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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 1,048,319 -- 1,062,065 -- --
Persons in Households 2 1,009,430 -- 1,022,616 -- --
Total Households 3 408,412 817 404,549 2,211 Yes
Average Household Size 4 2.47 -- 2.53 -- --
Average Vehicles per Household 5 1.61 -- 1.74 0.02 --
 
Persons in Group Quarters 6 38,889 -- 39,449 -- --
 
Total Workers 7 504,494 2,446 529,390 3,882 Yes
Workers at Work 8 490,905 2,443 508,327 3,367 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 490,905 100.0 2,443 508,327 100.0 3,367 Yes
Drove alone 393,320 80.1 2,371 410,833 80.8 4,028 Yes
2-person carpool 41,360 8.4 953 36,067 7.1 2,091 Yes
3-person carpool 5,735 1.2 361 5,272 1.0 983 No
4-person carpool 1,770 0.4 201 2,394 0.5 538 Yes
5- or 6-person carpool 1,130 0.2 161 869 0.2 397 No
7 or more person carpool 1,010 0.2 152 713 0.1 278 No
Bus or trolley bus 9,170 1.9 456 10,348 2.0 1,215 No
Streetcar or trolley car 275 0.1 79 129 0.0 101 Yes
Subway or elevated 235 0.0 73 405 0.1 152 Yes
Railroad 2,015 0.4 214 2,675 0.5 451 Yes
Ferryboat 115 0.0 51 30 0.0 42 Yes
Bicycle 1,340 0.3 175 1,195 0.2 354 No
Walked 18,715 3.8 648 16,185 3.2 1,545 Yes
Taxicab 380 0.1 93 323 0.1 177 No
Motorcycle 215 0.0 70 356 0.1 167 No
Other means 3,120 0.6 267 5,651 1.1 959 Yes
Worked at home 10,995 2.2 499 14,882 2.9 1,090 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 490,905 100.0 2,443 508,327 100.0 3,367 Yes
Drove alone 393,320 80.1 2,371 410,833 80.8 4,028 Yes
Carpooled 51,005 10.4 1,053 45,315 8.9 2,382 Yes
Public transportation 11,810 2.4 517 13,587 2.7 1,284 Yes
Walked 18,715 3.8 648 16,185 3.2 1,545 Yes
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 5,055 1.0 339 7,525 1.5 1,103 Yes
Worked at home 10,995 2.2 499 14,882 2.9 1,090 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 479,910 100.0 2,439 493,445 100.0 3,363 Yes
Less than 10 minutes 75,505 15.7 1,266 78,859 16.0 2,941 Yes
10 to 14 85,107 17.7 1,337 77,039 15.6 2,557 Yes
15 to 19 83,738 17.4 1,327 86,041 17.4 2,802 No
20 to 29 106,557 22.2 1,479 109,279 22.1 3,058 No
30 to 44 77,034 16.1 1,278 85,430 17.3 2,500 Yes
45 to 59 25,297 5.3 751 29,598 6.0 1,643 Yes
60 or more 26,672 5.6 771 27,199 5.5 1,663 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 479,910 100.0 2,439 493,445 100.0 3,363 Yes
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 26,203 5.5 764 28,394 5.8 1,872 Yes
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 91,709 19.1 1,383 98,759 20.0 2,830 Yes
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 142,096 29.6 1,676 136,816 27.7 3,588 Yes
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 93,178 19.4 1,393 91,149 18.5 2,835 No
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 115,003 24.0 1,530 125,204 25.4 3,067 Yes
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 11,721 2.4 515 13,123 2.7 964 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 22.0 22.7
Drove alone 22.1 22.1
Carpooled 24.0 25.0
Public transportation 45.5 49.4
Taxicab, motorcycle, walk,bicycle, other means 14.1 12.8

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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