Skip to content U.S. Department of Transportation/Federal Highway AdministrationU.S. Department of Transportation/Federal Highway Administration

Office of Planning, Environment, & Realty (HEP)
Planning · Environment · Real Estate

HEP Events Guidance Publications Glossary Awards Contacts

2007 Transportation Profiles

CTPP logo

Geographic Area: Louisiana FIPS: 022

Download an Excel file* of this document: part1profile1_louisiana.xls.

R1. Selected Characteristics
R1. Selected Characteristics Census 2000 2005-2007 ACS Is Change Significant
in number?
Number MOE(+/-) Number MOE(+/-)
Total Persons 1 4,468,976 -- 4,344,053 -- --
Persons in Households 2 4,332,884 -- 4,217,714 -- --
Total Households 3 1,657,107 1,671 1,605,203 5,399 Yes
Average Household Size 4 2.61 -- 2.63 -- --
Average Vehicles per Household 5 1.56 -- 1.68 0.01 --
 
Persons in Group Quarters 6 136,092 -- 126,339 -- --
 
Total Workers 7 1,869,896 4,219 1,888,114 7,828 Yes
Workers at Work 8 1,831,057 4,207 1,825,002 7,464 No
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 1,831,055 100.0 4,207 1,825,002 100.0 7,464 No
Drove alone 1,430,140 78.1 3,990 1,477,010 80.9 7,970 Yes
2-person carpool 188,945 10.3 1,721 151,636 8.3 4,439 Yes
3-person carpool 37,550 2.1 781 30,992 1.7 2,217 Yes
4-person carpool 12,765 0.7 456 12,249 0.7 1,262 No
5- or 6-person carpool 6,580 0.4 328 7,526 0.4 1,111 No
7 or more person carpool 3,800 0.2 249 4,880 0.3 725 Yes
Bus or trolley bus 38,285 2.1 788 24,820 1.4 1,912 Yes
Streetcar or trolley car 1,285 0.1 145 233 0.0 132 Yes
Subway or elevated 145 0.0 49 133 0.0 95 No
Railroad 130 0.0 46 104 0.0 101 No
Ferryboat 560 0.0 96 244 0.0 134 Yes
Bicycle 6,650 0.4 330 5,952 0.3 880 No
Walked 40,185 2.2 807 35,310 1.9 2,132 Yes
Taxicab 2,870 0.2 217 3,292 0.2 962 No
Motorcycle 1,905 0.1 177 2,373 0.1 449 No
Other means 19,930 1.1 570 23,707 1.3 1,565 Yes
Worked at home 39,330 2.1 799 44,541 2.4 2,224 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 1,831,055 100.0 4,207 1,825,002 100.0 7,464 No
Drove alone 1,430,140 78.1 3,990 1,477,010 80.9 7,970 Yes
Carpooled 249,640 13.6 1,964 207,283 11.4 5,173 Yes
Public transportation 40,405 2.2 810 25,534 1.4 1,934 Yes
Walked 40,185 2.2 807 35,310 1.9 2,132 Yes
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 31,355 1.7 714 35,324 1.9 1,901 Yes
Worked at home 39,330 2.1 799 44,541 2.4 2,224 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 1,791,728 100.0 4,192 1,780,461 100.0 7,180 Yes
Less than 10 minutes 258,547 14.4 1,997 280,066 15.7 4,956 Yes
10 to 14 281,034 15.7 2,076 273,706 15.4 5,520 Yes
15 to 19 314,832 17.6 2,189 295,909 16.6 5,261 Yes
20 to 29 357,361 19.9 2,320 350,411 19.7 5,730 Yes
30 to 44 323,596 18.1 2,217 325,586 18.3 6,292 No
45 to 59 120,270 6.7 1,384 117,662 6.6 3,268 No
60 or more 136,088 7.6 1,470 137,121 7.7 3,417 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 1,791,728 100.0 4,192 1,780,461 100.0 7,180 Yes
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 160,837 9.0 1,593 181,036 10.2 4,487 Yes
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 389,454 21.7 2,413 389,106 21.9 6,487 No
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 570,449 31.8 2,854 521,662 29.3 6,515 Yes
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 234,049 13.1 1,906 235,741 13.2 4,618 No
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 351,233 19.6 2,302 350,412 19.7 5,566 No
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 85,706 4.8 1,173 102,504 5.8 2,922 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 25.0 24.9
Drove alone 24.3 24.1
Carpooled 31.0 29.7
Public transportation 44.7 42.5
Taxicab, motorcycle, walk,bicycle, other means 23.8 20.7

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

Excel files can be viewed with the Excel Viewer
Updated: 05/12/2011
HEP Home Planning Environment Real Estate
Federal Highway Administration | 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE | Washington, DC 20590 | 202-366-4000