Table 5
Workers by Means of Transportation to Work – 1960 - 2000
1960 - 2000 Decennial Censuses
                         
  In- % of Transit % of   % of   % of Work % of Total
County Year Vehicle Total Passenger Total Walk Total Other Total at Home Total Workers
1960 258,575 74.9% 36,702 10.6% 27,301 7.9% 6,457 1.9% 16,320 4.7% 345,355
1970 327,846 78.3% 44,547 10.6% 24,844 5.9% 12,387 3.0% 8,912 2.1% 418,536
Alameda 1980 392,051 77.6% 63,326 12.5% 24,059 4.8% 17,247 3.4% 8,767 1.7% 505,450
1990 503,548 79.5% 63,138 10.0% 25,136 4.0% 16,483 2.6% 24,886 3.9% 633,191
  2000 544,148 80.2% 72,174 10.6% 21,919 3.2% 16,728 2.5% 23,941 3.5% 678,910
1960 120,422 85.6% 6,284 4.5% 7,001 5.0% 3,207 2.3% 3,847 2.7% 140,761
Contra 1970 179,112 86.4% 11,420 5.5% 7,013 3.4% 5,691 2.7% 4,121 2.0% 207,357
Costa 1980 252,872 84.6% 25,794 8.6% 6,851 2.3% 7,603 2.5% 5,634 1.9% 298,754
1990 342,242 85.3% 31,344 7.8% 7,371 1.8% 6,563 1.6% 13,653 3.4% 401,173
  2000 370,055 83.7% 39,652 9.0% 6,631 1.5% 6,694 1.5% 18,976 4.3% 442,008
1960 40,727 73.4% 5,159 9.3% 3,776 6.8% 1,607 2.9% 4,196 7.6% 55,465
1970 66,590 80.9% 6,750 8.2% 3,225 3.9% 2,988 3.6% 2,780 3.4% 82,333
Marin 1980 89,132 77.0% 13,500 11.7% 4,220 3.6% 5,022 4.3% 3,814 3.3% 115,688
1990 98,249 78.5% 12,899 10.3% 3,739 3.0% 2,031 1.6% 8,162 6.5% 125,080
  2000 96,495 76.2% 12,797 10.1% 3,835 3.0% 2,392 1.9% 11,127 8.8% 126,646
1960 17,292 81.1% 254 1.2% 2,004 9.4% 497 2.3% 1,262 5.9% 21,309
1970 24,288 84.9% 510 1.8% 2,246 7.8% 641 2.2% 928 3.2% 28,613
Napa 1980 35,841 86.0% 750 1.8% 2,484 6.0% 1,531 3.7% 1,084 2.6% 41,690
1990 45,371 88.0% 570 1.1% 2,619 5.1% 1,121 2.2% 1,892 3.7% 51,573
  2000 50,217 87.5% 803 1.4% 2,378 4.1% 1,080 1.9% 2,915 5.1% 57,393
1960 142,046 42.2% 133,128 39.6% 38,985 11.6% 4,990 1.5% 17,447 5.2% 336,596
San 1970 156,124 49.0% 113,604 35.6% 35,443 11.1% 5,032 1.6% 8,538 2.7% 318,741
Francisco 1980 155,752 46.3% 129,683 38.5% 36,823 10.9% 6,829 2.0% 7,540 2.2% 336,627
1990 191,112 50.0% 128,160 33.5% 37,611 9.8% 10,947 2.9% 14,479 3.8% 382,309
  2000 214,660 51.3% 130,311 31.1% 39,192 9.4% 15,014 3.6% 19,376 4.6% 418,553
1960 135,059 78.2% 20,649 12.0% 8,289 4.8% 4,238 2.5% 4,422 2.6% 172,657
San 1970 198,862 84.4% 17,986 7.6% 8,311 3.5% 6,045 2.6% 4,502 1.9% 235,706
Mateo 1980 261,135 85.4% 24,137 7.9% 8,093 2.6% 7,561 2.5% 4,907 1.6% 305,833
1990 296,322 85.5% 25,788 7.4% 8,858 2.6% 6,059 1.7% 9,532 2.8% 346,559
  2000 301,433 85.1% 26,029 7.4% 7,609 2.1% 6,180 1.7% 12,845 3.6% 354,096
1960 187,544 82.3% 11,784 5.2% 12,261 5.4% 6,206 2.7% 10,188 4.5% 227,983
Santa 1970 356,739 88.7% 9,221 2.3% 14,836 3.7% 11,734 2.9% 9,700 2.4% 402,230
Clara 1980 578,291 89.0% 20,115 3.1% 16,757 2.6% 24,104 3.7% 10,310 1.6% 649,577
1990 717,158 90.0% 23,727 3.0% 16,509 2.1% 19,225 2.4% 19,986 2.5% 796,605
  2000 742,301 89.5% 29,118 3.5% 14,786 1.8% 16,854 2.0% 25,868 3.1% 828,927
1960 38,467 78.5% 1,142 2.3% 4,826 9.8% 1,398 2.9% 3,182 6.5% 49,015
1970 53,949 84.9% 1,647 2.6% 4,696 7.4% 2,037 3.2% 1,234 1.9% 63,563
Solano 1980 88,882 88.9% 1,879 1.9% 4,298 4.3% 3,599 3.6% 1,353 1.4% 100,011
1990 143,553 90.4% 3,604 2.3% 3,916 2.5% 3,460 2.2% 4,180 2.6% 158,713
  2000 158,869 91.0% 4,662 2.7% 2,784 1.6% 2,815 1.6% 5,441 3.1% 174,571
1960 36,920 76.3% 659 1.4% 4,138 8.6% 1,388 2.9% 5,269 10.9% 48,374
1970 57,196 84.9% 1,225 1.8% 3,692 5.5% 2,580 3.8% 2,692 4.0% 67,385
Sonoma 1980 109,420 85.7% 4,093 3.2% 5,422 4.2% 4,391 3.4% 4,358 3.4% 127,684
1990 166,834 87.6% 4,351 2.3% 6,209 3.3% 3,721 2.0% 9,316 4.9% 190,431
  2000 196,417 87.3% 5,507 2.4% 6,929 3.1% 3,848 1.7% 12,246 5.4% 224,947
1960 977,052 69.9% 215,761 15.4% 108,581 7.8% 29,988 2.1% 66,133 4.7% 1,397,515
Bay 1970 1,420,706 77.9% 206,910 11.3% 104,306 5.7% 49,135 2.7% 43,407 2.4% 1,824,464
Area 1980 1,963,376 79.1% 283,277 11.4% 109,007 4.4% 77,887 3.1% 47,767 1.9% 2,481,314
1990 2,504,389 81.2% 293,581 9.5% 111,968 3.6% 69,610 2.3% 106,086 3.4% 3,085,634
  2000 2,674,595 80.9% 321,053 9.7% 106,063 3.2% 71,605 2.2% 132,735 4.0% 3,306,051
Sources:   U.S. Bureau of the Census, Decennial Censuses – 1960-1990
Note: "In-Vehicle" includes auto, truck or van driver plus auto, truck or van passenger.