Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2000

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Mode Washington United States
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 2,741,111 100.0 127,448,586 100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 2,031,104 74.1 97,243,457 76.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 315,081 11.5 14,299,090 11.2
Public transportation (including taxi) 135,822 5.0 6,592,685 5.2
Walked 65,872 2.4 3,417,546 2.7
Other means 65,671 2.4 1,820,578 1.4
Worked at home 127,561 4.7 4,075,230 3.2
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 24.9   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.