Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

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Mode Tennessee United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 2,599,228 100.0 127,448,586 100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 2,116,488 81.4 97,243,457 76.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 322,548 12.4 14,299,090 11.2
Public transportation (including taxi) 25,183 1.0 6,592,685 5.2
Walked 32,377 1.2 3,417,546 2.7
Other means 26,836 1.0 1,820,578 1.4
Worked at home 75,796 2.9 4,075,230 3.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 22.8   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.