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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 12,281,054 -- 12,400,959 -- --
Persons in Households 2 11,847,607 -- 11,938,301 -- --
Total Households 3 4,779,186 2,648 4,858,509 7,082 Yes
Average Household Size 4 2.48 -- 2.46 -- --
Average Vehicles per Household 5 1.60 -- 1.69 0.01 --
 
Persons in Group Quarters 6 433,447 -- 462,658 -- --
 
Total Workers 7 5,661,126 7,068 5,834,265 11,542 Yes
Workers at Work 8 5,556,311 7,058 5,665,561 12,531 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 5,556,310 100.0 -- 5,665,561 100.0 -- --
Drove alone 4,247,835 76.5 0.1 4,337,393 76.6 0.1 No
2-person carpool 470,175 8.5 0.0 434,543 7.7 0.1 Yes
3-person carpool 67,610 1.2 0.0 65,769 1.2 0.0 Yes
4-person carpool 22,720 0.4 0.0 23,773 0.4 0.0 No
5- or 6-person carpool 9,835 0.2 0.0 12,799 0.2 0.0 Yes
7 or more person carpool 7,030 0.1 0.0 11,307 0.2 0.0 Yes
Bus or trolley bus 198,035 3.6 0.0 208,536 3.7 0.1 Yes
Streetcar or trolley car 8,215 0.1 0.0 6,915 0.1 0.0 Yes
Subway or elevated 34,725 0.6 0.0 32,228 0.6 0.0 Yes
Railroad 43,455 0.8 0.0 44,156 0.8 0.0 No
Ferryboat 400 0.0 0.0 247 0.0 0.0 Yes
Bicycle 14,000 0.3 0.0 17,531 0.3 0.0 Yes
Walked 229,725 4.1 0.0 232,411 4.1 0.1 No
Taxicab 4,870 0.1 0.0 4,699 0.1 0.0 No
Motorcycle 3,235 0.1 0.0 7,629 0.1 0.0 Yes
Other means 29,805 0.5 0.0 35,852 0.6 0.0 Yes
Worked at home 164,645 3.0 0.0 189,773 3.3 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 5,556,310 100.0 -- 5,665,561 100.0 -- --
Drove alone 4,247,835 76.5 0.1 4,337,393 76.6 0.1 No
Carpooled 577,370 10.4 0.1 548,191 9.7 0.1 Yes
Public transportation 284,830 5.1 0.0 292,082 5.2 0.1 No
Walked 229,725 4.1 0.0 232,411 4.1 0.1 No
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 51,910 0.9 0.0 65,711 1.2 0.0 Yes
Worked at home 164,645 3.0 0.0 189,773 3.3 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 5,391,665 100.0 -- 5,475,788 100.0 -- --
Less than 10 minutes 812,411 15.1 0.1 841,880 15.4 0.2 Yes
10 to 14 825,199 15.3 0.1 795,261 14.5 0.1 Yes
15 to 19 836,006 15.5 0.1 817,538 14.9 0.2 Yes
20 to 29 1,110,249 20.6 0.1 1,140,289 20.8 0.2 Yes
30 to 44 992,200 18.4 0.1 1,032,539 18.9 0.1 Yes
45 to 59 407,516 7.6 0.0 423,170 7.7 0.1 Yes
60 or more 408,084 7.6 0.0 425,111 7.8 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 5,391,665 100.0 -- 5,475,788 100.0 -- --
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 395,172 7.3 0.0 466,598 8.5 0.1 Yes
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 1,078,444 20.0 0.1 1,088,750 19.9 0.2 No
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 1,586,340 29.4 0.1 1,465,262 26.8 0.2 Yes
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 893,205 16.6 0.1 915,922 16.7 0.2 No
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 1,266,200 23.5 0.1 1,336,963 24.4 0.1 Yes
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 172,304 3.2 0.0 202,293 3.7 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 25.0 25.1
Drove alone 24.1 24.1
Carpooled 28.2 28.2
Public transportation 45.6 45.4
Taxicab, motorcycle, walk,bicycle, other means 14.4 14.2

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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