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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 -- 4,081,395 100.0 -- --
Drove alone 2,828,305 73.0 0.1 2,940,968 72.1 0.2 Yes
2-person carpool 311,145 8.0 0.1 279,215 6.8 0.2 Yes
3-person carpool 55,190 1.4 0.0 51,862 1.3 0.1 Yes
4-person carpool 21,515 0.6 0.0 22,179 0.5 0.1 No
5- or 6-person carpool 12,965 0.3 0.0 12,956 0.3 0.0 No
7 or more person carpool 11,480 0.3 0.0 11,679 0.3 0.0 No
Bus or trolley bus 213,065 5.5 0.1 254,232 6.2 0.1 Yes
Streetcar or trolley car 1,520 0.0 0.0 3,937 0.1 0.0 Yes
Subway or elevated 50,280 1.3 0.0 59,460 1.5 0.1 Yes
Railroad 93,865 2.4 0.0 95,743 2.3 0.1 No
Ferryboat 4,905 0.1 0.0 8,933 0.2 0.0 Yes
Bicycle 9,140 0.2 0.0 11,918 0.3 0.0 Yes
Walked 121,305 3.1 0.0 135,136 3.3 0.1 Yes
Taxicab 7,880 0.2 0.0 7,985 0.2 0.0 No
Motorcycle 1,830 0.0 0.0 2,640 0.1 0.0 Yes
Other means 25,485 0.7 0.0 51,719 1.3 0.1 Yes
Worked at home 106,555 2.7 0.0 130,833 3.2 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 3,876,435 100.0 -- 4,081,395 100.0 -- --
Drove alone 2,828,305 73.0 0.1 2,940,968 72.1 0.2 Yes
Carpooled 412,295 10.6 0.1 377,891 9.3 0.2 Yes
Public transportation 363,635 9.4 0.1 422,305 10.3 0.1 Yes
Walked 121,305 3.1 0.0 135,136 3.3 0.1 Yes
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 44,335 1.1 0.0 74,262 1.8 0.1 Yes
Worked at home 106,555 2.7 0.0 130,833 3.2 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 3,769,877 100.0 -- 3,950,562 100.0 -- --
Less than 10 minutes 446,839 11.9 0.1 480,332 12.2 0.2 Yes
10 to 14 482,988 12.8 0.1 498,527 12.6 0.2 Yes
15 to 19 510,571 13.5 0.1 529,808 13.4 0.2 No
20 to 29 707,693 18.8 0.1 735,288 18.6 0.2 No
30 to 44 758,258 20.1 0.1 810,459 20.5 0.2 Yes
45 to 59 352,609 9.4 0.1 368,991 9.3 0.1 No
60 or more 510,919 13.6 0.1 527,157 13.3 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 3,769,877 100.0 -- 3,950,562 100.0 -- --
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 207,338 5.5 0.1 252,205 6.4 0.1 Yes
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 666,582 17.7 0.1 707,622 17.9 0.2 No
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 1,151,274 30.5 0.1 1,118,289 28.3 0.3 Yes
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 836,971 22.2 0.1 855,935 21.7 0.2 Yes
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 814,936 21.6 0.1 910,746 23.1 0.2 Yes
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 92,776 2.5 0.0 105,765 2.7 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 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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