Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

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Mode Rhode Island United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 483,901 100.0 127,448,586 100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 398,714 82.4 97,243,457 76.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 48,687 10.1 14,299,090 11.2
Public transportation (including taxi) 10,038 2.1 6,592,685 5.2
Walked 12,855 2.7 3,417,546 2.7
Other means 5,360 1.1 1,820,578 1.4
Worked at home 8,247 1.7 4,075,230 3.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 21.9   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.