Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

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Mode North Carolina United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 3,741,414 100.0 127,448,586 100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 3,025,692 80.9 97,243,457 76.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 475,726 12.7 14,299,090 11.2
Public transportation (including taxi) 27,083 0.7 6,592,685 5.2
Walked 62,864 1.7 3,417,546 2.7
Other means 40,975 1.1 1,820,578 1.4
Worked at home 109,074 2.9 4,075,230 3.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.6   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.