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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 6,349,097 -- 6,437,759 -- --
Persons in Households 2 6,127,400 -- 6,221,882 -- --
Total Households 3 2,444,588 1,945 2,448,608 5,235 No
Average Household Size 4 2.51 -- 2.54 -- --
Average Vehicles per Household 5 1.55 -- 1.63 0.01 --
 
Persons in Group Quarters 6 221,697 -- 215,877 -- --
 
Total Workers 7 3,166,527 6,024 3,247,406 9,385 Yes
Workers at Work 8 3,102,837 6,023 3,147,400 10,536 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 3,102,835 100.0 6,023 3,147,400 100.0 10,536 Yes
Drove alone 2,290,260 73.8 5,786 2,315,158 73.6 9,287 Yes
2-person carpool 230,435 7.4 2,253 208,423 6.6 4,847 Yes
3-person carpool 30,220 1.0 829 34,266 1.1 1,880 Yes
4-person carpool 9,340 0.3 462 10,066 0.3 1,090 No
5- or 6-person carpool 5,270 0.2 347 4,904 0.2 790 No
7 or more person carpool 3,840 0.1 296 5,417 0.2 756 Yes
Bus or trolley bus 88,595 2.9 1,413 94,585 3.0 3,382 Yes
Streetcar or trolley car 12,355 0.4 531 12,357 0.4 1,473 No
Subway or elevated 113,855 3.7 1,599 116,083 3.7 3,456 No
Railroad 46,265 1.5 1,025 48,577 1.5 2,226 No
Ferryboat 3,125 0.1 267 2,702 0.1 443 No
Bicycle 12,355 0.4 531 16,178 0.5 1,211 Yes
Walked 134,565 4.3 1,735 134,865 4.3 4,048 No
Taxicab 6,545 0.2 387 5,270 0.2 741 Yes
Motorcycle 1,605 0.1 192 2,721 0.1 510 Yes
Other means 16,695 0.5 617 19,517 0.6 1,521 Yes
Worked at home 97,505 3.1 1,482 116,311 3.7 3,059 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 3,102,835 100.0 6,023 3,147,400 100.0 10,536 Yes
Drove alone 2,290,260 73.8 5,786 2,315,158 73.6 9,287 Yes
Carpooled 279,105 9.0 2,470 263,076 8.4 5,427 Yes
Public transportation 264,195 8.5 2,406 274,304 8.7 5,793 Yes
Walked 134,565 4.3 1,735 134,865 4.3 4,048 No
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 37,200 1.2 920 43,686 1.4 2,191 Yes
Worked at home 97,505 3.1 1,482 116,311 3.7 3,059 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 3,005,333 100.0 6,016 3,031,089 100.0 10,288 Yes
Less than 10 minutes 391,092 13.0 2,897 382,373 12.6 6,624 Yes
10 to 14 426,161 14.2 3,015 417,835 13.8 5,901 Yes
15 to 19 423,798 14.1 3,007 414,477 13.7 6,801 Yes
20 to 29 578,159 19.2 3,466 584,686 19.3 7,632 No
30 to 44 634,385 21.1 3,613 655,345 21.6 7,674 Yes
45 to 59 275,413 9.2 2,454 283,359 9.3 5,623 Yes
60 or more 276,325 9.2 2,458 293,014 9.7 5,139 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 3,005,333 100.0 6,016 3,031,089 100.0 10,288 Yes
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 180,613 6.0 2,003 202,352 6.7 4,852 Yes
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 553,903 18.4 3,400 571,920 18.9 7,027 Yes
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 911,929 30.3 4,226 852,238 28.1 8,512 Yes
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 623,554 20.7 3,586 629,319 20.8 7,240 No
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 664,514 22.1 3,688 699,181 23.1 7,501 Yes
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 70,820 2.4 1,265 76,079 2.5 2,803 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 27.0 27.0
Drove alone 25.7 25.7
Carpooled 27.4 27.9
Public transportation 44.2 44.7
Taxicab, motorcycle, walk,bicycle, other means 16.6 15.3

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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Updated: 05/12/2011
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