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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 8,049,313 -- 8,869,861 -- --
Persons in Households 2 7,795,305 -- 8,596,744 -- --
Total Households 3 3,133,282 2,385 3,471,751 8,312 Yes
Average Household Size 4 2.49 -- 2.48 -- --
Average Vehicles per Household 5 1.81 -- 1.87 0.01 --
 
Persons in Group Quarters 6 254,008 -- 273,117 -- --
 
Total Workers 7 3,915,588 5,738 4,208,299 11,854 Yes
Workers at Work 8 3,837,773 5,734 4,078,167 10,192 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 3,837,775 100.0 5,734 4,078,167 100.0 10,192 Yes
Drove alone 3,046,665 79.4 5,568 3,259,410 79.9 12,490 Yes
2-person carpool 400,360 10.4 2,496 362,580 8.9 6,139 Yes
3-person carpool 81,335 2.1 1,148 71,385 1.8 2,901 Yes
4-person carpool 30,150 0.8 701 30,894 0.8 2,887 No
5- or 6-person carpool 16,870 0.4 525 17,629 0.4 1,734 No
7 or more person carpool 9,550 0.2 395 13,853 0.3 1,812 Yes
Bus or trolley bus 28,055 0.7 677 38,188 0.9 2,317 Yes
Streetcar or trolley car 385 0.0 79 195 0.0 121 Yes
Subway or elevated 525 0.0 93 549 0.0 208 No
Railroad 480 0.0 89 130 0.0 86 Yes
Ferryboat 275 0.0 67 582 0.0 290 Yes
Bicycle 6,840 0.2 334 8,813 0.2 906 Yes
Walked 74,145 1.9 1,097 73,919 1.8 2,947 No
Taxicab 5,085 0.1 288 3,482 0.1 728 Yes
Motorcycle 3,610 0.1 243 6,855 0.2 829 Yes
Other means 30,490 0.8 705 39,355 1.0 2,505 Yes
Worked at home 102,950 2.7 1,290 150,348 3.7 3,917 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 3,837,775 100.0 5,734 4,078,167 100.0 10,192 Yes
Drove alone 3,046,665 79.4 5,568 3,259,410 79.9 12,490 Yes
Carpooled 538,265 14.0 2,868 496,341 12.2 6,984 Yes
Public transportation 29,720 0.8 696 39,644 1.0 2,344 Yes
Walked 74,145 1.9 1,097 73,919 1.8 2,947 No
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 46,025 1.2 866 58,505 1.4 2,804 Yes
Worked at home 102,950 2.7 1,290 150,348 3.7 3,917 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 3,734,822 100.0 5,725 3,927,819 100.0 10,910 Yes
Less than 10 minutes 503,941 13.5 2,781 564,052 14.4 7,827 Yes
10 to 14 604,412 16.2 3,025 604,495 15.4 6,157 No
15 to 19 670,644 18.0 3,172 678,385 17.3 7,885 No
20 to 29 818,464 21.9 3,469 882,618 22.5 8,954 Yes
30 to 44 689,187 18.5 3,212 733,657 18.7 8,223 Yes
45 to 59 233,614 6.3 1,927 254,286 6.5 4,889 Yes
60 or more 214,560 5.7 1,849 210,326 5.4 5,538 No
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 3,734,822 100.0 5,725 3,927,819 100.0 10,910 Yes
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 257,274 6.9 2,019 289,221 7.4 5,950 Yes
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 812,928 21.8 3,459 830,914 21.2 9,594 Yes
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 1,248,405 33.4 4,156 1,194,523 30.4 10,310 Yes
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 553,317 14.8 2,904 618,275 15.7 7,459 Yes
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 762,276 20.4 3,361 873,293 22.2 8,148 Yes
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 100,622 2.7 1,275 121,593 3.1 3,575 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 24.0 23.2
Drove alone 23.3 22.6
Carpooled 27.8 27.4
Public transportation 40.7 38.3
Taxicab, motorcycle, walk,bicycle, other means 19.2 18.1

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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