List of U.S. cities with most households without a car

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The following are lists of United States cities of 100,000+ inhabitants with the highest percentages of households without automobiles.

2012[edit]

A 2014 study by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute found that in 2012 9.22% of US households were car-free. This was an increase from 8.87% in 2005. The city with the most car-free households was New York City at 56%, and the lowest was San José, California at 5.8%.[1] The following is a list of US cities with the most car-free households in 2012:[2]

Rank City  % car-free
1 New York City 56%
2 Washington, DC 38%
3 Boston 37%
4 Philadelphia 33%
5 San Francisco 31%
6 Baltimore 31%
7 Chicago 28%
8 Detroit 26%

2000 US Census[edit]

The following is a list of United States cities of 100,000+ inhabitants with the 50 highest percentages of households without automobiles, according to data from the 2000 Census. The Census measured the percentage of households that did not own or otherwise have access to an automobile, as opposed to households that had one or more automobiles.

1. New York City, New York 55.7% [3]
2. Newark, New Jersey 44.17% [3]
3. Jersey City, New Jersey 40.67% [3]
4. Washington, D.C. 36.93% [3]
5. Hartford, Connecticut 36.14% [3]
6. Baltimore, Maryland 35.89% [3]
7. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 35.74% [3]
8. Seattle, Washington 34.91% [3]
9. Buffalo, New York 31.42% [3]
10. New Haven, Connecticut 29.74% [3]
11. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 29.45% [3]
12. Paterson, New Jersey 29.32% [3]
13. Chicago, Illinois 28.85% [3]
14. San Francisco, California 28.56% [3]
15. Cambridge, Massachusetts 27.72% [3]
16. New Orleans, Louisiana 27.32% [3]
17. Yonkers, New York 27.05% [3]
18. Miami, Florida 26.71% [3]
19. Syracuse, New York 26.56% [3]
20. Rochester, New York 25.32% [3]
21. Elizabeth, New Jersey 25.21% [3]
22. St. Louis, Missouri 25.17% [3]
23. Cleveland, Ohio 24.57% [3]
24. Bridgeport, Connecticut 23.77% [3]
25. Atlanta, Georgia 23.58% [3]
26. Cincinnati, Ohio 23.37% [3]
27. Providence, Rhode Island 22.92% [3]
28. Springfield, Massachusetts 22.52% [3]
29. Detroit, Michigan 21.9% [3]
30. Richmond, Virginia 21.63% [3]
31. Milwaukee, Wisconsin 21.36% [3]
32. East Los Angeles, California 21.24% [3]
33. Louisville, Kentucky 20.47% [3]
34. Dayton, Ohio 19.97% [3]
35. Minneapolis, Minnesota 19.7% [3]
36. Oakland, California 19.62% [3]
37. Waterbury, Connecticut 19.46% [3]
38. Gary, Indiana 19.37 [3]
39. Honolulu, Hawaii 19.36% [3]
40. Allentown, Pennsylvania 18.84% [3]
41. Erie, Pennsylvania 18.2% [3]
42. Worcester, Massachusetts 18.11% [3]
43. Savannah, Georgia 17.64% [3]
44. Lowell, Massachusetts 17.05% [3]
45. Berkeley, California 17.01% [3]
46. Norfolk, Virginia 17.01% [3]
47. St. Paul, Minnesota 16.83% [3]
48. Birmingham, Alabama 16.77% [3]
49. Los Angeles, California 16.53% [3]
50. Fort Worth, Texas 16.32% [3]

See also[edit]

List of countries by vehicles per capita

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ http://usa.streetsblog.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/UMTRI-2014-5-abstract.pdf
  2. ^ http://ns.umich.edu/new/releases/21923-hitchin-a-ride-fewer-americans-have-their-own-vehicle
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax The Carfree Census Database, Bikes At Work. Retrieved 2012-09-27

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