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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 8,414,350 -- 8,669,815 -- --
Persons in Households 2 8,219,436 -- 8,473,863 -- --
Total Households 3 3,065,774 2,275 3,143,408 6,222 Yes
Average Household Size 4 2.68 -- 2.70 -- --
Average Vehicles per Household 5 1.60 -- 1.68 0.01 --
 
Persons in Group Quarters 6 194,914 -- 195,952 -- --
 
Total Workers 7 3,961,277 6,924 4,219,878 10,486 Yes
Workers at Work 8 3,876,433 6,914 4,081,395 9,293 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 3,876,435 100.0 6,914 4,081,395 100.0 9,293 Yes
Drove alone 2,828,305 73.0 6,552 2,940,968 72.1 10,967 Yes
2-person carpool 311,145 8.0 2,618 279,215 6.8 7,064 Yes
3-person carpool 55,190 1.4 1,120 51,862 1.3 3,093 Yes
4-person carpool 21,515 0.6 701 22,179 0.5 2,110 No
5- or 6-person carpool 12,965 0.3 544 12,956 0.3 1,423 No
7 or more person carpool 11,480 0.3 512 11,679 0.3 1,627 No
Bus or trolley bus 213,065 5.5 2,179 254,232 6.2 6,020 Yes
Streetcar or trolley car 1,520 0.0 186 3,937 0.1 669 Yes
Subway or elevated 50,280 1.3 1,069 59,460 1.5 2,718 Yes
Railroad 93,865 2.4 1,457 95,743 2.3 2,805 No
Ferryboat 4,905 0.1 335 8,933 0.2 1,033 Yes
Bicycle 9,140 0.2 457 11,918 0.3 1,389 Yes
Walked 121,305 3.1 1,653 135,136 3.3 3,788 Yes
Taxicab 7,880 0.2 424 7,985 0.2 1,104 No
Motorcycle 1,830 0.0 205 2,640 0.1 445 Yes
Other means 25,485 0.7 762 51,719 1.3 2,675 Yes
Worked at home 106,555 2.7 1,551 130,833 3.2 3,310 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 3,876,435 100.0 6,914 4,081,395 100.0 9,293 Yes
Drove alone 2,828,305 73.0 6,552 2,940,968 72.1 10,967 Yes
Carpooled 412,295 10.6 2,994 377,891 9.3 6,222 Yes
Public transportation 363,635 9.4 2,821 422,305 10.3 6,193 Yes
Walked 121,305 3.1 1,653 135,136 3.3 3,788 Yes
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 44,335 1.1 1,004 74,262 1.8 3,110 Yes
Worked at home 106,555 2.7 1,551 130,833 3.2 3,310 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 3,769,877 100.0 6,898 3,950,562 100.0 8,950 Yes
Less than 10 minutes 446,839 11.9 3,110 480,332 12.2 7,164 Yes
10 to 14 482,988 12.8 3,226 498,527 12.6 6,794 Yes
15 to 19 510,571 13.5 3,312 529,808 13.4 7,204 Yes
20 to 29 707,693 18.8 3,850 735,288 18.6 8,225 Yes
30 to 44 758,258 20.1 3,972 810,459 20.5 8,759 Yes
45 to 59 352,609 9.4 2,779 368,991 9.3 5,907 Yes
60 or more 510,919 13.6 3,313 527,157 13.3 6,676 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 3,769,877 100.0 6,898 3,950,562 100.0 8,950 Yes
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 207,338 5.5 2,150 252,205 6.4 5,345 Yes
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 666,582 17.7 3,746 707,622 17.9 8,890 Yes
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 1,151,274 30.5 4,767 1,118,289 28.3 10,387 Yes
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 836,971 22.2 4,151 855,935 21.7 9,176 Yes
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 814,936 21.6 4,102 910,746 23.1 8,911 Yes
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 92,776 2.5 1,448 105,765 2.7 3,162 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 30.0 29.4
Drove alone 27.2 26.6
Carpooled 30.1 29.7
Public transportation 57.4 54.9
Taxicab, motorcycle, walk,bicycle, other means 17.1 16.2

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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