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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 -- 4,078,167 100.0 -- --
Drove alone 3,046,665 79.4 0.1 3,259,410 79.9 0.2 Yes
2-person carpool 400,360 10.4 0.1 362,580 8.9 0.1 Yes
3-person carpool 81,335 2.1 0.0 71,385 1.8 0.1 Yes
4-person carpool 30,150 0.8 0.0 30,894 0.8 0.1 No
5- or 6-person carpool 16,870 0.4 0.0 17,629 0.4 0.0 No
7 or more person carpool 9,550 0.2 0.0 13,853 0.3 0.0 Yes
Bus or trolley bus 28,055 0.7 0.0 38,188 0.9 0.1 Yes
Streetcar or trolley car 385 0.0 0.0 195 0.0 0.0 Yes
Subway or elevated 525 0.0 0.0 549 0.0 0.0 No
Railroad 480 0.0 0.0 130 0.0 0.0 Yes
Ferryboat 275 0.0 0.0 582 0.0 0.0 No
Bicycle 6,840 0.2 0.0 8,813 0.2 0.0 Yes
Walked 74,145 1.9 0.0 73,919 1.8 0.1 Yes
Taxicab 5,085 0.1 0.0 3,482 0.1 0.0 Yes
Motorcycle 3,610 0.1 0.0 6,855 0.2 0.0 Yes
Other means 30,490 0.8 0.0 39,355 1.0 0.1 Yes
Worked at home 102,950 2.7 0.0 150,348 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 3,837,775 100.0 -- 4,078,167 100.0 -- --
Drove alone 3,046,665 79.4 0.1 3,259,410 79.9 0.2 Yes
Carpooled 538,265 14.0 0.1 496,341 12.2 0.2 Yes
Public transportation 29,720 0.8 0.0 39,644 1.0 0.1 Yes
Walked 74,145 1.9 0.0 73,919 1.8 0.1 Yes
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 46,025 1.2 0.0 58,505 1.4 0.1 Yes
Worked at home 102,950 2.7 0.0 150,348 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 3,734,822 100.0 -- 3,927,819 100.0 -- --
Less than 10 minutes 503,941 13.5 0.1 564,052 14.4 0.2 Yes
10 to 14 604,412 16.2 0.1 604,495 15.4 0.2 Yes
15 to 19 670,644 18.0 0.1 678,385 17.3 0.2 Yes
20 to 29 818,464 21.9 0.1 882,618 22.5 0.2 Yes
30 to 44 689,187 18.5 0.1 733,657 18.7 0.2 Yes
45 to 59 233,614 6.3 0.1 254,286 6.5 0.1 Yes
60 or more 214,560 5.7 0.0 210,326 5.4 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 3,734,822 100.0 -- 3,927,819 100.0 -- --
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 257,274 6.9 0.1 289,221 7.4 0.2 Yes
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 812,928 21.8 0.1 830,914 21.2 0.2 Yes
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 1,248,405 33.4 0.1 1,194,523 30.4 0.2 Yes
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 553,317 14.8 0.1 618,275 15.7 0.2 Yes
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 762,276 20.4 0.1 873,293 22.2 0.2 Yes
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 100,622 2.7 0.0 121,593 3.1 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 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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