Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

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Mode New Jersey United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 3,877,082 100.0 127,448,586 100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 2,811,874 72.5 97,243,457 76.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 366,861 9.5 14,299,090 11.2
Public transportation (including taxi) 440,596 11.4 6,592,685 5.2
Walked 103,999 2.7 3,417,546 2.7
Other means 51,114 1.3 1,820,578 1.4
Worked at home 102,658 2.6 4,075,230 3.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 28.7   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.