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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 5,689,283 -- 6,073,646 -- --
Persons in Households 2 5,541,168 -- 5,921,252 -- --
Total Households 3 2,234,229 2,073 2,382,975 7,164 Yes
Average Household Size 4 2.48 -- 2.48 -- --
Average Vehicles per Household 5 1.80 -- 1.87 0.01 --
 
Persons in Group Quarters 6 148,115 -- 152,394 -- --
 
Total Workers 7 2,669,312 5,692 2,794,149 9,947 Yes
Workers at Work 8 2,618,404 5,685 2,710,078 10,989 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 2,618,405 100.0 5,685 2,710,078 100.0 10,989 Yes
Drove alone 2,140,375 81.7 5,525 2,258,112 83.3 10,977 Yes
2-person carpool 257,955 9.9 2,373 215,350 7.9 5,667 Yes
3-person carpool 44,145 1.7 1,001 36,552 1.3 2,229 Yes
4-person carpool 14,755 0.6 580 13,157 0.5 1,268 Yes
5- or 6-person carpool 7,675 0.3 419 5,914 0.2 822 Yes
7 or more person carpool 3,790 0.1 294 4,381 0.2 575 No
Bus or trolley bus 18,845 0.7 655 19,938 0.7 1,719 No
Streetcar or trolley car 275 0.0 79 159 0.0 123 No
Subway or elevated 205 0.0 68 232 0.0 118 No
Railroad 90 0.0 45 150 0.0 90 No
Ferryboat 90 0.0 45 39 0.0 37 No
Bicycle 2,330 0.1 231 2,752 0.1 566 No
Walked 39,690 1.5 949 40,966 1.5 2,288 No
Taxicab 1,660 0.1 195 1,305 0.0 381 No
Motorcycle 1,715 0.1 198 3,210 0.1 521 Yes
Other means 17,310 0.7 628 22,425 0.8 1,861 Yes
Worked at home 67,500 2.6 1,235 85,436 3.2 3,362 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 2,618,405 100.0 5,685 2,710,078 100.0 10,989 Yes
Drove alone 2,140,375 81.7 5,525 2,258,112 83.3 10,977 Yes
Carpooled 328,320 12.5 2,660 275,354 10.2 6,573 Yes
Public transportation 19,505 0.7 667 20,518 0.8 1,708 No
Walked 39,690 1.5 949 40,966 1.5 2,288 No
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 23,015 0.9 724 29,692 1.1 2,166 Yes
Worked at home 67,500 2.6 1,235 85,436 3.2 3,362 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 2,550,906 100.0 5,672 2,624,642 100.0 11,042 Yes
Less than 10 minutes 332,439 13.0 2,675 350,602 13.4 6,156 Yes
10 to 14 382,474 15.0 2,856 379,158 14.4 6,354 No
15 to 19 441,464 17.3 3,051 445,418 17.0 7,154 No
20 to 29 567,380 22.2 3,418 597,403 22.8 8,118 Yes
30 to 44 504,461 19.8 3,242 524,697 20.0 7,210 Yes
45 to 59 174,982 6.9 1,969 189,514 7.2 4,162 Yes
60 or more 147,706 5.8 1,814 137,850 5.3 3,629 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 2,550,906 100.0 5,672 2,624,642 100.0 11,042 Yes
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 215,224 8.4 2,176 235,117 9.0 4,280 Yes
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 574,195 22.5 3,436 574,730 21.9 7,535 No
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 785,912 30.8 3,935 758,795 28.9 8,206 Yes
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 312,491 12.3 2,599 345,282 13.2 5,434 Yes
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 567,883 22.3 3,419 605,131 23.1 8,264 Yes
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 95,201 3.7 1,463 105,587 4.0 3,228 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 23.6
Drove alone 23.8 23.2
Carpooled 28.4 27.5
Public transportation 43.9 39.0
Taxicab, motorcycle, walk,bicycle, other means 20.8 17.7

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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