Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

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Mode Alaska United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 286,788 100.0 127,448,586 100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 196,611 68.6 97,243,457 76.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 38,362 13.4 14,299,090 11.2
Public transportation (including taxi) 7,894 2.8 6,592,685 5.2
Walked 21,432 7.5 3,417,546 2.7
Other means 12,247 4.3 1,820,578 1.4
Worked at home 9,242 3.2 4,075,230 3.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 18.2   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, United States, California, available at http://www.census.gov/c2ss/www/ as of Oct. 16, 2001.