Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

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Mode Louisiana United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 1,815,271 100.0 127,448,586 100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 1,449,242 79.8 97,243,457 76.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 206,076 11.4 14,299,090 11.2
Public transportation (including taxi) 47,458 2.6 6,592,685 5.2
Walked 34,361 1.9 3,417,546 2.7
Other means 41,202 2.3 1,820,578 1.4
Worked at home 36,932 2.0 4,075,230 3.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.8   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.