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Tables

Stuck in the Sand: Tables

August 31, 2005

Table 1. Drivers in Southern Cities Send
The Most Money to Middle East Oil Producers

  Metro Area (MSA) House-
hold
Dollars
to Middle
East, Per Year
Total Dollars to Middle East, Per Metro Area (MSA) Average
Miles Per Driver, Per Year
Average
Miles Per Household, Per Year
1 Nashville, TN $314 $157,739,797 16,473 30,260
2 Jacksonville, FL $302 $136,318,855 13,905 29,102
3 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC $301 $154,257,728 15,204 29,016
4 Dallas-Fort Worth, TX $299 $575,826,429 15,665 28,894
5 Atlanta, GA $289 $450,699,938 14,848 27,932
6 Denver-Boulder-Greeley, CO $279 $284,244,606 14,278 26,943
7 Memphis, TN-AR-MS $259 $111,550,567 14,605 25,033
8 Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC $257 $164,755,751 13,416 24,802
9 Houston-Galveston-Brazoria, TX $246 $410,065,437 12,049 23,765
10 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA $246 $95,052,192 12,739 23,700
11 Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN-WI $243 $307,292,586 12,152 23,477
12 Oklahoma City, OK $240 $68,511,780 13,575 23,115
13 Salt Lake City-Ogden, UT $236 $85,269,236 10,468 22,792
14 Kansas City, MO-KS $236 $168,828,528 11,857 22,785
15 Hartford, CT $232 $99,021,336 12,409 22,430
16 Greensboro-Winston-Salem-High Point, NC $227 $136,598,664 12,353 21,932
17 Orlando, FL $224 $143,490,259 13,456 21,567
18 Phoenix-Mesa, AZ $223 $255,507,174 11,212 21,514
19 St. Louis, MO-IL $222 $213,846,706 11,873 21,428
20 San Diego, CA $218 $223,650,388 10,905 21,075
21 Columbus, OH $216 $133,240,954 12,351 20,872
22 Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange County, CA $216 $1,173,187,796 11,532 20,814
23 Sacramento-Yolo, CA $216 $172,880,579 11,318 20,800
24 Milwaukee-Racine, WI $214 $137,448,454 12,315 20,659
25 Portland-Salem, OR-WA $213 $177,730,603 11,426 20,539
26 San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, CA $211 $593,568,399 11,885 20,325
27 Washington-Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV $209 $698,279,187 11,514 20,174
28 Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, WA $205 $337,926,502 10,549 19,810
29 San Antonio, TX $205 $114,493,744 11,048 19,799
30 Detroit-Ann Arbor-Flint, MI $202 $412,075,917 10,900 19,511
31 Rochester, NY $201 $88,119,144 10,736 19,369
32 Austin-San Marcos, TX $200 $98,223,362 10,531 19,303
33 New Orleans, LA $199 $102,451,589 10,439 19,233
34 Louisville, KY-IN $198 $76,222,075 11,583 19,154
35 Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News, VA-NC $198 $140,381,268 10,086 19,133
36 Chicago-Gary-Kenosha, IL-IN-WI $196 $584,189,612 10,853 18,885
37 Grand Rapids-Muskegon-Holland, MI $195 $77,838,750 9,593 18,825
38 Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL $194 $224,759,261 9,308 18,680
39 Cleveland-Akron, OH $193 $227,536,626 10,556 18,623
40 Cincinnati-Hamilton, OH-KY-IN $188 $165,937,167 11,058 18,175
41 Pittsburgh, PA $187 $170,155,031 11,620 18,083
42 Boston-Worcester-Lawrence, MA-NH-ME-CT $187 $433,165,234 10,153 18,016
43 Indianapolis, IN $185 $128,256,207 10,435 17,807
44 Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City, PA-NJ-DE-MD $179 $374,032,241 10,544 17,310
45 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL $174 $188,290,807 10,594 16,777
46 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY $159 $75,994,083 9,738 15,373
47 Las Vegas, NV-AZ $148 $91,870,659 8,111 14,298
48 Honolulu, HI $146 $41,867,734 7,051 14,077
49 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-CT-PA $132 $1,046,755,530 8,499 12,776
50 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton, FL $127 $52,407,211 8,014 12,274

Source: U.S. Departments of Energy and Transportation, 2005

Table 2. Population and Transit Use in the Top 50 Metro Areas

  Metro Area (MSA) Households in MSA MSA Population Rail Track Miles within MSA Rail & Bus Trips per Driver, Per Year
1 Nashville, TN 503,000 1,199,000 0 7
2 Jacksonville, FL 452,000 1,331,000 5 10
3 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 513,000 1,568,000 0 19
4 Dallas-Fort Worth, TX 1,923,000 5,148,000 53 22
5 Atlanta, GA 1,557,000 4,433,000 104 48
6 Denver-Boulder-Greeley, CO 1,018,000 2,608,000 29 40
7 Memphis, TN-AR-MS 430,000 1,174,000 6 15
8 Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 641,000 1,652,000 0 4
9 Houston-Galveston-Brazoria, TX 1,665,000 4,651,000 5 28
10 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA 387,000 1,021,000 0 23
11 Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN-WI 1,263,000 3,419,000 0 28
12 Oklahoma City, OK 286,000 759,000 0 5
13 Salt Lake City-Ogden, UT 361,000 1,118,000 34 28
14 Kansas City, MO-KS 715,000 1,822,000 0 10
15 Hartford, CT 426,000 965,000 0 18
16 Greensboro-Winston-Salem-High Point, NC 601,000 1,536,000 0 5
17 Orlando, FL 642,000 1,511,000 0 21
18 Phoenix-Mesa, AZ 1,146,000 3,271,000 0 18
19 St. Louis, MO-IL 963,000 2,555,000 74 26
20 San Diego, CA 1,024,000 2,995,000 179 41
21 Columbus, OH 616,000 1,428,000 0 15
22 Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange County, CA 5,439,000 15,584,000 755 64
23 Sacramento-Yolo, CA 802,000 2,121,000 39 19
24 Milwaukee-Racine, WI 642,000 1,552,000 0 53
25 Portland-Salem, OR-WA 835,000 2,077,000 86 66
26 San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, CA 2,818,000 7,146,000 697 83
27 Washington-Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV 3,340,000 8,812,000 967 92
28 Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, WA 1,646,000 4,470,000 114 38
29 San Antonio, TX 558,000 1,522,000 0 39
30 Detroit-Ann Arbor-Flint, MI 2,038,000 5,298,000 4 13
31 Rochester, NY 439,000 1,144,000 0 17
32 Austin-San Marcos, TX 491,000 1,243,000 0 41
33 New Orleans, LA 514,000 1,430,000 16 54
34 Louisville, KY-IN 384,000 884,000 0 20
35 Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News, VA-NC 708,000 1,791,000 0 11
36 Chicago-Gary-Kenosha, IL-IN-WI 2,985,000 7,827,000 1562 104
37 Grand Rapids-Muskegon-Holland, MI 399,000 1,145,000 0 7
38 Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL 1,161,000 3,323,000 167 55
39 Cleveland-Akron, OH 1,179,000 3,065,000 75 27
40 Cincinnati-Hamilton, OH-KY-IN 881,000 2,025,000 0 16
41 Pittsburgh, PA 908,000 2,159,000 45 48
42 Boston-Worcester-Lawrence, MA-NH-ME-CT 2,320,000 6,175,000 770 85
43 Indianapolis, IN 695,000 1,595,000 3 9
44 Philadelphia-Wilmington-Atlantic City, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2,085,000 5,342,000 1150 93
45 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 1,083,000 2,241,000 5 11
46 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 477,000 1,150,000 14 31
47 Las Vegas, NV-AZ 620,000 1,554,000 4 43
48 Honolulu, HI 287,000 838,000 0 121
49 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-CT-PA 7,906,000 20,261,000 3533 274
50 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton, FL 412,000 865,000 0 12

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation (2005) and American Public Transportation Association (2003)

Table 3: Driving and Spending Data, Per Driver

  Metro Area Miles Per Driver / Year Dollars Per Driver To Middle East, Per Year Drivers Per Household
1 Nashville, TN 16,473 $171 1.84
2 Dallas--Fort Worth, TX 15,665 $162 1.84
3 Charlotte--Gastonia--Rock Hill, NC--SC 15,204 $158 1.91
4 Atlanta, GA 14,848 $154 1.88
5 Memphis, TN--AR--MS 14,605 $151 1.71
6 Denver--Boulder--Greeley, CO 14,278 $148 1.89
7 Jacksonville, FL 13,905 $144 2.09
8 Oklahoma City, OK 13,575 $141 1.70
9 Orlando, FL 13,456 $139 1.60
10 Raleigh--Durham--Chapel Hill, NC 13,416 $139 1.85
11 Providence--Fall River--Warwick, RI--MA 12,739 $132 1.86
12 Hartford, CT 12,409 $129 1.81
13 Greensboro--Winston-Salem--High Point, NC 12,353 $128 1.78
14 Columbus, OH 12,351 $128 1.69
15 Milwaukee--Racine, WI 12,315 $128 1.68
16 Minneapolis--St. Paul, MN--WI 12,152 $126 1.93
17 Houston--Galveston--Brazoria, TX 12,049 $125 1.97
18 San Francisco--Oakland--San Jose, CA 11,885 $123 1.71
19 St. Louis, MO--IL 11,873 $123 1.80
20 Kansas City, MO--KS 11,857 $123 1.92
21 Pittsburgh, PA 11,620 $120 1.56
22 Louisville, KY--IN 11,583 $120 1.65
23 Los Angeles--Riverside--Orange County, CA 11,532 $120 1.80
24 Washington--Baltimore, DC--MD--VA--WV 11,514 $119 1.75
25 Portland--Salem, OR--WA 11,426 $118 1.80
26 Sacramento--Yolo, CA 11,318 $117 1.84
27 Phoenix--Mesa, AZ 11,212 $116 1.92
28 Cincinnati--Hamilton, OH--KY--IN 11,058 $115 1.64
29 San Antonio, TX 11,048 $114 1.79
30 San Diego, CA 10,905 $113 1.93
31 Detroit--Ann Arbor--Flint, MI 10,900 $113 1.79
32 Chicago--Gary--Kenosha, IL--IN--WI 10,853 $112 1.74
33 Rochester, NY 10,736 $111 1.80
34 Tampa--St. Petersburg--Clearwater, FL 10,594 $110 1.58
35 Cleveland--Akron, OH 10,556 $109 1.76
36 Seattle--Tacoma--Bremerton, WA 10,549 $109 1.88
37 Philadelphia--Wilmington--Atlantic City,PA--NJ--DE--MD 10,544 $109 1.64
38 Austin--San Marcos, TX 10,531 $109 1.83
39 Salt Lake City--Ogden, UT 10,468 $108 2.18
40 New Orleans, LA 10,439 $108 1.84
41 Indianapolis, IN 10,435 $108 1.71
42 Boston--Worcester--Lawrence, MA--NH--ME--CT 10,153 $105 1.77
43 Norfolk--Virginia Beach--Newport News, VA--NC 10,086 $105 1.90
44 Buffalo--Niagara Falls, NY 9,738 $101 1.58
45 Grand Rapids--Muskegon--Holland, MI 9,593 $99 1.96
46 Miami--Fort Lauderdale, FL 9,308 $96 2.01
47 New York--Northern New Jersey--Long Island,NY--NJ--CT--PA 8,499 $88 1.50
48 Las Vegas, NV--AZ 8,111 $84 1.76
49 West Palm Beach--Boca Raton, FL 8,014 $83 1.53
50 Honolulu, HI 7,051 $73 2.00

Source: U.S. Departments of Energy and Transportation, 2005