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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 20,851,820 -- 23,385,340 -- --
Persons in Households 2 20,290,302 -- 22,789,848 -- --
Total Households 3 7,397,294 3,360 8,095,025 11,370 Yes
Average Household Size 4 2.74 -- 2.82 -- --
Average Vehicles per Household 5 1.70 -- 1.76 0.00 --
 
Persons in Group Quarters 6 561,518 -- 595,492 -- --
 
Total Workers 7 9,340,963 9,188 10,688,289 19,784 Yes
Workers at Work 8 9,157,875 9,170 10,391,858 20,510 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 9,157,875 100.0 9,170 10,391,858 100.0 20,510 Yes
Drove alone 7,115,590 77.7 8,760 8,174,901 78.7 23,241 Yes
2-person carpool 982,995 10.7 3,916 958,104 9.2 12,793 Yes
3-person carpool 201,600 2.2 1,808 194,517 1.9 5,921 Yes
4-person carpool 83,520 0.9 1,167 80,150 0.8 3,963 No
5- or 6-person carpool 40,660 0.4 815 41,503 0.4 2,980 No
7 or more person carpool 17,235 0.2 531 23,220 0.2 1,755 Yes
Bus or trolley bus 157,015 1.7 1,597 162,207 1.6 5,364 No
Streetcar or trolley car 1,670 0.0 165 1,803 0.0 562 No
Subway or elevated 2,370 0.0 197 4,976 0.0 531 Yes
Railroad 2,375 0.0 197 7,531 0.1 766 Yes
Ferryboat 740 0.0 110 329 0.0 152 Yes
Bicycle 21,550 0.2 594 24,576 0.2 2,152 Yes
Walked 173,670 1.9 1,679 188,223 1.8 5,148 Yes
Taxicab 6,100 0.1 316 6,152 0.1 937 No
Motorcycle 12,070 0.1 444 22,319 0.2 1,278 Yes
Other means 86,690 0.9 1,189 136,865 1.3 5,511 Yes
Worked at home 252,025 2.8 2,019 364,482 3.5 4,692 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 9,157,875 100.0 9,170 10,391,858 100.0 20,510 Yes
Drove alone 7,115,590 77.7 8,760 8,174,901 78.7 23,241 Yes
Carpooled 1,326,010 14.5 4,509 1,297,494 12.5 16,151 Yes
Public transportation 164,170 1.8 1,633 176,846 1.7 5,430 Yes
Walked 173,670 1.9 1,679 188,223 1.8 5,148 Yes
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 126,410 1.4 1,434 189,912 1.8 5,849 Yes
Worked at home 252,025 2.8 2,019 364,482 3.5 4,692 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 8,905,851 100.0 9,139 10,027,376 100.0 21,493 Yes
Less than 10 minutes 1,220,533 13.7 4,337 1,434,546 14.3 13,676 Yes
10 to 14 1,317,555 14.8 4,495 1,427,166 14.2 15,045 Yes
15 to 19 1,467,945 16.5 4,727 1,596,698 15.9 13,986 Yes
20 to 29 1,759,619 19.8 5,136 2,031,190 20.3 16,761 Yes
30 to 44 1,810,488 20.3 5,203 2,049,804 20.4 13,936 Yes
45 to 59 692,006 7.8 3,310 774,359 7.7 9,083 Yes
60 or more 637,705 7.2 3,181 713,613 7.1 8,896 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 8,905,851 100.0 9,139 10,027,376 100.0 21,493 Yes
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 665,483 7.5 3,248 882,071 8.8 9,794 Yes
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 1,785,433 20.0 5,170 2,047,211 20.4 13,712 Yes
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 3,037,212 34.1 6,518 3,024,760 30.2 17,463 No
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 1,312,257 14.7 4,487 1,491,122 14.9 11,636 Yes
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 1,824,105 20.5 5,220 2,197,591 21.9 17,300 Yes
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 281,361 3.2 2,132 384,621 3.8 6,314 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 24.7
Drove alone 24.5 23.9
Carpooled 28.2 28.3
Public transportation 47.6 46.1
Taxicab, motorcycle, walk,bicycle, other means 21.2 18.7

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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