Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

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Mode Connecticut United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 1,598,382 100.0 127,448,586 100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 1,283,442 80.3 97,243,457 76.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 142,655 8.9 14,299,090 11.2
Public transportation (including taxi) 70,517 4.4 6,592,685 5.2
Walked 42,010 2.6 3,417,546 2.7
Other means 11,840 0.7 1,820,578 1.4
Worked at home 47,918 3.0 4,075,230 3.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.5   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.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 2000, Washington, DC: 2001.