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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 -- 5,924,170 100.0 -- --
Drove alone 4,207,340 73.2 0.1 4,387,268 74.1 0.2 Yes
2-person carpool 484,650 8.4 0.0 439,408 7.4 0.1 Yes
3-person carpool 84,140 1.5 0.0 68,909 1.2 0.1 Yes
4-person carpool 30,865 0.5 0.0 25,515 0.4 0.0 Yes
5- or 6-person carpool 15,485 0.3 0.0 10,409 0.2 0.0 Yes
7 or more person carpool 10,270 0.2 0.0 8,706 0.1 0.0 Yes
Bus or trolley bus 207,515 3.6 0.0 235,091 4.0 0.1 Yes
Streetcar or trolley car 2,930 0.1 0.0 4,746 0.1 0.0 Yes
Subway or elevated 137,995 2.4 0.0 132,371 2.2 0.1 Yes
Railroad 134,565 2.3 0.0 134,124 2.3 0.1 Yes
Ferryboat 520 0.0 0.0 562 0.0 0.0 No
Bicycle 18,405 0.3 0.0 27,780 0.5 0.0 Yes
Walked 180,120 3.1 0.0 176,523 3.0 0.1 Yes
Taxicab 14,100 0.2 0.0 11,943 0.2 0.0 Yes
Motorcycle 2,510 0.0 0.0 6,202 0.1 0.0 Yes
Other means 37,825 0.7 0.0 42,055 0.7 0.0 Yes
Worked at home 176,490 3.1 0.0 212,558 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 5,745,730 100.0 -- 5,924,170 100.0 -- --
Drove alone 4,207,340 73.2 0.1 4,387,268 74.1 0.2 Yes
Carpooled 625,410 10.9 0.1 552,947 9.3 0.2 Yes
Public transportation 483,525 8.4 0.0 506,894 8.6 0.1 Yes
Walked 180,120 3.1 0.0 176,523 3.0 0.1 Yes
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 72,840 1.3 0.0 87,980 1.5 0.1 Yes
Worked at home 176,490 3.1 0.0 212,558 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 5,569,240 100.0 -- 5,711,612 100.0 -- --
Less than 10 minutes 771,346 13.9 0.1 779,678 13.7 0.1 Yes
10 to 14 743,149 13.3 0.1 729,646 12.8 0.1 Yes
15 to 19 748,578 13.4 0.1 735,341 12.9 0.2 Yes
20 to 29 1,002,104 18.0 0.1 1,050,989 18.4 0.2 Yes
30 to 44 1,151,059 20.7 0.1 1,203,166 21.1 0.2 Yes
45 to 59 551,290 9.9 0.1 565,250 9.9 0.1 No
60 or more 601,714 10.8 0.1 647,542 11.3 0.1 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 -- 5,711,612 100.0 -- --
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 473,878 8.5 0.0 548,747 9.6 0.1 Yes
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 1,125,420 20.2 0.1 1,154,222 20.2 0.2 No
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 1,642,843 29.5 0.1 1,491,522 26.1 0.2 Yes
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 854,930 15.4 0.1 873,851 15.3 0.1 No
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 1,266,740 22.7 0.1 1,399,389 24.5 0.2 Yes
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 205,429 3.7 0.0 243,881 4.3 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 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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