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Summary Statistics on Demographic Characteristics and Total Travel
1969,1977,1983,1990, 1995 NPTS and 2001 NHTS

  1969 1977 1983 1990 1995 2001
Households (000)            
All 62,504 75,412 85,371 93,347 98,900 107,365
1 person 10,980 16,214 19,354 22,999 24,732 27,718
2 persons 18,448 22,925 27,169 30,114 31,834 35,032
3 persons 10,746 13,046 14,756 16,128 16,827 17,749
4+ persons 22,330 23,227 24,092 24,106 25,597 26,867
Persons (000)            
All 197,213 213,141 229,453 239,416 259,994 277,203
Under 16 60,100 54,958 53,682 54,303 61,411 64,612
16-19 14,598 16,552 15,268 13,851 14,074 14,296
20-34 40,060 52,252 60,788 59,517 59,494 57,680
35-64 62,982 669,888 75,353 82,480 93,766 103,296
65+ 19,473 22,391 24,362 26,955 31,249 32,884
All 16+ 137,113 158,183 175,771 182,803 198,583 208,155
All Male 94,465 102,521 111,514 114,441 126,553 135,276
All Male 16+ 66,653 74,542 83,645 86,432 95,627 111,308
All Female 102,748 110,020 117,939 124,975 133,441 141,910
All Female 16+ 73,526 83,721 92,080 96,371 102,956 107,847
All 5+ NA 198,434 212,932 222,101 241,675 253,140
All Male 5+ NA 95,050 102,633 106,209 117,636 123,421
All Female 5+ NA 103,384 110,299 115,892 124,039 129,719
Licensed Drivers (000)            
All 102,986 127,552 147,016 163,025 176,330 190,425
Male 57,981 66,199 75,039 80,289 88,480 94,651
Female 45,005 61,353 71,376 82,707 87,521 95,773
Workers (000)            
All 75,758 93,019 103,244 118,343 131,697 145,292
Male 48,487 55,625 58,849 63,996 71,105 78,264
Female 27,271 37,394 44,395 54,334 60,593 67,007
             
Household Vehicles (000) 72,500 120,098 143,714 165,221 176,067 202,586
Household Vehicle Trips (000,000) 87,284 108,826 126,874 193,916 229,745 233,040
Household VMT (000,000) 775,940 907,603 1,002,139 1,695,290 2,068,368 2,274,797
Person Trips (000,000) 145,146 211,778 224,385 304,471 378,930 407,262
Person Miles of Travel (000,000) 1,404,137 1,879,215 1,946,662 2,829,936 3,411,122 3,972,749
             

Notes: 1990 person and vehicle trips adjusted (see Summary of Travel Trends Appendix 2)

Notes: 2001 NHTS includes 0-4 year old in persons and person trips. The added persons (those less than 5 years old) account for 19.6 million persons, 28.3 billion person trips and 240 billion person miles.


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