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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 3,405,565 -- 3,494,851 -- --
Persons in Households 2 3,297,334 -- 3,379,248 -- --
Total Households 3 1,302,227 1,341 1,323,431 3,411 Yes
Average Household Size 4 2.53 -- 2.55 -- --
Average Vehicles per Household 5 1.70 -- 1.81 0.01 --
 
Persons in Group Quarters 6 108,231 -- 115,603 -- --
 
Total Workers 7 1,672,651 4,412 1,750,690 6,644 Yes
Workers at Work 8 1,640,823 4,409 1,695,858 6,311 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 1,640,825 100.0 -- 1,695,858 100.0 -- --
Drove alone 1,312,700 80.0 0.1 1,352,029 79.7 0.3 No
2-person carpool 124,050 7.6 0.1 112,413 6.6 0.2 Yes
3-person carpool 17,720 1.1 0.0 13,788 0.8 0.1 Yes
4-person carpool 5,990 0.4 0.0 6,200 0.4 0.1 No
5- or 6-person carpool 3,655 0.2 0.0 2,592 0.2 0.0 Yes
7 or more person carpool 2,980 0.2 0.0 3,395 0.2 0.0 No
Bus or trolley bus 36,095 2.2 0.1 38,733 2.3 0.1 No
Streetcar or trolley car 155 0.0 0.0 307 0.0 0.0 No
Subway or elevated 1,110 0.1 0.0 2,908 0.2 0.0 Yes
Railroad 26,660 1.6 0.0 30,097 1.8 0.1 Yes
Ferryboat 225 0.0 0.0 79 0.0 0.0 Yes
Bicycle 2,875 0.2 0.0 4,582 0.3 0.0 Yes
Walked 44,350 2.7 0.1 49,707 2.9 0.1 Yes
Taxicab 1,580 0.1 0.0 1,350 0.1 0.0 No
Motorcycle 775 0.0 0.0 1,656 0.1 0.0 Yes
Other means 8,480 0.5 0.0 14,323 0.8 0.1 Yes
Worked at home 51,420 3.1 0.1 61,699 3.6 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 1,640,825 100.0 -- 1,695,858 100.0 -- --
Drove alone 1,312,700 80.0 0.1 1,352,029 79.7 0.3 No
Carpooled 154,395 9.4 0.1 138,388 8.2 0.2 Yes
Public transportation 64,245 3.9 0.1 72,124 4.3 0.2 Yes
Walked 44,350 2.7 0.1 49,707 2.9 0.1 Yes
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 13,710 0.8 0.0 21,911 1.3 0.1 Yes
Worked at home 51,420 3.1 0.1 61,699 3.6 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 1,589,405 100.0 -- 1,634,159 100.0 -- --
Less than 10 minutes 224,331 14.1 0.1 230,548 14.1 0.3 No
10 to 14 264,948 16.7 0.1 252,211 15.4 0.3 Yes
15 to 19 269,915 17.0 0.1 268,616 16.4 0.3 Yes
20 to 29 341,058 21.5 0.2 358,002 21.9 0.4 Yes
30 to 44 275,949 17.4 0.1 299,756 18.3 0.3 Yes
45 to 59 96,492 6.1 0.1 104,032 6.4 0.2 Yes
60 or more 116,712 7.3 0.1 120,994 7.4 0.2 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 1,589,405 100.0 -- 1,634,159 100.0 -- --
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 89,538 5.6 0.1 104,677 6.4 0.2 Yes
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 302,387 19.0 0.1 322,108 19.7 0.3 Yes
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 507,903 32.0 0.2 470,052 28.8 0.4 Yes
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 325,255 20.5 0.2 325,313 19.9 0.3 Yes
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 328,886 20.7 0.2 369,200 22.6 0.3 Yes
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 35,436 2.2 0.1 42,809 2.6 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 24.5
Drove alone 23.2 23.3
Carpooled 24.9 24.8
Public transportation 56.0 55.0
Taxicab, motorcycle, walk,bicycle, other means 16.1 15.4

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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