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W1. Workplace Characteristics
W1. Workplace Characteristics Census 2000 2005-2007 ACS Is Change Significant
in number?
Number MOE(+/-) Number MOE(+/-)
Total Workers 1 2,739,790 5,790 2,956,170 8,982 Yes
Total Workers Excluding Home-based Workers 2 2,618,960 5,769 2,808,348 8,790 Yes
Mean Travel Time to Work (Minutes) 3 25.3 -- 25.1 0.2 --
Workers in Group Quarters 4 30,100 -- 31,296 -- --
W2. Total Workers by Sex
W2. Total Workers by Sex 5 CTPP2000 2005-2007 ACS Is Change Significant
in number?
Number Percent MOE(+/-) Number Percent MOE(+/-)
Total Workers 2,739,790 100.0 5,790 2,956,170 100.0 8,982 Yes
Male 1,482,305 54.1 5,037 1,606,039 54.3 5,593 Yes
Female 1,257,490 45.9 4,756 1,350,131 45.7 6,064 Yes
W3. Mode to Work
W3. Mode to Work 6 CTPP2000 2005-2007 ACS Is Change Significant
in number?
Number Percent MOE(+/-) Number Percent MOE (+/-)
Total Workers 2,739,790 100.0 5,790 2,956,170 100.0 8,982 Yes
Drove alone 2,007,655 73.3 5,502 2,161,949 73.1 9,150 Yes
2-person carpool 278,090 10.2 2,461 269,325 9.1 4,370 Yes
3-person carpool 44,160 1.6 1,001 41,897 1.4 2,135 No
4-person carpool 29,875 1.1 824 30,812 1.0 1,417 No
Bus or trolley bus 122,655 4.5 1,657 139,537 4.7 864 Yes
Streetcar or trolley car 495 0.0 106 162 0.0 123 Yes
Subway or elevated 465 0.0 103 283 0.0 129 Yes
Railroad 290 0.0 81 4,410 0.1 39 Yes
Ferryboat 8,900 0.3 451 8,374 0.3 913 No
Bicycle 16,135 0.6 607 20,511 0.7 412 Yes
Walked 88,460 3.2 1,412 101,095 3.4 1,814 Yes
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 21,775 0.8 704 29,993 1.0 1,374 Yes
Worked at home 120,830 4.4 1,645 147,822 5.0 2,069 Yes
W3.C. Mode to Work (Collapsed)
W3.C. Mode to Work (Collapsed) 7 CTPP2000 2005-2007 ACS Is Change Significant
in number?
Number Percent MOE(+/-) Number Percent MOE (+/-)
Total Workers 2,739,790 100.0 5,790 2,956,170 100.0 8,982 Yes
Drove alone 2,007,655 73.3 5,502 2,161,949 73.1 9,150 Yes
Carpooled 352,125 12.9 2,751 342,034 11.6 7,207 Yes
Public transportation 132,805 4.8 1,723 152,766 5.2 3,855 Yes
Walked 88,460 3.2 1,412 101,095 3.4 1,814 Yes
Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle, other means 37,910 1.4 928 50,504 1.7 1,475 Yes
Worked at home 120,830 4.4 1,645 147,822 5.0 2,069 Yes

Notes:

1 CTPP2000 Table 2-001 and 2005-2007 ACS Table C08601

2 CTPP2000 Table 2-002 and 2005-2007 ACS Table C08601

3 CTPP2000 Table 2-056 and 2005-2007 ACS Table S0804

4 CTPP2000 Table 2-030 and 2005-2007 ACS Table S0804

5 CTPP2000 Table 2-002 and 2005-2007 ACS Table C08406

6 CTPP2000 Table 2-002 and 2005-2007 ACS Table B08406

7 CTPP2000 Table 2-002 and 2005-2007 ACS Table C08601

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