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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 2,926,324 -- 2,972,066 -- --
Persons in Households 2 2,821,939 -- 2,867,234 -- --
Total Households 3 1,150,197 1,121 1,206,848 3,690 Yes
Average Household Size 4 2.45 -- 2.38 -- --
Average Vehicles per Household 5 1.89 -- 1.96 0.01 --
 
Persons in Group Quarters 6 104,385 -- 104,832 -- --
 
Total Workers 7 1,491,675 3,460 1,532,278 5,174 Yes
Workers at Work 8 1,469,763 3,461 1,490,814 5,555 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 1,469,765 100.0 -- 1,490,814 100.0 -- --
Drove alone 1,155,010 78.6 0.1 1,174,929 78.8 0.3 No
2-person carpool 128,890 8.8 0.1 123,335 8.3 0.2 Yes
3-person carpool 18,510 1.3 0.0 17,902 1.2 0.1 No
4-person carpool 6,600 0.4 0.0 5,974 0.4 0.0 No
5- or 6-person carpool 2,435 0.2 0.0 3,071 0.2 0.0 Yes
7 or more person carpool 2,260 0.2 0.0 2,863 0.2 0.0 Yes
Bus or trolley bus 13,915 0.9 0.0 14,564 1.0 0.1 No
Streetcar or trolley car 190 0.0 0.0 143 0.0 0.0 No
Subway or elevated 90 0.0 0.0 192 0.0 0.0 No
Railroad 50 0.0 0.0 35 0.0 0.0 No
Ferryboat 45 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 -- --
Bicycle 5,245 0.4 0.0 7,236 0.5 0.1 Yes
Walked 58,090 4.0 0.1 56,523 3.8 0.1 Yes
Taxicab 730 0.0 0.0 454 0.0 0.0 Yes
Motorcycle 765 0.1 0.0 3,391 0.2 0.0 Yes
Other means 7,155 0.5 0.0 9,386 0.6 0.1 Yes
Worked at home 69,785 4.7 0.1 70,816 4.8 0.1 No
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 1,469,765 100.0 -- 1,490,814 100.0 -- --
Drove alone 1,155,010 78.6 0.1 1,174,929 78.8 0.3 No
Carpooled 158,695 10.8 0.1 153,145 10.3 0.3 Yes
Public transportation 14,290 1.0 0.0 14,934 1.0 0.1 No
Walked 58,090 4.0 0.1 56,523 3.8 0.1 Yes
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 13,895 0.9 0.0 20,467 1.4 0.1 Yes
Worked at home 69,785 4.7 0.1 70,816 4.8 0.1 No
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 1,399,979 100.0 -- 1,419,998 100.0 -- --
Less than 10 minutes 372,205 26.6 0.2 377,938 26.6 0.3 No
10 to 14 283,804 20.3 0.1 265,276 18.7 0.3 Yes
15 to 19 234,745 16.8 0.1 235,825 16.6 0.3 No
20 to 29 251,314 18.0 0.1 269,942 19.0 0.3 Yes
30 to 44 158,554 11.3 0.1 172,564 12.2 0.2 Yes
45 to 59 49,913 3.6 0.1 52,929 3.7 0.1 Yes
60 or more 49,444 3.5 0.1 45,524 3.2 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 1,399,979 100.0 -- 1,419,998 100.0 -- --
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 110,992 7.9 0.1 126,877 8.9 0.2 Yes
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 274,999 19.6 0.1 286,820 20.2 0.3 Yes
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 468,719 33.5 0.2 443,871 31.3 0.3 Yes
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 175,206 12.5 0.1 174,236 12.3 0.2 No
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 322,327 23.0 0.1 331,911 23.4 0.3 Yes
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 47,736 3.4 0.1 56,283 4.0 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 18.0 18.2
Drove alone 18.1 18.0
Carpooled 23.2 22.7
Public transportation 28.6 28.1
Taxicab, motorcycle, walk,bicycle, other means 12.0 10.5

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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