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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 -- 3,147,400 100.0 -- --
Drove alone 2,290,260 73.8 0.1 2,315,158 73.6 0.2 Yes
2-person carpool 230,435 7.4 0.1 208,423 6.6 0.2 Yes
3-person carpool 30,220 1.0 0.0 34,266 1.1 0.1 Yes
4-person carpool 9,340 0.3 0.0 10,066 0.3 0.0 No
5- or 6-person carpool 5,270 0.2 0.0 4,904 0.2 0.0 No
7 or more person carpool 3,840 0.1 0.0 5,417 0.2 0.0 Yes
Bus or trolley bus 88,595 2.9 0.0 94,585 3.0 0.1 Yes
Streetcar or trolley car 12,355 0.4 0.0 12,357 0.4 0.0 No
Subway or elevated 113,855 3.7 0.1 116,083 3.7 0.1 No
Railroad 46,265 1.5 0.0 48,577 1.5 0.1 No
Ferryboat 3,125 0.1 0.0 2,702 0.1 0.0 No
Bicycle 12,355 0.4 0.0 16,178 0.5 0.0 Yes
Walked 134,565 4.3 0.1 134,865 4.3 0.1 No
Taxicab 6,545 0.2 0.0 5,270 0.2 0.0 Yes
Motorcycle 1,605 0.1 0.0 2,721 0.1 0.0 Yes
Other means 16,695 0.5 0.0 19,517 0.6 0.0 Yes
Worked at home 97,505 3.1 0.0 116,311 3.7 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 3,102,835 100.0 -- 3,147,400 100.0 -- --
Drove alone 2,290,260 73.8 0.1 2,315,158 73.6 0.2 Yes
Carpooled 279,105 9.0 0.1 263,076 8.4 0.2 Yes
Public transportation 264,195 8.5 0.1 274,304 8.7 0.2 Yes
Walked 134,565 4.3 0.1 134,865 4.3 0.1 No
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 37,200 1.2 0.0 43,686 1.4 0.1 Yes
Worked at home 97,505 3.1 0.0 116,311 3.7 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 3,005,333 100.0 -- 3,031,089 100.0 -- --
Less than 10 minutes 391,092 13.0 0.1 382,373 12.6 0.2 Yes
10 to 14 426,161 14.2 0.1 417,835 13.8 0.2 Yes
15 to 19 423,798 14.1 0.1 414,477 13.7 0.2 Yes
20 to 29 578,159 19.2 0.1 584,686 19.3 0.2 No
30 to 44 634,385 21.1 0.1 655,345 21.6 0.2 Yes
45 to 59 275,413 9.2 0.1 283,359 9.3 0.2 No
60 or more 276,325 9.2 0.1 293,014 9.7 0.2 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 -- 3,031,089 100.0 -- --
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 180,613 6.0 0.1 202,352 6.7 0.2 Yes
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 553,903 18.4 0.1 571,920 18.9 0.2 Yes
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 911,929 30.3 0.1 852,238 28.1 0.3 Yes
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 623,554 20.7 0.1 629,319 20.8 0.2 No
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 664,514 22.1 0.1 699,181 23.1 0.2 Yes
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 70,820 2.4 0.0 76,079 2.5 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 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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