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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 -- 3,741,233 100.0 -- --
Drove alone 2,685,915 77.1 0.1 2,886,687 77.2 0.2 No
2-person carpool 329,960 9.5 0.1 310,779 8.3 0.2 Yes
3-person carpool 69,340 2.0 0.0 64,953 1.7 0.1 Yes
4-person carpool 22,850 0.7 0.0 21,737 0.6 0.1 Yes
5- or 6-person carpool 10,110 0.3 0.0 9,634 0.3 0.0 No
7 or more person carpool 8,835 0.3 0.0 11,659 0.3 0.0 Yes
Bus or trolley bus 56,840 1.6 0.0 70,041 1.9 0.1 Yes
Streetcar or trolley car 395 0.0 0.0 1,292 0.0 0.0 Yes
Subway or elevated 56,225 1.6 0.0 64,410 1.7 0.1 Yes
Railroad 6,000 0.2 0.0 9,690 0.3 0.0 Yes
Ferryboat 335 0.0 0.0 357 0.0 0.0 No
Bicycle 7,930 0.2 0.0 9,198 0.2 0.0 No
Walked 80,485 2.3 0.0 84,929 2.3 0.1 No
Taxicab 4,370 0.1 0.0 4,224 0.1 0.0 No
Motorcycle 3,180 0.1 0.0 5,180 0.1 0.0 Yes
Other means 28,985 0.8 0.0 29,964 0.8 0.1 No
Worked at home 110,065 3.2 0.0 156,499 4.2 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 3,481,820 100.0 -- 3,741,233 100.0 -- --
Drove alone 2,685,915 77.1 0.1 2,886,687 77.2 0.2 No
Carpooled 441,095 12.7 0.1 418,762 11.2 0.2 Yes
Public transportation 119,795 3.4 0.0 145,790 3.9 0.1 Yes
Walked 80,485 2.3 0.0 84,929 2.3 0.1 No
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 44,465 1.3 0.0 48,566 1.3 0.1 No
Worked at home 110,065 3.2 0.0 156,499 4.2 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 3,371,753 100.0 -- 3,584,734 100.0 -- --
Less than 10 minutes 381,289 11.3 0.1 428,494 12.0 0.2 Yes
10 to 14 448,126 13.3 0.1 462,915 12.9 0.2 Yes
15 to 19 530,128 15.7 0.1 554,517 15.5 0.2 Yes
20 to 29 730,763 21.7 0.1 759,398 21.2 0.2 Yes
30 to 44 709,821 21.1 0.1 744,167 20.8 0.2 Yes
45 to 59 289,734 8.6 0.1 308,046 8.6 0.2 No
60 or more 281,892 8.4 0.1 327,197 9.1 0.2 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 -- 3,584,734 100.0 -- --
5:00 - 5:59 a.m. 265,340 7.9 0.1 321,884 9.0 0.2 Yes
6:00 - 6:59 a.m. 689,343 20.4 0.1 729,614 20.4 0.2 No
7:00 - 7:59 a.m. 1,018,003 30.2 0.1 997,649 27.8 0.3 Yes
8:00 - 8:59 a.m. 600,018 17.8 0.1 632,879 17.7 0.2 No
9:00 - 11:59 p.m. 692,932 20.6 0.1 764,761 21.3 0.3 Yes
12:00 a.m. - 4:59 a.m. 106,117 3.1 0.0 137,947 3.8 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 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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