Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

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Mode Michigan United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 4,468,604 100.0 127,448,586 100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,742,479 83.8 97,243,457 76.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 406,721 9.1 14,299,090 11.2
Public transportation (including taxi) 50,924 1.1 6,592,685 5.2
Walked 90,398 2.0 3,417,546 2.7
Other means 58,181 1.3 1,820,578 1.4
Worked at home 119,901 2.7 4,075,230 3.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.7   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.