Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

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Mode Mississippi United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 1,199,795 100.0 127,448,586 100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 995,197 82.9 97,243,457 76.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 139,317 11.6 14,299,090 11.2
Public transportation (including taxi) 7,058 0.6 6,592,685 5.2
Walked 15,153 1.3 3,417,546 2.7
Other means 22,226 1.9 1,820,578 1.4
Worked at home 20,844 1.7 4,075,230 3.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.9   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.