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Census Transportation Planning Package 2000

CTPP Variables

Breakdown of Categories Associated with each Variable in the Standard CTPP Data Release

10 Character Name

Variable

Category No.

Categories

1

AGE12

Age (12)

1

Total, Age (12)

2

Under 16 years

3

16 and 17 years

4

18 to 20 years

5

21 to 24 years

6

25 to 34 years

7

35 to 44 years

8

45 to 54 years

9

55 to 61 years

10

62 to 64 years

11

65 to 74 years

12

75 years and over

2

AGE8

Age (8)

1

Total, Age (8)

2

Under 16 years

3

16 and 17 years

4

18 to 24 years

5

25 to 44 years

6

45 to 64 years

7

65 to 74 years

8

75 years and over

3

AGE4

Age (4)

1

Total, Age (4)

2

Under 55 years

3

55 to 64 years

4

65 years and over

4

HHLDR_AGE

Age of householder (9)

1

Total, Age of householder (9)

2

Householder less than 18 years

3

Householder 18 to 24 years

4

Householder 25 to 34 years

5

Householder 35 to 44 years

6

Householder 45 to 54 years

7

Householder 55 to 64 years

8

Householder 65 to 74 years

9

Householder 75 years and over

5

HH_YNGEST

Age group of youngest child in the household (5)

1

Total, Age group of youngest child (5)

2

No children under 18

3

Children under age 6

4

Children age 6 through 15

5

Children age 16 through 18

6

COW

Class of worker (8)

1

Total, Class of worker (8)

2

Private for-profit wage and salary workers

3

Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers

4

Local government workers

5

State government workers

6

Federal government workers

7

Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business

8

Unpaid family workers

7

ESR7

Employment status (7)

1

Total, Employment status (7)

2

Civilian Employed - At Work

3

Civilian Employed - Not At Work

4

Unemployed

5

In Armed Forces - At Work

6

In Armed Forces - Not At Work

7

Not in Labor Force

8

HHLDR_HISP

Hispanic origin of householder (3)

1

Total, Hispanic origin of householder (3)

2

Hispanic or Latino

3

Not Hispanic or Latino

9

HISPANIC

Hispanic origin (3)

1

Total, Hispanic origin (3)

2

Hispanic or Latino

3

Not Hispanic or Latino

10

USUAL_HRS

Hours worked per week in 1999 (7)

1

Total, Hours worked per week in 1999 (7)

2

Less than 15 hours

3

15 to 20 hours

4

21 to 34 hours

5

35 to 40 hour

6

41 to 55 hours

7

Greater than 55 hours

11

HH_PERGE16

Number of persons 16 and over in household (5)

1

Total, Number of persons 16 and over (5)

2

1-person 16 years or over

3

2-persons 16 years or over

4

3-persons 16 years or over

5

4-or-more-persons 16 years or over

12

HH_INC26

Household income in 1999 (26)

1

Total, Household income in 1999 (26)

2

Less than $5,000

3

$ 5,000-$ 9,999

4

$10,000-$12,499

5

$12,500-$14,999

6

$15,000-$17,499

7

$17,500-$19,999

8

$20,000-$22,499

9

$22,500-$24,999

10

$25,000-$27,499

11

$27,500-$29,999

12

$30,000-$32,499

13

$32,500-$34,999

14

$35,000-$37,499

15

$37,500-$39,999

16

$40,000-$42,499

17

$42,500-$44,999

18

$45,000-$47,499

19

$47,500-$49,999

20

$50,000-$54,999

21

$55,000-$59,999

22

$60,000-$74,999

23

$75,000-$99,999

24

$100,000-$124,999

25

$125,000-$149,999

26

$150,000 or more

13

HH_INC11

Household income in 1999 (11)

1

Total, Household income in 1999 (11)

2

Less than $10,000

3

$10,000-$14,999

4

$15,000-$24,999

5

$25,000-$34,999

6

$35,000-$44,999

7

$45,000-$59,999

8

$60,000-$74,999

9

$75,000-$99,999

10

$100,000-$124,999

11

$125,000 or more

14

HH_INC9

Household Income in 1999 (9)

1

Total, Household income in 1999 (9)

2

Less than $15,000

3

$15,000-$24,999

4

$25,000-$34,999

5

$35,000-$44,999

6

$45,000-$59,999

7

$60,000-$74,999

8

$75,000-$99,999

9

$100,000 or more

15

HH_INC5

Household Income in 1999 (5)

1

Total, Household income in 1999 (5)

2

Less than $25,000

3

$25,000-$44,999

4

$45,000-$74,999

5

$75,000 or more

16

HH_SIZE

Household size (5)

1

Total, Household size (5)

2

1-person household

3

2-person household

4

3-person household

5

4-or-more-person household

17

VEHICLES6

Vehicles available (6)

1

Total, Vehicles available (6)

2

0-vehicles

3

1-vehicle

4

2-vehicles

5

3-vehicles

6

4-or-more-vehicles

18

VEHICLES5

Vehicles available (5)

1

Total, Vehicles available (5)

2

0-vehicles

3

1-vehicle

4

2-vehicles

5

3-or-more-vehicles

19

VEHICLES4

Vehicles available (4)

1

Total, Vehicles available (4)

2

0-vehicles

3

1-vehicle

4

2-or-more-vehicles

20

VEHICLES3

Vehicles available (3)

1

Total, Vehicles available (3)

2

0-vehicles

3

1-or-more-vehicles

21

HH_WORKERS

Number of workers in household (6)

1

Total, Number of workers in household (6)

2

0-workers

3

1-worker

4

2-workers

5

3-workers

6

4-or-more-workers

22

INDUSTRY

Industry (15)

1

Total, Industry (15)

2

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting and mining

3

Construction

4

Manufacturing

5

Wholesale trade

6

Retail trade

7

Transportation and warehousing and utilities

8

Information

9

Finance, insurance, real estate and rental and leasing

10

Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services

11

Educational, health and social services

12

Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services

13

Other services (except public administration)

14

Public administration

15

Armed forces

23

YRS_IN_US

Length of US residence (5)

1

Total, Length of US residence (5)

2

Born in the United States

3

Arrived in the US since 1998

4

Arrived in the US between 1995 and 1997

5

Arrived in the US before 1995

24

MINORITY

Minority status (3)

1

Total, Minority status (3)

2

White alone

3

All others

25

DISAB_GE16

Disability status for persons 16 years of age and older (3)

1

Total, Disability of persons age 16 and over (3)

2

Persons age 16 and over with any disability

3

Persons age 16 and over with no disability

26

DISAB_GE5

Disability status for persons 5 years of age and older (3)

1

Total, Disability of persons age 5 and over (3)

2

Persons age 5 and over with any disability

3

Persons age 5 and over with no disability

27

MEANS18

Means of transportation to work (18)

1

Total, Means of Transportation (18)

2

Drove alone

3

2-person carpool

4

3-person carpool

5

4-person carpool

6

5-or-6-person carpool

7

7-or-more-person carpool

8

Bus or trolley bus

9

Streetcar or trolley car

10

Subway or elevated

11

Railroad

12

Ferryboat

13

Bicycle

14

Walked

15

Taxicab

16

Motorcycle

17

Other means

18

Worked at home

28

MEANS11

Means of transportation to work (11)

1

Total, Means of transportation (11)

2

Drove alone

3

2-person carpool

4

3-person carpool

5

4-or-more-person carpool

6

Bus or trolley bus

7

Streetcar, trolley car, subway, or elevated

8

Railroad or ferryboat

9

Bicycle or walked

10

Taxicab, motorcycle or other means

11

Worked at home

29

MEANS8

Means of transportation to work (8)

1

Total, Means of transportation (8)

2

Drove alone

3

2-person carpool

4

3-or-more-person carpool

5

Bus or trolley bus

6

Streetcar, subway, railroad or ferryboat

7

Bicycle, walked, taxicab, motorcycle or other means

8

Worked at home

30

MEANS5

Means of transportation to work (5)

1

Total, Means of transportation (5)

2

Drove alone

3

2-or-more-person carpool

4

Public transportation-excludes taxicab

5

All other means including taxicab and worked at home

31

OCCUPANCY

Occupancy status (3)

1

Total, Occupancy status (3)

2

Occupied

3

Vacant

32

OCCUPATION

Occupation (25)

1

Total, Occupation (25)

2

Management occupations

3

Farmers and farm managers

4

Business and financial operations specialists

5

Computer and mathematical occupations

6

Architecture and engineering occupations

7

Life, physical and social science occupations

8

Community and social service occupations

9

Legal occupations

10

Education, training and library occupations

11

Arts, design, entertainment, sports and media occupations

12

Healthcare practitioners and technicians occupations

13

Healthcare support occupations

14

Protective service occupations

15

Food preparation and serving related occupations

16

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

17

Personal care and service occupations

18

Sales and related occupations

19

Office and administrative support occupations

20

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

21

Construction and excavation occupations

22

Installation, maintenance and repairs occupations

23

Production occupations

24

Transportation and material moving occupations

25

Armed Forces

33

POVERTY

Poverty status in 1999 (4)

1

Total, Poverty status in 1999

2

Below poverty

3

With incomes between 100 and less than 150 percent of poverty

4

With incomes equal to or greater than 150 percent of poverty

34

RACE

Race of person (5)

1

Total, Race of person (5)

2

White alone

3

Black or African American alone

4

Asian alone

5

All Other, i.e., 2 or more races, Native Hawaian or Pacific Islander, American Indian or Alaska Native, Other race

35

HHLDR_RACE

Race of householder (5)

1

Total, Race of householder (5)

2

White alone

3

Black or African American alone

4

Asian alone

5

All Other, i.e., 2 or more races, Native Hawaian or Pacific Islander, American Indian or Alaska Native, Other race

36

HH_OR_GQ

Residence type (3)

1

Total, Residence type (3)

2

In households

3

In groupquarters

37

ENROLLMENT

School enrollment (7)

1

Total, School enrollment (7)

2

Enrolled in nursery school, preschool or kindergarten

3

Enrolled in grade 1 to grade 8

4

Enrolled in grade 9 to grade 12

5

Enrolled in college, graduate and professional school

6

Age 3 and over and not enrolled

7

Age under 3

38

SEX

Sex (3)

1

Total, Sex (3)

2

Male

3

Female

39

PHONE

Telephone availability (3)

1

Total, Telephone availability (3)

2

Have telephone

3

Do not have telephone

40

TENURE5

Tenure (5)

1

Total, Tenure (5)

2

Owned with mortgage

3

Owned without mortgage

4

Rented

5

Occupied without rent

41

TENURE3

Tenure (3)

1

Total, Tenure (3)

2

Owned

3

Rented or occupied without rent

42

TM_ARRVE40

Time arriving at work (40)

1

Total, Time arriving at work (40)

2

5:00 a m to 5:14 a m

3

5:15 a m to 5:29 a m

4

5:30 a m to 5:44 a m

5

5:45 a m to 5:59 a m

6

6:00 a m to 6:14 a m

7

6:15 a m to 6:29 a m

8

6:30 a m to 6:44 a m

9

6:45 a m to 6:59 a m

10

7:00 a m to 7:14 a m

11

7:15 a m to 7:29 a m

12

7:30 a m to 7:44 a m

13

7:45 a m to 7:59 a m

14

8:00 a m to 8:14 a m

15

8:15 a m to 8:29 a m

16

8:30 a m to 8:44 a m

17

8:45 a m to 8:59 a m

18

9:00 a m to 9:14 a m

19

9:15 a m to 9:29 a m

20

9:30 a m to 9:44 a m

21

9:45 a m to 9:59 a m

22

10:00 a m to 10:14 a m

23

10:15 a m to 10:29 a m

24

10:30 a m to 10:44 a m

25

10:45 a m to 10:59 a m

26

11:00 a m to 11:59 a m

27

12:00 p m to 12:59 a m

28

1:00 p m to 1:59 p m

29

2:00 p m to 2:59 p m

30

3:00 p m to 3:59 p m

31

4:00 p m to 4:59 p m

32

5:00 p m to 5:59 p m

33

6:00 p m to 6:59 p m

34

7:00 p m to 7:59 p m

35

8:00 p m to 8:59 p m

36

9:00 p m to 9:59 p m

37

10:00 p m to 10:59 p m

38

11:00 p m to 11:59 p m

39

12:00 a m to 4:59 a m

40

Worked at home

43

TM_ARRVE14

Time arriving at work (14)

1

Total, Time arriving at work (14)

2

5:00 a m to 6:29 a m

3

6:30 a m to 7:29 a m

4

7:30 a m to 8:29 a m

5

8:30 a m to 9:29 a m

6

9:30 a m to 9:59 a m

7

10:00 a m to 2:59 p m

8

3:00 p m to 3:59 p m

9

4:00 p m to 4:59 p m

10

5:00 p m to 5:59 p m

11

6:00 p m to 6:59 p m

12

7:00 p m to 11:59 p m

13

12:00 a m to 4:59 a m

14

Worked at home

44

TM_LEAVE40

Time leaving home to go to work (40)

1

Total, Time leaving home (40)

2

5:00 a m to 5:14 a m

3

5:15 a m to 5:29 a m

4

5:30 a m to 5:44 a m

5

5:45 a m to 5:59 a m

6

6:00 a m to 6:14 a m

7

6:15 a m to 6:29 a m

8

6:30 a m to 6:44 a m

9

6:45 a m to 6:59 a m

10

7:00 a m to 7:14 a m

11

7:15 a m to 7:29 a m

12

7:30 a m to 7:44 a m

13

7:45 a m to 7:59 a m

14

8:00 a m to 8:14 a m

15

8:15 a m to 8:29 a m

16

8:30 a m to 8:44 a m

17

8:45 a m to 8:59 a m

18

9:00 a m to 9:14 a m

19

9:15 a m to 9:29 a m

20

9:30 a m to 9:44 a m

21

9:45 a m to 9:59 a m

22

10:00 a m to 10:14 a m

23

10:15 a m to 10:29 a m

24

10:30 a m to 10:44 a m

25

10:45 a m to 10:59 a m

26

11:00 a m to 11:59 a m

27

12:00 p m to 12:59 p m

28

1:00 p m to 1:59 p m

29

2:00 p m to 2:59 p m

30

3:00 p m to 3:59 p m

31

4:00 p m to 4:59 p m

32

5:00 p m to 5:59 p m

33

6:00 p m to 6:59 p m

34

7:00 p m to 7:59 p m

35

8:00 p m to 8:59 p m

36

9:00 p m to 9:59 p m

37

10:00 p m to 10:59 p m

38

11:00 p m to 11:59 p m

39

12:00 a m to 4:59 a m

40

Worked at home

45

TM_LEAVE14

Time leaving home to go to work (14)

1

Total, Time leaving home (14)

2

5:00 a m to 6:29 a m

3

6:30 a m to 7:29 a m

4

7:30 a m to 8:29 a m

5

8:30 a m to 9:29 a m

6

9:30 a m to 9:59 a m

7

10:00 a m to 2:59 p m

8

3:00 p m to 3:59 p m

9

4:00 p m to 4:59 p m

10

5:00 p m to 5:59 p m

11

6:00 p m to 6:59 p m

12

7:00 p m to 11:59 p m

13

12:00 a m to 4:59 a m

14

Worked at home

46

TM_LEAVE4A

Time leaving home to go to work - car, truck or van (4)

1

Total, Time leaving home (4)

2

5:00 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.

3

9:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.

4

Worked at home

47

TM_LEAVE4B

Time leaving home to go to work - carpool (4)

1

Total, Time leaving home (4)

2

5:00 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.

3

9:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.

4

Worked at home

48

TM_LEAVE3

Time leaving home to go to work (4)

1

Total, Time leaving home (4)

2

5:00 a m to 8:59 a m

3

9:00 a m to 4:59 a m

4

Worked at home

49

TRAVEL_TM

Travel time to work (17)

1

Total, Travel time (17)

2

Less than 5 minutes

3

5 to 9 minutes

4

10 to 14 minutes

5

15 to 19 minutes

6

20 to 24 minutes

7

25 to 29 minutes

8

30 to 34 minutes

9

35 to 39 minutes

10

40 to 44 minutes

11

45 to 49 minutes

12

50 to 54 minutes

13

55 to 59 minutes

14

60 to 74 minutes

15

75 to 89 minutes

16

90 or more minutes

17

Worked at home

50

STRUCTURE

Number of units in structure (7)

1

Total, Number of units in structure (7)

2

One unit detached

3

One unit attached

4

2 to 4 units

5

5 or more units

6

Mobile home or trailer

7

Other

51

VACANCY

Vacancy status (6)

1

Total, Vacancy status (6)

2

For rent

3

For sale only

4

For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use

5

All other vacant

6

Occupied

52

EARNINGS

Worker earnings in 1999 (12)

1

Total, Worker earnings in 1999 (12)

2

Less than $5,000

3

$5,000 to $9,999

4

$10,000 to $14,999

5

$15,000 to $19,999

6

$20,000 to $24,999

7

$25,000 to $29,999

8

$30,000 to $34,999

9

$35,000 to $49,999

10

$50,000 to $74,999

11

$75,000 or more

12

No earnings

Updated: 05/06/2011
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