Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

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Mode District of Columbia United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 264,452 100.0 127,448,586 100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 105,277 39.8 97,243,457 76.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 22,237 8.4 14,290,090 11.2
Public transportation (including taxi) 92,495 35.0 6,592,685 5.2
Walked 27,606 10.4 3,417,546 2.7
Other means 6,084 2.3 1,820,578 1.4
Worked at home 10,753 4.1 4,075,230 3.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 28.7   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, available at http://www.census.gov/c2ss/www/ as of Jan. 16, 2003.