URBAN DATA BOOK, 1975

The book contains data for the 35 largest SMSA'S. It was prepared for use in transportation planning based on 1970 census data. It presents 2 tables and 5 charts for each SMSA. The charts plot population densities for area encompassing SMSA. Table 1 shows population, population density, and land area for SMSA, urbanized area, Central City, and Central Business District; and the following socioeconomic data for 11 concentric rings, 1 or 2 miles wide, radiating from a point at the center of the Central Business District: Race or ethnic group (white, black, spanish origin, other); sex and median age; and % 65 or older; families and households, number and average size; median and mean family income; mean and median rent and value of owner-occupied houses; and automobile ownership. Table 2 shows the following data for workers, by place of residence (Central City, Urbanized Ring, Rural and Scattered Urban, and outside SMSA): Place of work, worker density and employment density per square mile, and work trip distribution by mode -- automobile, public transportation, walk or work at home, and taxi or other. Compilation of selected data on Journey to Work travel Patterns and selected socioeconomic characteristics, by distance from center.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Office of the Secretary of Transportation

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Bronitsky, L
  • Publication Date: 1975-11

Media Info

  • Pagination: n.p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00320373
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transportation Statistical Reference File, TSC
  • Report/Paper Numbers: One-Time
  • Files: TSR, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 23 1981 12:00AM