.5 1,261 No
5- or 6-person carpool 5,170 0.2 317 5,596 0.2 1,173 No
7 or more person carpool 2,080 0.1 201 3,979 0.2 733 Yes
Bus or trolley bus 66,180 3.0 1,127 66,955 2.8 2,914 No
Streetcar or trolley car 780 0.0 123 1,237 0.1 341 Yes
Subway or elevated 740 0.0 120 4,156 0.2 582 Yes
Railroad 405 0.0 89 1,681 0.1 374 Yes
Ferryboat 155 0.0 55 159 0.0 89 No
Bicycle 16,905 0.8 573 25,400 1.1 1,999 Yes
Walked 65,670 3.0 1,122 76,315 3.2 3,066 Yes
Taxicab 1,255 0.1 156 1,276 0.1 464 No
Motorcycle 2,580 0.1 224 7,507 0.3 614 Yes
Other means 14,200 0.6 525 19,401 0.8 1,471 Yes
Worked at home 108,130 4.9 1,433 141,428 5.9 3,125 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 2,191,625 100.0 4,576 2,381,850 100.0 8,782 Yes
Drove alone 1,646,455 75.1 4,450 1,787,067 75.0 10,542 Yes
Carpooled 268,160 12.2 2,213 249,268 10.5 6,180 Yes
Public transportation 68,260 3.1 1,144 74,188 3.1 3,075 Yes
Walked 65,670 3.0 1,122 76,315 3.2 3,066 Yes
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 34,940 1.6 822 53,584 2.2 2,406 Yes
Worked at home 108,130 4.9 1,433 141,428 5.9 3,125 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 2,083,494 100.0 4,575 2,240,422 100.0 9,589 Yes
Less than 10 minutes 308,119 14.8 2,361 338,546 15.1 5,166 Yes
10 to 14 318,642 15.3 2,398 328,129 14.6 5,945 Yes
15 to 19 333,306 16.0 2,448 352,501 15.7 5,422 Yes
20 to 29 439,088 21.1 2,772 484,514 21.6 6,312 Yes
30 to 44 410,067 19.7 2,688 438,550 19.6 7,671 Yes
45 to 59 145,592 7.0 1,655 166,400 7.4 4,351 Yes
60 or more 128,680 6.2 1,560 131,782 5.9 3,414 No
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 2,083,494 100.0 4,575 2,240,422 100.0 9,589 Yes
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 157,977 7.6 1,722 181,464 8.1 4,304 Yes
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 444,070 21.3 2,785 449,417 20.1 7,062 No
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 665,868 32.0 3,311 648,279 28.9 7,281 Yes
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 325,018 15.6 2,419 387,875 17.3 6,945 Yes
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 427,696 20.5 2,739 493,659 22.0 7,540 Yes
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 62,865 3.0 1,099 79,728 3.6 2,702 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 23.8
Drove alone 23.2 23.0
Carpooled 28.0 27.3
Public transportation 42.0 42.4
Taxicab, motorcycle, walk,bicycle, other means 20.1 18.2

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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Updated: 05/12/2011
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