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Workers who Drive Alone to Work

This indicator shows the percentage of workers aged 16 years and over who get to work by driving alone in a car, truck, or van.

Workers who Drive Alone to Work

79.7
82.7
Comparison: U.S. Counties 

78.9

percent
Measurement Period: 2008-2012

County: Palm Beach

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Categories: Transportation / Commute To Work, Transportation / Personal Vehicle Travel
Technical Note: The distribution is based on data from 3,143 U.S. counties and county equivalents.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: January 2014
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Why is this important?

Driving alone to work consumes more fuel and resources than other modes of transportation, such as carpooling, public transportation, biking and walking. Driving alone also increases traffic congestion, especially in areas of greater population density.

Workers who Drive Alone to Work : Time Series

2005-2009: 78.8 2006-2010: 78.7 2007-2011: 78.8 2008-2012: 78.9

percent

Workers who Drive Alone to Work by Age

16-19: 68.1 20-24: 74.1 25-44: 79.0 45-54: 81.6 55-59: 81.3 60-64: 79.6 65+: 75.6 Overall: 78.9

percent

Workers who Drive Alone to Work by Gender

Female: 81.1 Male: 77.1 Overall: 78.9

percent

Workers who Drive Alone to Work by Race/Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaska Native: 80.7 Asian: 78.8 Black or African American: 79.6 Hispanic or Latino: 69.4 Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 75.1 Other: 64.4 Two or more races: 69.8 White, non-Hispanic: 82.0 Overall: 78.9

percent

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Workers who Drive Alone to Work

Comparison: Prior Value 

78.9

percent
Measurement Period: 2008-2012

County: Palm Beach

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Categories: Transportation / Commute To Work, Transportation / Personal Vehicle Travel
Technical Note: The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: January 2014

Why is this important?

Driving alone to work consumes more fuel and resources than other modes of transportation, such as carpooling, public transportation, biking and walking. Driving alone also increases traffic congestion, especially in areas of greater population density.

Workers who Drive Alone to Work : Time Series

2005-2009: 78.8 2006-2010: 78.7 2007-2011: 78.8 2008-2012: 78.9

percent

Workers who Drive Alone to Work by Age

16-19: 68.1 20-24: 74.1 25-44: 79.0 45-54: 81.6 55-59: 81.3 60-64: 79.6 65+: 75.6 Overall: 78.9

percent

Workers who Drive Alone to Work by Gender

Female: 81.1 Male: 77.1 Overall: 78.9

percent

Workers who Drive Alone to Work by Race/Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaska Native: 80.7 Asian: 78.8 Black or African American: 79.6 Hispanic or Latino: 69.4 Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 75.1 Other: 64.4 Two or more races: 69.8 White, non-Hispanic: 82.0 Overall: 78.9

percent

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