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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 1 572,059 -- 585,267 -- --
Persons in Households 2 536,373 -- 549,987 -- --
Total Households 3 248,590 737 249,805 1,965 No
Average Household Size 4 2.16 -- 2.20 -- --
Average Vehicles per Household 5 0.89 -- 0.89 0.02 --
 
Persons in Group Quarters 6 35,686 -- 35,280 -- --
 
Total Workers 7 266,381 1,804 293,261 3,690 Yes
Workers at Work 8 260,884 1,801 283,255 3,115 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 260,885 100.0 1,801 283,255 100.0 3,115 Yes
Drove alone 100,170 38.4 1,375 102,732 36.3 2,886 No
2-person carpool 21,430 8.2 687 15,691 5.5 1,400 Yes
3-person carpool 4,460 1.7 318 2,062 0.7 440 Yes
4-person carpool 1,265 0.5 170 784 0.3 433 Yes
5- or 6-person carpool 950 0.4 147 506 0.2 416 Yes
7 or more person carpool 500 0.2 107 307 0.1 203 No
Bus or trolley bus 38,165 14.6 902 45,913 16.2 2,390 Yes
Streetcar or trolley car 300 0.1 83 1,273 0.4 585 Yes
Subway or elevated 45,410 17.4 978 58,228 20.6 2,319 Yes
Railroad 575 0.2 115 1,654 0.6 510 Yes
Ferryboat 10 0.0 15 48 0.0 56 No
Bicycle 3,035 1.2 263 4,893 1.7 735 Yes
Walked 30,785 11.8 816 32,714 11.5 2,054 No
Taxicab 2,035 0.8 215 889 0.3 252 Yes
Motorcycle 200 0.1 68 351 0.1 160 No
Other means 1,665 0.6 195 1,799 0.6 438 No
Worked at home 9,930 3.8 472 13,411 4.7 1,245 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 260,885 100.0 1,801 283,255 100.0 3,115 Yes
Drove alone 100,170 38.4 1,375 102,732 36.3 2,886 No
Carpooled 28,605 11.0 788 19,350 6.8 1,534 Yes
Public transportation 84,460 32.4 1,283 107,116 37.8 3,248 Yes
Walked 30,785 11.8 816 32,714 11.5 2,054 No
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 6,935 2.7 396 7,932 2.8 991 No
Worked at home 9,930 3.8 472 13,411 4.7 1,245 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 250,954 100.0 1,795 269,844 100.0 3,139 Yes
Less than 10 minutes 16,186 6.4 600 18,202 6.7 1,510 Yes
10 to 14 23,202 9.2 713 21,865 8.1 1,386 No
15 to 19 34,257 13.7 858 34,874 12.9 1,730 No
20 to 29 57,658 23.0 1,089 62,047 23.0 2,202 Yes
30 to 44 71,404 28.5 1,195 78,495 29.1 2,758 Yes
45 to 59 25,167 10.0 742 29,726 11.0 1,787 Yes
60 or more 23,080 9.2 712 24,635 9.1 1,559 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 250,954 100.0 1,795 269,844 100.0 3,139 Yes
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 11,830 4.7 515 17,267 6.4 1,739 Yes
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 31,598 12.6 826 33,187 12.3 2,034 No
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 65,585 26.1 1,152 65,762 24.4 2,541 No
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 75,576 30.1 1,225 82,681 30.6 2,791 Yes
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 60,967 24.3 1,116 63,439 23.5 2,318 No
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 5,398 2.2 350 7,508 2.8 981 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 29.0 29.4
Drove alone 26.6 26.5
Carpooled 29.0 27.0
Public transportation 38.7 37.5
Taxicab, motorcycle, walk,bicycle, other means 18.2 16.4

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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