Median Percent of Personal Income Spent on Commuting by Income Group and Mode, 1999

Median Percent of Personal Income Spent on Commuting by Income Group and Mode, 1999

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  Own Vehicle Public Transit
Less than $8,000 20.5% 12.8%
$8,000 to $14,999 8.0% 5.7%
$15,000 to $21,999 5.6% 3.9%
$22,000 to $29,999 5.1% 3.0%
$30,000 to $44,999 4.2% 2.2%
$45,000 and Higher 2.6% 1.5%
Total Population 4.9% 3.3%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau Data from the Survey of Income and Program Participation