Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

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Mode Number Percent Number Percent
Total 556,303 100.0 127,448,586 100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 370,010 66.5 97,243,457 76.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 99,559 17.9 14,299,090 11.2
Public transportation (including taxi) 35,088 6.3 6,592,685 5.2
Walked 18,652 3.4 3,417,546 2.7
Other means 12,339 2.2 1,820,578 1.4
Worked at home 20,655 3.7 4,075,230 3.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.1   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 FOR TABLE 4-2 and FIGURE 4-1: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 2000, Washington, DC: 2001.