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Commuting by Workers
Los Angeles County

Workers Aged 16+ Years

Number of Commuters - Los Angeles County

Means of Commuting 2015* 2010* 2000** 1990**
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Total Workers
Age 16+
4,707,563 100.00% 4,283,494 100.00% 3,858,750 100.00% 4,115,248 100.00%
Worked at home 252,712 5.37% 215,244 5.02% 134,643 3.49% 112,797 2.74%
Commuters 4,454,851 94.63% 4,068,250 94.98% 3,724,107 96.51% 4,002,451 97.26%
Commuted by Car, truck, or van 3,916,209 83.19% 3,546,100 82.79% 3,296,964 85.44% 3,524,185 85.64%
Drove alone 3,489,716 74.13% 3,082,024 71.95% 2,714,944 70.36% 2,884,615 70.10%
Carpooled 426,493 9.06% 464,076 10.83% 582,020 15.08% 639,570 15.54%
Public
Transportation
(excluding taxi)
287,562 6.11% 308,797 7.21% 250,834 6.50% 267,491*** 6.50%
Commuted by other
means
251,080 5.33% 213,353 4.98% 176,309 4.57% 210,775 5.12%

*Census 1 year estimate
** Decennial (every 10 years) Census
*** Uncertain if figure represents "all public transportation" or "public transportation excluding taxi."

Source: U.S. Census Bureau


Commuter Departure Times - Los Angeles County

Departure Time 2015* 2010* 2000** 1990**
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Didn’t work at home 4,454,851 100.00% 4,068,250 100.00% 3,724,107 100.00% 4,002,451 100.00%
12:00am - 4:59am 236,433 5.31% 194,954 4.79% 153,945 3.99% 129,187 3.14%
5:00am - 5:29am 205,122 4.60% 164,714 4.05% 135,930 3.52% 145,318 3.53%
5:30am - 5:59am 185,109 4.16% 165,016 4.06% 171,690 4.45% 194,509 4.73%
6:00am - 6:29am 410,545 9.22% 363,197 8.93% 321,709 8.34% 392,801 9.55%
6:30am - 6:59am 327,233 7.35% 325,028 7.99% 345,747 8.96% 425,996 10.35%
7:00am - 7:29am 639,743 14.36% 590,998 14.53% 536,571 13.91% 613,601 14.91%
7:30am - 7:59am 397,245 8.92% 408,048 10.03% 495,569 12.84% 508,980 12.37%
8:00am - 8:29am 570,725 12.81% 517,016 12.71% 433,720 11.24% 478,494 11.63%
8:30am - 8:59am 254,121 5.70% 252,225 6.20% 221,227 5.73% 222,694 5.41%
9:00am - 9:59am 423,504 9.51% 368,075 9.05% 289,034 7.49% 273,154 6.64%
10:00am - 10:59am 183,378 4.12% 158,043 3.88% 127,074 3.29% 106,679 2.59%
11:00am - 11:59am 71,355 1.60% 67,517 1.66% 52,994 1.37% 49,557 1.20%
12:00pm - 3:59pm 288,867 6.48% 270,743 6.66% 231,923 6.01% 249,091 6.05%
4:00pm - 11:59pm 261,471 5.87% 222,676 5.47% 206,974 5.36% 212,390 5.16%

*Census 1 year estimate
** Decennial (every 10 years) Census

Source: U.S. Census Bureau