Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

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Mode Alabama United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 1,893,665 100.0 127,437,475 100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 1,601,332 84.6 97,247,142 76.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 209,518 11.1 14,307,131 11.2
Public transportation (including taxi) 7,660 0.4 6,574,861 5.2
Walked 21,519 1.1 3,412,899 2.7
Other means 16,650 0.9 1,820,935 1.4
Worked at home 36,986 2.0 4,074,507 3.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.5   24.3  

NOTE: Data are for workers 16 years and over.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Supplementary Survey, Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics, available at http://www.census.gov/c2ss/www/ as of Oct. 16, 2001.