Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

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Mode Maryland United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 2,582,463 100.0 127,448,586 100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 1,892,851 73.3 97,243,457 76.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 309,535 12.0 14,299,090 11.2
Public transportation (including taxi) 215,686 8.4 6,592,685 5.2
Walked 60,294 2.3 3,417,546 2.7
Other means 18,816 0.7 1,820,578 1.4
Worked at home 85,281 3.3 4,075,230 3.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 29.1   24.3  

NOTE: Data are for workers 16 years and over.

SOURCES: 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.