Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

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Mode Massachusetts United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 3,074,632 100.0 127,448,586 100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 2,256,612 73.4 97,243,457 76.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 269,854 8.8 14,299,090 11.2
Public transportation (including taxi) 303,860 9.9 6,592,685 5.2
Walked 121,964 4.0 3,417,546 2.7
Other means 32,052 1.0 1,820,578 1.4
Worked at home 90,290 2.9 4,075,230 3.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 26.2   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.