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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 12,419,293 -- 12,783,049 -- --
Persons in Households 2 12,096,973 -- 12,460,070 -- --
Total Households 3 4,592,740 2,123 4,724,462 7,524 Yes
Average Household Size 4 2.63 -- 2.64 -- --
Average Vehicles per Household 5 1.62 -- 1.70 0.01 --
 
Persons in Group Quarters 6 322,320 -- 322,979 -- --
 
Total Workers 7 5,855,205 7,118 6,105,732 12,565 Yes
Workers at Work 8 5,745,731 7,110 5,924,170 13,631 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 5,745,730 100.0 7,110 5,924,170 100.0 13,631 Yes
Drove alone 4,207,340 73.2 6,749 4,387,268 74.1 14,290 Yes
2-person carpool 484,650 8.4 2,761 439,408 7.4 7,762 Yes
3-person carpool 84,140 1.5 1,170 68,909 1.2 3,132 Yes
4-person carpool 30,865 0.5 710 25,515 0.4 1,873 Yes
5- or 6-person carpool 15,485 0.3 503 10,409 0.2 1,286 Yes
7 or more person carpool 10,270 0.2 410 8,706 0.1 911 Yes
Bus or trolley bus 207,515 3.6 1,828 235,091 4.0 5,971 Yes
Streetcar or trolley car 2,930 0.1 219 4,746 0.1 809 Yes
Subway or elevated 137,995 2.4 1,495 132,371 2.2 3,774 Yes
Railroad 134,565 2.3 1,476 134,124 2.3 3,663 No
Ferryboat 520 0.0 92 562 0.0 206 No
Bicycle 18,405 0.3 549 27,780 0.5 1,744 Yes
Walked 180,120 3.1 1,705 176,523 3.0 4,778 No
Taxicab 14,100 0.2 480 11,943 0.2 1,253 Yes
Motorcycle 2,510 0.0 203 6,202 0.1 642 Yes
Other means 37,825 0.7 786 42,055 0.7 2,114 Yes
Worked at home 176,490 3.1 1,688 212,558 3.6 4,646 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 5,745,730 100.0 7,110 5,924,170 100.0 13,631 Yes
Drove alone 4,207,340 73.2 6,749 4,387,268 74.1 14,290 Yes
Carpooled 625,410 10.9 3,118 552,947 9.3 9,314 Yes
Public transportation 483,525 8.4 2,758 506,894 8.6 7,678 Yes
Walked 180,120 3.1 1,705 176,523 3.0 4,778 No
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 72,840 1.3 1,089 87,980 1.5 3,211 Yes
Worked at home 176,490 3.1 1,688 212,558 3.6 4,646 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 5,569,240 100.0 7,092 5,711,612 100.0 13,671 Yes
Less than 10 minutes 771,346 13.9 3,441 779,678 13.7 7,456 Yes
10 to 14 743,149 13.3 3,382 729,646 12.8 6,627 Yes
15 to 19 748,578 13.4 3,394 735,341 12.9 8,837 Yes
20 to 29 1,002,104 18.0 3,884 1,050,989 18.4 9,717 Yes
30 to 44 1,151,059 20.7 4,135 1,203,166 21.1 11,014 Yes
45 to 59 551,290 9.9 2,937 565,250 9.9 7,807 Yes
60 or more 601,714 10.8 3,062 647,542 11.3 7,158 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 5,569,240 100.0 7,092 5,711,612 100.0 13,671 Yes
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 473,878 8.5 2,732 548,747 9.6 8,158 Yes
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 1,125,420 20.2 4,093 1,154,222 20.2 10,217 Yes
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 1,642,843 29.5 4,831 1,491,522 26.1 13,722 Yes
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 854,930 15.4 3,610 873,851 15.3 8,510 Yes
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 1,266,740 22.7 4,315 1,399,389 24.5 10,808 Yes
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 205,429 3.7 1,819 243,881 4.3 5,220 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 28.0 28.0
Drove alone 26.0 26.1
Carpooled 29.9 29.7
Public transportation 49.7 48.9
Taxicab, motorcycle, walk,bicycle, other means 16.9 16.5

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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