Fun Super Bowl 2012 Facts from the Census Bureau

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

The Census Bureau is making a habit out of publishing interesting numbers and facts related to the Super Bowl each year. The Census Bureau has just released now a report about the Super Bowl 2012.

This year the Census Bureau offers up some statistics for each of the Super Bowl 2012 Team's Home Cities and Indianapolis, the home of Super Bowl XLVI.


New York
New York the home of the New York Giants is America's most populous city with 8,175,133 people as of 2010.


33.4% Percentage of New York residents 25 and older who had a bachelor's degree or higher in 2010;  79.6 percent had at least graduated from high school. The respective national figures were 28.2 percent and 85.6 percent. The percentage in New York who have graduated from high school did not differ significantly from the percentage for Indianapolis.


38.7 minutes Average amount of time it took New York residents to get to work — 22.7 percent of the city's workers drove to work alone, 5.0 percent carpooled and 55.7 percent took public transportation. Nationally, it took workers an average of 25.3 minutes to get to work. The percentage of New York workers who drove to work alone and the percentage taking public transportation were significantly different from the national average and Indianapolis.

49.2% Percentage of New York residents 5 and older who spoke a language other than English at home. The national average was 20.6 percent.

$48,743 Median household income for New York. The national median was $50,046. The figure for New York was not statistically different from the national average.


$504,500 Median home value of owner-occupied homes in New York. The national median was $179,900. The figure for New York differed significantly from that for Indianapolis.

Boston
22nd is where Boston ranked on the list of the nation's most populous cities. The population of Boston in 2010 was 617,594. The Patriots actually play in suburban Foxborough, Mass., which had a 2010 Census population of 16,865.

44.3% Percentage of Boston residents 25 and older who had a bachelor's degree or higher in 2010; 85.8 percent had at least graduated from high school. The respective national figures were 28.2 percent and 85.6 percent. The percentage in Boston who had at least a bachelor's degree was significantly higher from the percentage for Indianapolis.

28.4 minutes Average amount of time it took Boston residents to get to work — 38.3 percent of the city's workers drove to work alone, 7.3 percent carpooled and 32.8 percent took public transportation. Nationally, it took workers an average of 25.3 minutes to get to work. The percentage of Boston workers who drove to work alone and the percentage taking public transportation were significantly different from the national average and Indianapolis.

35.5% Percentage of Boston residents 5 and older who spoke a language other than English at home. The national average was 20.6 percent.

$49,893 Median household income for Boston. The national median was $50,046. The figure for Boston was not statistically different from the national average.

$369,600 Median home value of owner-occupied homes in Boston. The national median was $179,900. The figure for Boston is significantly different from that for Indianapolis.

Indianapolis



12th is where Indianapolis ranked on the list of the nation's most populous cities. The population of Indianapolis in 2010 was 820,445.

26.7% percentage of Indianapolis residents 25 and older who had a bachelor's degree or higher in 2010; 83.8 percent had at least graduated from high school. The respective national figures were 28.2 percent and 85.6 percent.

22.2 minutes average amount of time it took Indianapolis residents to get to work — 82.6 percent of the city's workers drove to work alone, 9.2 percent carpooled and 1.8 percent took public transportation. Nationally, it took workers an average of 25.3 minutes to get to work.

12.7% Percentage of Indianapolis residents 5 and older who spoke a language other than English at home. The national average was 20 percent.


$38,502 Median household income for Indianapolis. The national median was $50,046. The figure for Indianapolis is statistically different than the national average.

$118,100 Median home value of owner-occupied homes in Indianapolis. The national median was $179,900.


See also our Super Bowl 2012 Guide for Super Bowl Facts and Schedules.

The Super Bowl 2012 is taking place in Indianapolis on February 5th, 2012. Watch already the first fully released Super Bowl 2012 Commercials online. Super Bowl Ads for Geeks is covering everything there is to know (Super Bowl 2012 Facts) about the Super Bowl 2012 Ads and more, leading up to the big game. The coverage on Super Bowl Ads for Geeks extends our famous Super Bowl for Geeks Guide on I4U News. See who the 2012 Super Bowl Advertisers are.

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