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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 18,976,457 -- 19,280,753 -- --
Persons in Households 2 18,395,693 -- 18,675,790 -- --
Total Households 3 7,060,595 3,052 7,096,035 9,675 Yes
Average Household Size 4 2.61 -- 2.63 -- --
Average Vehicles per Household 5 1.22 -- 1.27 0.00 --
 
Persons in Group Quarters 6 580,764 -- 604,963 -- --
 
Total Workers 7 8,406,697 8,756 8,978,601 16,617 Yes
Workers at Work 8 8,211,916 8,733 8,686,199 18,304 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 8,211,915 100.0 8,733 8,686,199 100.0 18,304 Yes
Drove alone 4,620,180 56.3 7,565 4,715,258 54.3 16,755 Yes
2-person carpool 590,255 7.2 3,060 516,571 5.9 7,547 Yes
3-person carpool 96,470 1.2 1,254 79,681 0.9 2,686 Yes
4-person carpool 36,110 0.4 768 28,917 0.3 1,644 Yes
5- or 6-person carpool 16,645 0.2 522 16,545 0.2 1,634 No
7 or more person carpool 17,435 0.2 534 17,054 0.2 1,677 No
Bus or trolley bus 475,390 5.8 2,755 604,637 7.0 8,724 Yes
Streetcar or trolley car 6,060 0.1 315 15,290 0.2 1,265 Yes
Subway or elevated 1,217,010 14.8 4,318 1,416,329 16.3 12,977 Yes
Railroad 228,215 2.8 1,921 236,387 2.7 4,111 Yes
Ferryboat 11,625 0.1 436 9,636 0.1 1,068 Yes
Bicycle 25,035 0.3 640 36,297 0.4 2,639 Yes
Walked 511,720 6.2 2,855 539,238 6.2 8,313 Yes
Taxicab 67,895 0.8 1,052 65,703 0.8 2,892 No
Motorcycle 3,625 0.0 244 8,057 0.1 806 Yes
Other means 40,375 0.5 812 56,131 0.6 2,643 Yes
Worked at home 247,870 3.0 2,001 324,468 3.7 6,358 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 8,211,915 100.0 8,733 8,686,199 100.0 18,304 Yes
Drove alone 4,620,180 56.3 7,565 4,715,258 54.3 16,755 Yes
Carpooled 756,915 9.2 3,449 658,768 7.6 9,075 Yes
Public transportation 1,938,300 23.6 5,338 2,282,279 26.3 14,348 Yes
Walked 511,720 6.2 2,855 539,238 6.2 8,313 Yes
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 136,930 1.7 1,492 166,188 1.9 4,926 Yes
Worked at home 247,870 3.0 2,001 324,468 3.7 6,358 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 7,964,047 100.0 8,698 8,361,731 100.0 19,255 Yes
Less than 10 minutes 899,306 11.3 3,745 956,927 11.4 9,193 Yes
10 to 14 956,590 12.0 3,856 958,247 11.5 9,929 No
15 to 19 1,020,084 12.8 3,975 1,040,388 12.4 9,557 Yes
20 to 29 1,413,141 17.7 4,627 1,496,980 17.9 12,175 Yes
30 to 44 1,602,721 20.1 4,901 1,732,321 20.7 12,914 Yes
45 to 59 806,556 10.1 3,556 828,669 9.9 9,872 Yes
60 or more 1,265,649 15.9 4,398 1,348,199 16.1 11,842 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 7,964,047 100.0 8,698 8,361,731 100.0 19,255 Yes
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 428,154 5.4 2,618 505,517 6.0 6,882 Yes
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 1,280,331 16.1 4,421 1,374,493 16.4 12,014 Yes
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 2,361,285 29.6 5,818 2,296,472 27.5 14,637 Yes
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 1,758,773 22.1 5,111 1,835,383 21.9 15,291 Yes
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 1,940,942 24.4 5,341 2,129,753 25.5 14,883 Yes
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 194,562 2.4 1,776 220,113 2.6 5,112 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 31.0 31.2
Drove alone 25.5 24.5
Carpooled 31.4 29.6
Public transportation 51.5 50.2
Taxicab, motorcycle, walk,bicycle, other means 17.0 15.5

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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