Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

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Mode Illinois United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 5,713,973 100.0 127,448,586 100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 4,184,658 73.2 97,243,457 76.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 605,290 10.6 14,299,090 11.2
Public transportation (including taxi) 532,123 9.3 6,592,685 5.2
Walked 171,395 3.0 3,417,546 2.7
Other means 62,628 1.1 1,820,578 1.4
Worked at home 157,879 2.8 4,075,230 3.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 27.1   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.