Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

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State Number of workers Percent Mean travel time to work (minutes)
Car, truck, or van - drove alone Car, truck, or van - carpooled Public transportation (including taxicab) Walked Other means Worked at home
Alabama 1,900,089 83.0 12.3 0.5 1.3 0.8 2.1 24.8
Alaska 290,597 66.5 15.5 1.8 7.3 4.8 4.1 19.6
Arizona 2,210,395 74.1 15.4 1.9 2.6 2.3 3.7 24.9
Arkansas 1,160,101 79.9 14.1 0.4 1.9 1.0 2.6 21.9
California 14,525,322 71.8 14.5 5.1 2.9 1.9 3.8 27.7
Colorado 2,191,626 75.1 12.2 3.2 3.0 1.5 4.9 24.3
Connecticut 1,640,823 80.0 9.4 4.0 2.7 0.7 3.1 24.4
Delaware 373,070 79.2 11.5 2.8 2.6 1.0 3.0 24.0
District of Columbia 260,884 38.4 11.0 33.2 11.8 1.9 3.8 29.7
Florida 6,910,168 78.8 12.9 1.9 1.7 1.7 3.0 26.2
Georgia 3,832,803 77.5 14.5 2.3 1.7 1.1 2.8 27.7
Hawaii 563,154 63.9 19.0 6.3 4.8 2.4 3.6 26.1
Idaho 594,654 77.0 12.3 1.1 3.5 1.4 4.7 20.0
Illinois 5,745,731 73.2 10.9 8.7 3.1 1.0 3.1 28.0
Indiana 2,910,612 81.8 11.0 1.0 2.4 0.9 2.9 22.6
Iowa 1,469,763 78.6 10.8 1.0 4.0 0.9 4.7 18.5
Kansas 1,311,343 81.5 10.6 0.5 2.5 0.9 4.0 19.0
Kentucky 1,781,733 80.2 12.6 1.2 2.4 0.9 2.7 23.5
Louisiana 1,831,057 78.1 13.6 2.4 2.2 1.6 2.1 25.7
Maine 615,144 78.6 11.3 0.8 4.0 0.9 4.4 22.7
Maryland 2,591,670 73.7 12.4 7.2 2.5 0.8 3.3 31.2
Massachusetts 3,102,837 73.8 9.0 8.7 4.3 1.0 3.1 27.0
Michigan 4,540,372 83.2 9.7 1.3 2.2 0.7 2.8 24.1
Minnesota 2,541,611 77.6 10.4 3.2 3.3 0.9 4.6 21.9
Mississippi 1,164,118 79.4 15.2 0.6 1.9 1.0 1.9 24.6
Missouri 2,629,296 80.5 11.6 1.5 2.1 0.8 3.5 23.8
Montana 422,159 73.9 11.9 0.7 5.5 1.7 6.4 17.7
Nebraska 873,197 80.0 10.5 0.7 3.2 0.9 4.6 18.0
Nevada 923,155 74.5 14.7 3.9 2.7 1.6 2.6 23.3
New Hampshire 638,565 81.8 9.8 0.7 2.9 0.8 4.0 25.3
New Jersey 3,876,433 73.0 10.6 9.6 3.1 0.9 2.7 30.0
New Mexico 759,177 75.8 14.8 0.8 2.8 1.6 4.2 21.9
New York 8,211,916 56.3 9.2 24.4 6.2 0.8 3.0 31.7
North Carolina 3,837,773 79.4 14.0 0.9 1.9 1.1 2.7 24.0
North Dakota 319,481 77.7 10.0 0.4 5.0 0.8 6.0 15.8
Ohio 5,307,502 82.8 9.3 2.1 2.4 0.7 2.8 22.9
Oklahoma 1,539,792 80.0 13.2 0.5 2.1 1.1 3.1 21.7
Oregon 1,601,378 73.2 12.2 4.2 3.6 1.9 5.0 22.2
Pennsylvania 5,556,311 76.5 10.4 5.2 4.1 0.8 3.0 25.2
Puerto Rico 908,386 69.0 18.0 5.3 4.1 1.9 1.8 29.4
Rhode Island 490,905 80.1 10.4 2.5 3.8 1.0 2.2 22.5
South Carolina 1,822,969 79.4 14.0 0.8 2.3 1.3 2.1 24.3
South Dakota 372,648 77.3 10.4 0.5 4.5 0.8 6.5 16.6
Tennessee 2,618,404 81.7 12.5 0.8 1.5 0.8 2.6 24.5
Texas 9,157,875 77.7 14.5 1.9 1.9 1.3 2.8 25.4
Utah 1,032,858 75.5 14.1 2.2 2.8 1.2 4.2 21.3
Vermont 311,839 75.2 11.9 0.7 5.6 0.9 5.7 21.6
Virginia 3,481,820 77.1 12.7 3.6 2.3 1.2 3.2 27.0
Washington 2,785,479 73.3 12.8 4.9 3.2 1.4 4.3 25.5
West Virginia 718,106 80.3 12.7 0.8 2.9 0.9 2.4 26.2
Wisconsin 2,690,704 79.5 9.9 2.0 3.7 0.9 3.9 20.8
Wyoming 239,809 75.4 13.2 1.4 4.4 1.3 4.3 17.8
United States, total 128,279,228 75.7 12.2 4.7 2.9 1.2 3.3 25.5

NOTE: Data are for workers age 16 years and over.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Journey to Work: 2000, Census 2000 Brief, Washington, DC: 2004, available at http://www.census.gov/ as of Dec.1, 2004.