Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

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Mode California United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 14,780,167 100.0 127,448,586 100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 10,704,777 72.4 97,243,457 76.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 2,056,836 13.9 14,299,090 11.2
Public transportation (including taxi) 795,050 5.4 6,592,685 5.2
Walked 404,366 2.7 3,417,546 2.7
Other means 278,136 1.9 1,820,578 1.4
Worked at home 541,002 3.7 4,075,230 3.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.7   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.