Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

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Mode Oregon United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 1,564,196 100.0 127,448,586 100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 1,150,478 73.6 97,243,457 76.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 197,430 12.6 14,299,090 11.2
Public transportation (including taxi) 58,879 3.8 6,592,685 5.2
Walked 49,403 3.2 3,417,546 2.7
Other means 31,762 2.0 1,820,578 1.4
Worked at home 76,244 4.9 4,075,230 3.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.4   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.