Census 2000 Data Illustrate Diverse Commute Modes

This table shows data from the 20 largest places in the region, including the number of workers, mode to work, duration of commute, and household vehicle availability.

The Census 2000 data in this table was assembled by the Puget Sound Regional Council. For more information about this data, contact the Puget Sound Regional Council at infoctr@psrc.org.

JOURNEY TO WORK DATA FOR THE TWENTY LARGEST PLACES

PLACE WORKERS DRIVE ALONE CARPOOL TRANSIT WALK/BIKE AT HOME AVERAGE DURATION HOUSEHOLDS WITH ZERO VEHICLES
SEATTLE in 3 parts

NORTH SEATTLE

 

135420

 

59.2%

 

11.9%

 

16.9%

 

7.3%

 

4.7%

(minutes)

24.6

 

11.6%

SOUTH SEATTLE

87025

62.4%

15.3%

15.6%

3.1%

3.7%

26.9

14.7%

CENTRAL SEATTLE

86434

49.6%

9.6%

20.0%

15.6%

5.3%

23.1

24.0%

TACOMA

85355

73.3%

15.1%

5.1%

2.8%

3.6%

25.4

12.1%

BELLEVUE

56445

74.0%

11.3%

6.6%

3.0%

5.2%

21.6

5.6%

EVERETT

41800

71.5%

17.8%

4.0%

3.4%

3.3%

27.2

9.4%

FEDERAL WAY

41240

73.8%

16.1%

5.8%

1.4%

2.9%

30.2

6.1%

KENT

39565

73.5%

15.5%

5.6%

2.2%

3.2%

28.7

7.6%

KIRKLAND

26820

76.3%

10.6%

5.4%

2.3%

5.3%

21.9

4.2%

RENTON

26695

72.9%

15.8%

6.1%

2.6%

2.6%

27.7

8.5%

SHORELINE

26215

70.2%

13.6%

10.1%

2.1%

4.1%

26.9

6.4%

REDMOND

25640

76.1%

11.8%

4.2%

3.6%

4.3%

20.7

5.1%

LAKEWOOD

24480

75.3%

15.8%

3.9%

2.5%

2.4%

25.2

10.6%

OLYMPIA

21610

71.2%

12.8%

5.1%

7.5%

3.4%

19.9

10.8%

EDMONDS

19710

76.6%

10.5%

6.4%

1.6%

4.8%

27.6

4.3%

AUBURN

18920

72.9%

15.8%

4.9%

3.5%

2.9%

27.8

9.4%

SEATTLE HILL-SILVER FIRS CDP

18075

78.5%

14.2%

4.0%

0.3%

3.0%

29.5

2.2%

CASCADE-FAIRWOOD CDP

18040

76.9%

13.9%

5.4%

0.7%

3.1%

30.3

4.4%

SAMMAMISH

17145

79.7%

9.6%

2.1%

1.1%

7.6%

30.3

0.9%

LYNNWOOD

16615

70.3%

15.4%

7.5%

2.8%

4.0%

27.6

9.3%

NOTES: "Place" is an incorporated city or other densely settled area locally named. For this analysis, Seattle has been divided at the Ship Canal and at Yesler Way into North, Central and South parts. "Workers" are residents who reported a place of work (paid or volunteered) the week prior to completing the 2000 Census. "Carpool" includes vehicles with two or more people, taxis, and motorcycles. "Transit" includes bus, streetcar, rail, elevated rail, and ferry boat.