Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

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Mode Minnesota United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 2,536,412 100.0 127,448,586 100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 1,961,480 77.3 97,243,457 76.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 256,237 10.1 14,299,090 11.2
Public transportation (including taxi) 81,545 3.2 6,592,685 5.2
Walked 80,197 3.2 3,417,546 2.7
Other means 33,252 1.3 1,820,578 1.4
Worked at home 123,701 4.9 4,075,230 3.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.6   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.