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APPENDIX E ACS Ranking Tables 227

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228 A Guidebook for Using American Community Survey Data for Transportation Planning Table E.1. ACS ranking tables available for 2004. Ranking Table Number Ranking Table Definition R0101 Median Age R0102 Sex Ratio R0103 Percent of People Who are 65 Years and Over R0104 Percent of People Who are 85 Years and Over R0105 Age Dependency Ratio R0201 Percent of People Who are White Alone R0202 Percent of People Who are Black or African American Alone R0203 Percent of People Who are American Indian and Alaska Native Alone R0204 Percent of People Who are Asian Alone R0205 Percent of People Who are Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone R0206 Percent of People Who are Some Other Race Alone R0207 Percent of People Who are Two or More Races R0208 Percent of People Who are Two or More Races Excluding Some Other Race R0209 Percent of People Who are White Alone, Not Hispanic or Latino R0501 Percent of People Who are Foreign Born R0502 Percent of People Born in Europe R0503 Percent of People Born in Asia R0504 Percent of People Born in Latin America R0505 Percent of People Born in Mexico R0601 Percent of the Native Population Born in their State of Residence R0701 Percent of People Who Lived in a Different House 1 Year Ago R0702 Percent of People Who Lived in a Different House Within the Same State 1 Year Ago R0703 Percent of People Who Lived in a Different State 1 Year Ago R0801 Mean Travel Time to Work R0802 Percent of Workers Who Traveled to Work by Car, Truck, or Van Alone R0803 Percent of Workers Who Traveled to Work by Carpool R0804 Percent of Workers Who Traveled to Work by Public Transportation R0805 Percent of Workers Who Worked Outside County of Residence R1001 Percent of Grandparents Responsible for their Grandchildren R1101 Percent of Households That are Married-Couple Families R1102 Percent of Households That are Married-Couple Families With Own Children Under 18 Years R1103 Percent of Households With One or More People Under 18 Years R1104 Percent of Households With One or More People 65 Years and Over R1105 Average Household Size R1201 Percent of Men Who Never Married R1202 Percent of Women Who Never Married R1303 Women (Per 1,000) Who Had a Birth in the Past 12 Months R1401 Percent of People Who Have Completed High School (including Equivalency) R1402 Percent of People Who Have Completed a Bachelor's Degree R1403 Percent of People Who Have Completed an Advanced Degree R1601 Percent of People Who Speak a Language Other Than English At Home R1602 Percent of People Who Speak Spanish at Home R1603 Percent of People Who Speak English Less Than "Very Well" R1701 Percent of People Below Poverty Level R1702 Percent of Related Children Below Poverty Level R1703 Percent of People 65 Years and Over Below Poverty Level

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ACS Ranking Tables 229 Table E.1. (Continued). Ranking Table Number Ranking Table Definition R1704 Percent of Children Below Poverty Level R1801 Percent of People 5 to 20 Years Old With a Disability R1802 Percent of People 21 to 64 Years Old With a Disability R1803 Percent of People 65 Years and Over With a Disability R1901 Median Earnings for Male Full-Time, Year-Round Workers R1902 Median Earnings for Female Full-Time, Year-Round Workers R2001 Median Household Income R2002 Median Family Income R2003 Percent of Households With Retirement Income R2004 Percent of Households With Cash Public Assistance Income R2101 Percent of Civilian Population Who are Veterans R2301 Percent of People Who are in the Labor Force (including Armed Forces) R2302 Percent of Children With All Parents in the Labor Force R2303 Employment Ratio R2304 Percent of Married-Couple Families With Both Husband and Wife in the Labor Force R2401 Percent of Civilian Employed People in Management, Business and Financial Occupations R2402 Percent of Civilian Employed People in Professional and Related Occupations R2403 Percent of Civilian Employed People in Service Occupations R2404 Percent of Civilian Employed People in the Manufacturing Industry R2405 Percent of Civilian Employed People in the Information Industry R2406 Percent of Civilian Employed People Who are Private Wage and Salary Workers R2501 Percent of Housing Units That are Mobile Homes R2502 Percent of Housing Units That Were Built in 2000 or Later R2503 Percent of Housing Units That Were Built in 1939 or Earlier R2504 Percent of Occupied Housing Units That Were Moved into in 2000 or Later R2505 Percent of Occupied Housing Units With Gas as Principal Heating Fuel R2506 Percent of Occupied Housing Units With Electricity as Principal Heating Fuel R2507 Percent of Occupied Housing Units With Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc as Principal Heating Fuel R2509 Percent of Occupied Housing Units With 1 01 or More Occupants Per Room R2510 Median Housing Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units R2511 Median Monthly Housing Costs for Owner-occupied Housing Units With a Mortgage R2512 Percent of Occupied Housing Units That are Owner-occupied Percent of Mortgaged Owners Spending 30% or More of Household Income on Selected Monthly R2513 Owner Costs R2514 Median Monthly Housing Costs for Renter-occupied Housing Units R2515 Percent of Renter-occupied Units Spending 30% or More of Household Income on Rent and Utilities Source: Census Bureau American Fact Finder Web Site, accessed January 2006.

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230 A Guidebook for Using American Community Survey Data for Transportation Planning R0801: Mean Travel Time to Work of Workers 16 Years and Over Who Did Not Work at Home (Minutes): 2004 Universe: Workers 16 years and over who did not work at home Data Set: 2004 American Community Survey Geographic Area: United States and States NOTE. Data are limited to the household population and exclude the population living in institutions, college dormitories, and other group quarters. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see Survey Methodology. Rank State Average Lower Bound Upper Bound 1 New York 30.6 30.3 30.9 2 Maryland 29.7 29.2 30.2 3 New Jersey 29.4 28.9 29.9 4 District of Columbia 28.0 27.3 28.7 5 Illinois 27.7 27.2 28.2 6 California 27.1 26.7 27.5 7 Georgia 26.8 25.9 27.7 8 Virginia 26.5 26.0 27.0 9 Massachusetts 26.4 26.0 26.8 10 Hawaii 25.8 24.5 27.1 11 West Virginia 25.6 24.8 26.4 12 Florida 25.4 25.1 25.7 13 Pennsylvania 25.1 24.6 25.6 14 Washington 24.8 24.3 25.3 United States 24.7 24.6 24.8 15 New Hampshire 24.6 24.0 25.2 16 Connecticut 24.0 23.4 24.6 17 Louisiana 23.9 23.3 24.5 17 North Carolina 23.9 23.4 24.4 19 Alabama 23.8 23.4 24.2 19 Texas 23.8 23.5 24.1 21 Colorado 23.5 22.9 24.1 22 Arizona 23.4 22.6 24.2 23 Missouri 23.3 22.3 24.3 24 Delaware 23.2 22.7 23.7 24 Tennessee 23.2 21.9 24.5 26 Rhode Island 23.1 22.5 23.7 27 Michigan 22.9 22.4 23.4 Figure E.1. Example of an ACS Ranking Table.

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ACS Ranking Tables 231 Rank State Average Lower Bound Upper Bound 28 Kentucky 22.7 21.9 23.5 29 Nevada 22.6 22.0 23.2 30 South Carolina 22.4 21.8 23.0 31 Minnesota 22.3 21.4 23.2 32 Maine 21.9 21.3 22.5 32 Ohio 21.9 21.6 22.2 34 Indiana 21.8 21.2 22.4 35 Mississippi 21.7 20.6 22.8 36 Oregon 21.4 20.6 22.2 36 Vermont 21.4 20.8 22.0 38 Arkansas 20.8 20.3 21.3 39 Utah 20.7 19.5 21.9 40 Wisconsin 20.6 20.1 21.1 41 New Mexico 20.1 19.3 20.9 42 Idaho 19.7 19.0 20.4 43 Oklahoma 19.5 18.9 20.1 44 Iowa 18.2 17.3 19.1 45 Alaska 18.0 17.1 18.9 45 Kansas 18.0 16.8 19.2 47 Wyoming 17.3 16.4 18.2 48 Nebraska 16.5 16.1 16.9 49 Montana 16.3 15.5 17.1 50 South Dakota 15.8 15.1 16.5 51 North Dakota 15.4 14.7 16.1 Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2004 American Community Survey. Data are based on a sample and are subject to sampling variability. The degree of uncertainty for an estimate arising from sampling variability is represented through the use of a confidence interval. The interval shown here is a 90 percent confidence interval. The stated range can be interpreted roughly as providing a 90 percent probability that the interval defined by the lower and upper bounds contains the true value. In addition to sampling variability, the ACS estimates are subject to nonsampling error (for a discussion of nonsampling variability, see http://www.census.gov/acs/www/Downloads/ACS/accuracy2004.pdf). The effect of nonsampling error is not represented in these tables. Explanation of Symbols: 1. An `*' entry in the lower and upper bound columns indicates that too few sample observations were available to compute a standard error and thus the lower and upper bounds. A statistical test is not appropriate. 2. An `**' entry in the lower and upper bound columns indicates that no sample observations were available to compute a standard error and thus the lower and upper bounds. A statistical test is not appropriate. 3. An `-' entry in the estimate column indicates that no sample observations were available to compute an estimate. 4. An `-' following a median estimate means the median falls in the lowest interval of an open-ended distribution. 5. An `+' following a median estimate means the median falls in the upper interval of an open-ended distribution. 6. An `***' entry in the lower and upper bound columns indicates that the median falls in the lowest interval or upper interval of an open-ended distribution. A statistical test is not appropriate. 7. An `*****' entry in the lower and upper bound columns indicates that the estimate is controlled. A statistical test is not appropriate. 8. An `N' entry in the estimate, lower bound, and upper bound columns indicates that data for this geographic area cannot be displayed because the number of sample cases is too small. Figure E.1. (Continued).

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232 A Guidebook for Using American Community Survey Data for Transportation Planning Figure E.2. Example of an ACS Ranking Table with statistical significance testing.

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ACS Ranking Tables 233 Figure E.3. Example of an ACS Ranking Table chart.