Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

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Mode Texas United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 9,265,187 100.0 127,488,566 100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 7,357,759 79.4 97,243,457 76.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 1,160,586 12.5 14,299,090 11.2
Public transportation (including taxi) 175,941 1.9 6,592,685 5.2
Walked 170,765 1.8 3,417,546 2.7
Other means 133,862 1.4 1,820,578 1.4
Worked at home 266,274 2.9 4,075,230 3.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 23.6   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.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 2000, Washington, DC: 2001.