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Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2013

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State Number of workers Percent Mean travel time to work (minutes)
Car, truck,
or van–
drove alone
Car, truck,
or van–
carpooled
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
Walked Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle or other means Worked at home
Alabama 1,983,610 86.4 8.5 0.5 1.0 1.0 2.5 23.6
Alaska 357,776 66.7 13.0 1.8 8.8 5.4 4.3 18.4
Arizona 2,754,451 76.3 11.0 2.4 2.1 2.8 5.5 23.4
Arkansas 1,223,214 83.4 10.1 0.5 1.7 1.5 2.8 20.8
California 16,745,843 73.2 10.9 5.3 2.7 2.6 5.2 26.4
Colorado 2,577,184 74.7 9.7 3.3 2.9 2.5 6.9 22.9
Connecticut 1,736,156 77.9 8.3 5.1 3.1 1.2 4.3 24.4
Delaware 423,542 80.3 9.1 3.5 2.1 1.2 3.7 24.5
District of Columbia 330,087 32.3 5.3 38.5 13.6 5.9 4.4 28.6
Florida 8,353,263 79.6 9.4 2.1 1.5 2.2 5.1 24.8
Georgia 4,291,263 79.6 10.3 2.1 1.5 1.7 4.9 25.7
Hawaii 672,446 67.6 13.5 6.1 4.2 4.2 4.4 25.6
Idaho 696,905 78.8 9.6 0.7 3.1 2.3 5.5 19.0
Illinois 5,973,263 73.6 8.3 9.1 3.1 1.6 4.2 26.9
Indiana 2,974,599 83.0 8.8 1.2 2.0 1.7 3.3 22.4
Iowa 1,547,508 80.9 8.6 1.1 3.7 1.6 4.2 18.1
Kansas 1,389,013 82.4 9.1 0.5 2.5 1.5 4.0 18.4
Kentucky 1,866,676 82.8 9.6 1.1 2.3 1.2 3.2 21.9
Louisiana 1,984,437 82.6 9.6 1.3 1.7 2.3 2.4 24.6
Maine 629,171 77.4 10.6 0.7 3.9 1.6 5.7 22.0
Maryland 2,946,590 74.0 9.0 9.1 2.4 1.2 4.2 31.1
Massachusetts 3,326,313 71.8 7.4 9.9 4.8 1.7 4.4 27.3
Michigan 4,274,964 82.4 8.8 1.5 2.2 1.3 3.8 23.1
Minnesota 2,773,626 78.4 8.6 3.6 2.9 1.6 4.9 21.9
Mississippi 1,181,081 84.0 10.3 0.4 1.5 1.7 1.9 23.2
Missouri 2,773,780 81.7 9.2 1.6 2.0 1.4 4.1 22.3
Montana 475,287 75.1 10.1 0.7 5.3 2.8 6.0 16.9
Nebraska 954,452 81.5 9.3 0.8 2.7 1.3 4.4 17.3
Nevada 1,246,513 78.4 10.5 3.4 2.2 1.9 3.6 22.8
New Hampshire 677,618 81.2 8.1 1.0 3.1 1.1 5.4 25.4
New Jersey 4,166,286 72.0 8.0 11.1 2.9 2.0 4.0 29.7
New Mexico 865,357 79.2 10.5 1.1 2.3 2.6 4.4 20.5
New York 9,024,559 52.8 6.9 27.9 6.4 2.0 4.0 30.8
North Carolina 4,348,669 81.1 10.0 1.1 1.9 1.3 4.5 22.8
North Dakota 387,697 79.0 10.1 0.4 4.5 1.6 4.4 17.1
Ohio 5,241,598 83.6 7.8 1.7 2.2 1.2 3.5 22.4
Oklahoma 1,703,568 83.4 9.7 0.5 1.7 1.4 3.4 20.6
Oregon 1,745,718 71.6 10.3 4.3 4.0 3.5 6.3 21.4
Pennsylvania 5,867,765 76.8 8.3 5.6 3.9 1.5 3.9 25.0
Rhode Island 505,361 80.3 8.0 2.7 4.1 1.8 3.1 23.2
South Carolina 2,064,944 82.9 9.0 0.7 2.5 1.6 3.3 22.9
South Dakota 427,117 79.7 9.2 0.3 4.2 1.4 5.2 16.1
Tennessee 2,837,090 83.9 9.2 0.7 1.4 1.3 3.5 23.7
Texas 11,939,372 80.2 10.7 1.6 1.6 1.8 4.1 24.4
Utah 1,307,408 76.0 11.8 2.3 2.6 2.1 5.1 20.1
Vermont 314,505 75.4 9.7 1.2 5.3 1.6 6.8 21.0
Virginia 4,018,400 77.4 9.4 4.4 2.5 1.8 4.5 26.4
Washington 3,204,510 72.7 10.1 6.3 3.5 2.2 5.3 24.6
West Virginia 738,848 81.5 10.8 0.7 2.8 1.2 3.1 25.0
Wisconsin 2,822,070 80.5 8.2 2.0 3.5 1.7 4.1 21.2
Wyoming 290,906 77.1 10.8 1.5 4.6 2.3 3.7 16.9
United States, total 142,962,379 76.4 9.4 5.2 2.8 1.9 4.4 24.7

NOTES: Data for workers age 16 years and over, based on state of residence.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 2013 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates, available at www.census.gov/acs as of August 2015.

Updated: Saturday, May 20, 2017