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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 -- 8,686,199 100.0 -- --
Drove alone 4,620,180 56.3 0.1 4,715,258 54.3 0.2 Yes
2-person carpool 590,255 7.2 0.0 516,571 5.9 0.1 Yes
3-person carpool 96,470 1.2 0.0 79,681 0.9 0.0 Yes
4-person carpool 36,110 0.4 0.0 28,917 0.3 0.0 Yes
5- or 6-person carpool 16,645 0.2 0.0 16,545 0.2 0.0 No
7 or more person carpool 17,435 0.2 0.0 17,054 0.2 0.0 No
Bus or trolley bus 475,390 5.8 0.0 604,637 7.0 0.1 Yes
Streetcar or trolley car 6,060 0.1 0.0 15,290 0.2 0.0 Yes
Subway or elevated 1,217,010 14.8 0.1 1,416,329 16.3 0.1 Yes
Railroad 228,215 2.8 0.0 236,387 2.7 0.0 Yes
Ferryboat 11,625 0.1 0.0 9,636 0.1 0.0 Yes
Bicycle 25,035 0.3 0.0 36,297 0.4 0.0 Yes
Walked 511,720 6.2 0.0 539,238 6.2 0.1 No
Taxicab 67,895 0.8 0.0 65,703 0.8 0.0 Yes
Motorcycle 3,625 0.0 0.0 8,057 0.1 0.0 Yes
Other means 40,375 0.5 0.0 56,131 0.6 0.0 Yes
Worked at home 247,870 3.0 0.0 324,468 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 8,211,915 100.0 -- 8,686,199 100.0 -- --
Drove alone 4,620,180 56.3 0.1 4,715,258 54.3 0.2 Yes
Carpooled 756,915 9.2 0.0 658,768 7.6 0.1 Yes
Public transportation 1,938,300 23.6 0.1 2,282,279 26.3 0.2 Yes
Walked 511,720 6.2 0.0 539,238 6.2 0.1 No
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 136,930 1.7 0.0 166,188 1.9 0.1 Yes
Worked at home 247,870 3.0 0.0 324,468 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 7,964,047 100.0 -- 8,361,731 100.0 -- --
Less than 10 minutes 899,306 11.3 0.0 956,927 11.4 0.1 Yes
10 to 14 956,590 12.0 0.0 958,247 11.5 0.1 Yes
15 to 19 1,020,084 12.8 0.0 1,040,388 12.4 0.1 Yes
20 to 29 1,413,141 17.7 0.1 1,496,980 17.9 0.1 Yes
30 to 44 1,602,721 20.1 0.1 1,732,321 20.7 0.1 Yes
45 to 59 806,556 10.1 0.0 828,669 9.9 0.1 Yes
60 or more 1,265,649 15.9 0.1 1,348,199 16.1 0.1 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 -- 8,361,731 100.0 -- --
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 428,154 5.4 0.0 505,517 6.0 0.1 Yes
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 1,280,331 16.1 0.1 1,374,493 16.4 0.1 Yes
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 2,361,285 29.6 0.1 2,296,472 27.5 0.2 Yes
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 1,758,773 22.1 0.1 1,835,383 21.9 0.2 No
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 1,940,942 24.4 0.1 2,129,753 25.5 0.2 Yes
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 194,562 2.4 0.0 220,113 2.6 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 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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