Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

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Mode Iowa United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 1,424,934 100.0 127,448,586 100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 1,133,972 79.6 97,243,457 76.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 154,404 10.8 14,299,090 11.2
Public transportation (including taxi) 11,333 0.8 6,592,685 5.2
Walked 49,516 3.5 3,417,546 2.7
Other means 14,673 1.0 1,820,578 1.4
Worked at home 61,036 4.3 4,075,230 3.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 17.6   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.