Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

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Mode New Mexico United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 766,008 100.0 127,448,586 100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 593,362 77.5 97,243,457 76.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 96,185 12.6 14,299,090 11.2
Public transportation (including taxi) 10,729 1.4 6,592,685 5.2
Walked 16,780 2.2 3,417,546 2.7
Other means 15,624 2.0 1,820,578 1.4
Worked at home 33,328 4.4 4,075,230 3.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 20.0   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.