Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

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Mode Maine United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 609,548 100.0 127,448,586 100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 490,246 80.4 97,243,457 76.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 56,478 9.3 14,299,090 11.2
Public transportation (including taxi) 5,279 0.9 6,592,685 5.2
Walked 23,726 3.9 3,417,546 2.7
Other means 7,463 1.2 1,820,578 1.4
Worked at home 26,356 4.3 4,075,230 3.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.2   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.