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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 -- 508,327 100.0 -- --
Drove alone 393,320 80.1 0.3 410,833 80.8 0.6 Yes
2-person carpool 41,360 8.4 0.2 36,067 7.1 0.4 Yes
3-person carpool 5,735 1.2 0.1 5,272 1.0 0.2 No
4-person carpool 1,770 0.4 0.0 2,394 0.5 0.1 No
5- or 6-person carpool 1,130 0.2 0.0 869 0.2 0.1 No
7 or more person carpool 1,010 0.2 0.0 713 0.1 0.1 Yes
Bus or trolley bus 9,170 1.9 0.1 10,348 2.0 0.2 No
Streetcar or trolley car 275 0.1 0.0 129 0.0 0.0 Yes
Subway or elevated 235 0.0 0.0 405 0.1 0.0 No
Railroad 2,015 0.4 0.0 2,675 0.5 0.1 Yes
Ferryboat 115 0.0 0.0 30 0.0 0.0 Yes
Bicycle 1,340 0.3 0.0 1,195 0.2 0.1 No
Walked 18,715 3.8 0.1 16,185 3.2 0.3 Yes
Taxicab 380 0.1 0.0 323 0.1 0.0 No
Motorcycle 215 0.0 0.0 356 0.1 0.0 No
Other means 3,120 0.6 0.1 5,651 1.1 0.2 Yes
Worked at home 10,995 2.2 0.1 14,882 2.9 0.2 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 -- 508,327 100.0 -- --
Drove alone 393,320 80.1 0.3 410,833 80.8 0.6 Yes
Carpooled 51,005 10.4 0.2 45,315 8.9 0.5 Yes
Public transportation 11,810 2.4 0.1 13,587 2.7 0.3 No
Walked 18,715 3.8 0.1 16,185 3.2 0.3 Yes
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 5,055 1.0 0.1 7,525 1.5 0.2 Yes
Worked at home 10,995 2.2 0.1 14,882 2.9 0.2 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 -- 493,445 100.0 -- --
Less than 10 minutes 75,505 15.7 0.3 78,859 16.0 0.6 No
10 to 14 85,107 17.7 0.3 77,039 15.6 0.5 Yes
15 to 19 83,738 17.4 0.3 86,041 17.4 0.6 No
20 to 29 106,557 22.2 0.3 109,279 22.1 0.6 No
30 to 44 77,034 16.1 0.3 85,430 17.3 0.5 Yes
45 to 59 25,297 5.3 0.2 29,598 6.0 0.3 Yes
60 or more 26,672 5.6 0.2 27,199 5.5 0.3 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 -- 493,445 100.0 -- --
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 26,203 5.5 0.2 28,394 5.8 0.4 No
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 91,709 19.1 0.3 98,759 20.0 0.6 Yes
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 142,096 29.6 0.3 136,816 27.7 0.7 Yes
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 93,178 19.4 0.3 91,149 18.5 0.6 Yes
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 115,003 24.0 0.3 125,204 25.4 0.6 Yes
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 11,721 2.4 0.1 13,123 2.7 0.2 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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