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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 1 783,600 -- 852,689 -- --
Persons in Households 2 758,963 -- 827,788 -- --
Total Households 3 298,755 939 321,748 1,895 Yes
Average Household Size 4 2.54 -- 2.57 -- --
Average Vehicles per Household 5 1.72 -- 1.80 0.02 --
 
Persons in Group Quarters 6 24,637 -- 24,901 -- --
 
Total Workers 7 380,603 2,116 410,161 3,354 Yes
Workers at Work 8 373,070 2,114 399,007 3,365 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 373,070 100.0 2,114 399,007 100.0 3,365 Yes
Drove alone 295,415 79.2 2,051 319,643 80.1 4,268 Yes
2-person carpool 34,180 9.2 865 31,469 7.9 1,881 Yes
3-person carpool 5,575 1.5 356 4,910 1.2 541 Yes
4-person carpool 1,815 0.5 203 1,830 0.5 469 No
5- or 6-person carpool 850 0.2 139 1,172 0.3 425 No
7 or more person carpool 570 0.2 114 912 0.2 243 Yes
Bus or trolley bus 8,770 2.4 445 7,951 2.0 947 No
Streetcar or trolley car 20 0.0 21 0 0.0 151 No
Subway or elevated 140 0.0 57 343 0.1 134 Yes
Railroad 1,360 0.4 176 2,210 0.6 582 Yes
Ferryboat 10 0.0 15 52 0.0 86 No
Bicycle 850 0.2 139 1,426 0.4 405 Yes
Walked 9,635 2.6 466 10,185 2.6 996 No
Taxicab 50 0.0 34 92 0.0 64 No
Motorcycle 360 0.1 91 365 0.1 152 No
Other means 2,375 0.6 233 3,828 1.0 628 Yes
Worked at home 11,090 3.0 500 12,619 3.2 931 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 373,070 100.0 2,114 399,007 100.0 3,365 Yes
Drove alone 295,415 79.2 2,051 319,643 80.1 4,268 Yes
Carpooled 42,990 11.5 964 40,293 10.1 2,022 Yes
Public transportation 10,300 2.8 482 10,556 2.6 1,139 No
Walked 9,635 2.6 466 10,185 2.6 996 No
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 3,635 1.0 288 5,711 1.4 816 Yes
Worked at home 11,090 3.0 500 12,619 3.2 931 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 361,979 100.0 2,110 386,388 100.0 3,503 Yes
Less than 10 minutes 46,873 12.9 1,004 51,758 13.4 2,008 Yes
10 to 14 56,533 15.6 1,095 58,829 15.2 2,228 No
15 to 19 65,194 18.0 1,169 68,921 17.8 2,515 Yes
20 to 29 86,611 23.9 1,327 87,656 22.7 2,838 No
30 to 44 63,408 17.5 1,154 70,003 18.1 2,454 Yes
45 to 59 20,867 5.8 681 24,261 6.3 1,404 Yes
60 or more 22,493 6.2 707 24,960 6.5 1,574 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 361,979 100.0 2,110 386,388 100.0 3,503 Yes
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 21,324 5.9 689 27,950 7.2 1,551 Yes
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 71,503 19.8 1,219 80,267 20.8 2,591 Yes
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 122,321 33.8 1,536 118,589 30.7 3,144 Yes
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 58,245 16.1 1,110 61,779 16.0 2,326 Yes
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 78,221 21.6 1,269 85,336 22.1 2,459 Yes
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 10,365 2.9 484 12,467 3.2 1,149 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 23.4 23.4
Carpooled 25.6 25.4
Public transportation 41.4 44.4
Taxicab, motorcycle, walk,bicycle, other means 18.1 14.3

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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