Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

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Mode New York United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 8,271,626 100.0 127,448,586 100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 4,594,599 55.5 97,243,457 76.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 679,102 8.3 14,299,090 11.2
Public transportation (including taxi) 2,225,169 26.9 6,592,685 5.2
Walked 444,387 5.4 3,417,546 2.7
Other means 99,472 1.2 1,820,578 1.4
Worked at home 228,897 2.8 4,075,230 3.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 31.2   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.