Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

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Mode South Dakota United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 365,974 100.0 127,448,586 100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 280,465 76.6 97,243,457 76.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 37,892 10.4 14,299,090 11.2
Public transportation (including taxi) 1,613 0.4 6,592,685 5.2
Walked 17,530 4.8 3,417,546 2.7
Other means 5,029 1.4 1,820,578 1.4
Worked at home 23,445 6.4 4,075,230 3.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 15.6   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.