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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 7,078,515 -- 7,636,644 -- --
Persons in Households 2 6,846,703 -- 7,393,109 -- --
Total Households 3 2,700,335 2,082 2,909,223 6,933 Yes
Average Household Size 4 2.54 -- 2.54 -- --
Average Vehicles per Household 5 1.83 -- 1.94 0.01 --
 
Persons in Group Quarters 6 231,812 -- 243,535 -- --
 
Total Workers 7 3,543,538 6,361 3,849,899 11,228 Yes
Workers at Work 8 3,481,820 6,360 3,741,233 10,271 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 3,481,820 100.0 6,360 3,741,233 100.0 10,271 Yes
Drove alone 2,685,915 77.1 6,173 2,886,687 77.2 11,379 Yes
2-person carpool 329,960 9.5 2,682 310,779 8.3 6,746 Yes
3-person carpool 69,340 2.0 1,253 64,953 1.7 3,273 Yes
4-person carpool 22,850 0.7 722 21,737 0.6 2,086 No
5- or 6-person carpool 10,110 0.3 480 9,634 0.3 1,231 No
7 or more person carpool 8,835 0.3 449 11,659 0.3 1,114 Yes
Bus or trolley bus 56,840 1.6 1,135 70,041 1.9 3,287 Yes
Streetcar or trolley car 395 0.0 95 1,292 0.0 394 Yes
Subway or elevated 56,225 1.6 1,129 64,410 1.7 2,398 Yes
Railroad 6,000 0.2 370 9,690 0.3 887 Yes
Ferryboat 335 0.0 88 357 0.0 225 No
Bicycle 7,930 0.2 426 9,198 0.2 962 Yes
Walked 80,485 2.3 1,349 84,929 2.3 3,186 Yes
Taxicab 4,370 0.1 316 4,224 0.1 696 No
Motorcycle 3,180 0.1 270 5,180 0.1 591 Yes
Other means 28,985 0.8 812 29,964 0.8 2,251 No
Worked at home 110,065 3.2 1,574 156,499 4.2 2,850 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 3,481,820 100.0 6,360 3,741,233 100.0 10,271 Yes
Drove alone 2,685,915 77.1 6,173 2,886,687 77.2 11,379 Yes
Carpooled 441,095 12.7 3,075 418,762 11.2 7,962 Yes
Public transportation 119,795 3.4 1,641 145,790 3.9 4,105 Yes
Walked 80,485 2.3 1,349 84,929 2.3 3,186 Yes
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 44,465 1.3 1,005 48,566 1.3 2,697 Yes
Worked at home 110,065 3.2 1,574 156,499 4.2 2,850 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 3,371,753 100.0 6,354 3,584,734 100.0 10,219 Yes
Less than 10 minutes 381,289 11.3 2,872 428,494 12.0 6,084 Yes
10 to 14 448,126 13.3 3,098 462,915 12.9 7,089 Yes
15 to 19 530,128 15.7 3,349 554,517 15.5 7,514 Yes
20 to 29 730,763 21.7 3,871 759,398 21.2 8,512 Yes
30 to 44 709,821 21.1 3,821 744,167 20.8 8,799 Yes
45 to 59 289,734 8.6 2,521 308,046 8.6 6,149 Yes
60 or more 281,892 8.4 2,488 327,197 9.1 5,864 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 3,371,753 100.0 6,354 3,584,734 100.0 10,219 Yes
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 265,340 7.9 2,417 321,884 9.0 5,840 Yes
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 689,343 20.4 3,772 729,614 20.4 8,724 Yes
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 1,018,003 30.2 4,464 997,649 27.8 10,222 Yes
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 600,018 17.8 3,544 632,879 17.7 7,519 Yes
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 692,932 20.6 3,781 764,761 21.3 10,276 Yes
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 106,117 3.1 1,546 137,947 3.8 3,566 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 27.0 26.8
Drove alone 25.7 25.6
Carpooled 31.9 31.3
Public transportation 45.1 46.4
Taxicab, motorcycle, walk,bicycle, other means 19.6 18.0

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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