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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 -- 2,710,078 100.0 -- --
Drove alone 2,140,375 81.7 0.1 2,258,112 83.3 0.2 Yes
2-person carpool 257,955 9.9 0.1 215,350 7.9 0.2 Yes
3-person carpool 44,145 1.7 0.0 36,552 1.3 0.1 Yes
4-person carpool 14,755 0.6 0.0 13,157 0.5 0.0 Yes
5- or 6-person carpool 7,675 0.3 0.0 5,914 0.2 0.0 Yes
7 or more person carpool 3,790 0.1 0.0 4,381 0.2 0.0 No
Bus or trolley bus 18,845 0.7 0.0 19,938 0.7 0.1 No
Streetcar or trolley car 275 0.0 0.0 159 0.0 0.0 No
Subway or elevated 205 0.0 0.0 232 0.0 0.0 No
Railroad 90 0.0 0.0 150 0.0 0.0 No
Ferryboat 90 0.0 0.0 39 0.0 0.0 No
Bicycle 2,330 0.1 0.0 2,752 0.1 0.0 No
Walked 39,690 1.5 0.0 40,966 1.5 0.1 No
Taxicab 1,660 0.1 0.0 1,305 0.0 0.0 No
Motorcycle 1,715 0.1 0.0 3,210 0.1 0.0 Yes
Other means 17,310 0.7 0.0 22,425 0.8 0.1 Yes
Worked at home 67,500 2.6 0.0 85,436 3.2 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 2,618,405 100.0 -- 2,710,078 100.0 -- --
Drove alone 2,140,375 81.7 0.1 2,258,112 83.3 0.2 Yes
Carpooled 328,320 12.5 0.1 275,354 10.2 0.2 Yes
Public transportation 19,505 0.7 0.0 20,518 0.8 0.1 No
Walked 39,690 1.5 0.0 40,966 1.5 0.1 No
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 23,015 0.9 0.0 29,692 1.1 0.1 Yes
Worked at home 67,500 2.6 0.0 85,436 3.2 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 2,550,906 100.0 -- 2,624,642 100.0 -- --
Less than 10 minutes 332,439 13.0 0.1 350,602 13.4 0.2 Yes
10 to 14 382,474 15.0 0.1 379,158 14.4 0.2 Yes
15 to 19 441,464 17.3 0.1 445,418 17.0 0.3 Yes
20 to 29 567,380 22.2 0.1 597,403 22.8 0.3 Yes
30 to 44 504,461 19.8 0.1 524,697 20.0 0.3 No
45 to 59 174,982 6.9 0.1 189,514 7.2 0.2 Yes
60 or more 147,706 5.8 0.1 137,850 5.3 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 2,550,906 100.0 -- 2,624,642 100.0 -- --
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 215,224 8.4 0.1 235,117 9.0 0.2 Yes
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 574,195 22.5 0.1 574,730 21.9 0.3 Yes
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 785,912 30.8 0.1 758,795 28.9 0.3 Yes
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 312,491 12.3 0.1 345,282 13.2 0.2 Yes
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 567,883 22.3 0.1 605,131 23.1 0.3 Yes
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 95,201 3.7 0.1 105,587 4.0 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 23.6
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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Updated: 05/12/2011
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