50. Auburn, WA

Wet roads during a Typical commuting traffic in the Puget Sound region of Seattle Tacoma in the Pacific Northwest of the United States
J A Uppendahl / Shutterstock
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 31.7 minutes (20.1% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 28.5 minutes

  • Carpool: 33.5 minutes

  • Public transportation: 63.4 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 14.9% (6.0% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 9.9%

  • Carpool: 19.1%

  • Public transportation: 59%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 35,617

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 26,806

  • Workers carpooling: 3,790

  • Workers taking public transportation: 2,432

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 20.9%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.5%

49. Alexandria, VA

Alexandria, VA commuter bus
Author: RaksyBH / Shutterstock
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 31.8 minutes (20.5% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 27.6 minutes

  • Carpool: 31.2 minutes

  • Public transportation: 44.4 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 10.8% (1.9% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 5.9%

  • Carpool: 11.3%

  • Public transportation: 23.8%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 96,381

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 56,079

  • Workers carpooling: 8,044

  • Workers taking public transportation: 21,100

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 36.2%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 36.7%

48. South Gate, CA

South Gate, CA
Coolcaesar / Wikimedia Commons
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 31.8 minutes (20.5% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 29.9 minutes

  • Carpool: 33.4 minutes

  • Public transportation: 50.5 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 14.8% (5.9% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 11.7%

  • Carpool: 16%

  • Public transportation: 43.1%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 40,753

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 28,544

  • Workers carpooling: 6,408

  • Workers taking public transportation: 2,875

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 6.9%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.2%

47. Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Rancho Cucamonga, CA mountains
Cheryl / Wikimedia Commons
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 31.8 minutes (20.5% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 30.4 minutes

  • Carpool: 36.3 minutes

  • Public transportation: 75.8 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 15.9% (7.0% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 13.8%

  • Carpool: 22.8%

  • Public transportation: 79.8%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 82,302

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 66,682

  • Workers carpooling: 8,339

  • Workers taking public transportation: 1,330

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 37.4%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.5%

46. Oakland, CA

Oakland, CA street
Ethan Oringel / Flickr
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 31.9 minutes (20.8% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 27.3 minutes

  • Carpool: 30.7 minutes

  • Public transportation: 46.9 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 14.5% (5.6% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 9.8%

  • Carpool: 12.1%

  • Public transportation: 30.2%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 206,680

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 106,317

  • Workers carpooling: 24,013

  • Workers taking public transportation: 44,107

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 35.2%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.3%

45. Frederick, MD

Frederick, MD historical town sign
George Sheldon / Shutterstock
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 31.9 minutes (20.8% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 30.3 minutes

  • Carpool: 32.4 minutes

  • Public transportation: 78.3 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 21.2% (12.3% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 19.9%

  • Carpool: 21.5%

  • Public transportation: 66.6%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 36,989

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 27,408

  • Workers carpooling: 4,280

  • Workers taking public transportation: 1,666

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 25%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 9.9%

44. Rockville, MD

Rockville Maryland, town sign
grandbrothers / Shutterstock
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 32 minutes (21.2% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 27.2 minutes

  • Carpool: 36.6 minutes

  • Public transportation: 49.5 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 15.3% (6.4% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 9%

  • Carpool: 19.9%

  • Public transportation: 37.4%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 35,352

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 22,554

  • Workers carpooling: 2,988

  • Workers taking public transportation: 6,355

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 6.6%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 24.9%

43. New Rochelle, NY

New Rochelle, NY train platform
Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 32.1 minutes (21.6% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 25.4 minutes

  • Carpool: 26.2 minutes

  • Public transportation: 55.8 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 18.5% (9.6% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 7.8%

  • Carpool: 9.8%

  • Public transportation: 52.1%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 38,520

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 20,665

  • Workers carpooling: 3,455

  • Workers taking public transportation: 9,047

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 34.3%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 4.9%

42. San Leandro, CA

San Leandro, CA bus stop
Pi.1415926535 / Wikimedia Commons
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 32.4 minutes (22.7% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 29.1 minutes

  • Carpool: 31.4 minutes

  • Public transportation: 52.2 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 15.4% (6.5% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 10.6%

  • Carpool: 15.3%

  • Public transportation: 41.9%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 43,595

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 30,388

  • Workers carpooling: 4,440

  • Workers taking public transportation: 5,524

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 28.8%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.2%

41. Hayward, CA

Hayward, CA traffic
Minesweeper / Wikimedia Commons
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 32.4 minutes (22.7% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 30 minutes

  • Carpool: 33.7 minutes

  • Public transportation: 52.7 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 15.5% (6.6% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 11%

  • Carpool: 18.2%

  • Public transportation: 48%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 72,302

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 51,327

  • Workers carpooling: 8,647

  • Workers taking public transportation: 6,890

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 34.2%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.1%

40. Deltona, FL

Aerial view of Interstate 4 in Sanford. Highway of Florida.
Javier Cruz Acosta / Shutterstock
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 32.5 minutes (23.1% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 32.3 minutes

  • Carpool: 35 minutes

  • Public transportation: 50.8 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 12.2% (3.3% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 11.6%

  • Carpool: 18.6%

  • Public transportation: 60.2%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 36,299

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 31,524

  • Workers carpooling: 2,843

  • Workers taking public transportation: 123

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 46%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.6%

39. Kendall, FL

Kendall, FL highway traffic
Andrea Izzotti / Shutterstock
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 32.5 minutes (23.1% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 32.1 minutes

  • Carpool: 29.1 minutes

  • Public transportation: 49.5 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 14.6% (5.7% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 14.2%

  • Carpool: 9.5%

  • Public transportation: 27.9%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 38,247

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 31,775

  • Workers carpooling: 2,507

  • Workers taking public transportation: 1,537

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 3.9%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.4%

38. Whittier, CA

Whittier bridge
Hayk_Shalunts / Shutterstock
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 32.7 minutes (23.9% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 31.9 minutes

  • Carpool: 36.1 minutes

  • Public transportation: 63.7 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 15.1% (6.2% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 13.4%

  • Carpool: 22.1%

  • Public transportation: 58.4%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 40,098

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 32,695

  • Workers carpooling: 3,705

  • Workers taking public transportation: 906

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 18.6%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.2%

37. San Francisco, CA

San Francisco cable car
canadastock / Shutterstock
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 32.8 minutes (24.2% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 30.5 minutes

  • Carpool: 30.1 minutes

  • Public transportation: 41.6 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 14.2% (5.3% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 11%

  • Carpool: 10%

  • Public transportation: 23.8%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 495,315

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 170,042

  • Workers carpooling: 33,747

  • Workers taking public transportation: 168,514

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 23.7%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.4%

36. Philadelphia, PA

Street view of downtown Philadelphia in PA, USA
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  • Average one-way commute time to work: 32.9 minutes (24.6% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 30.5 minutes

  • Carpool: 33.4 minutes

  • Public transportation: 44.5 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 14.3% (5.4% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 9.7%

  • Carpool: 14.7%

  • Public transportation: 28.9%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 649,574

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 331,271

  • Workers carpooling: 54,786

  • Workers taking public transportation: 164,181

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 19.1%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 5.6%

35. Union City, NJ

Union City, NJ traffic
Famartin / Wikimedia Commons
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 33 minutes (25.0% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 29.1 minutes

  • Carpool: 32.9 minutes

  • Public transportation: 41 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 16.2% (7.3% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 8.9%

  • Carpool: 16.1%

  • Public transportation: 25.4%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 35,198

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 10,091

  • Workers carpooling: 4,435

  • Workers taking public transportation: 15,116

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 25.7%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 20.5%

34. Alameda, CA

Alameda, CA aerial view
Craig Howell / Flickr
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 33 minutes (25.0% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 28.7 minutes

  • Carpool: 29.5 minutes

  • Public transportation: 51.5 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 16.5% (7.6% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 10.8%

  • Carpool: 11.5%

  • Public transportation: 38.8%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 40,199

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 23,892

  • Workers carpooling: 3,439

  • Workers taking public transportation: 7,139

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 34.4%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.7%

33. Fontana, CA

Daytime aerial view of the city center of Fontana, California.
Matt Gush / Shutterstock
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 33 minutes (25.0% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 30.9 minutes

  • Carpool: 40.9 minutes

  • Public transportation: 76.3 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 17.3% (8.4% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 14.3%

  • Carpool: 28.1%

  • Public transportation: 71.4%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 91,390

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 71,719

  • Workers carpooling: 12,291

  • Workers taking public transportation: 1,676

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 32.5%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.2%

32. Pearland, TX

Pearland, TX town sign
Grguy2011 / Wikimedia Commons
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 33.1 minutes (25.4% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 32.9 minutes

  • Carpool: 33.4 minutes

  • Public transportation: 38.8 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 11.9% (3.0% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 11.6%

  • Carpool: 10.7%

  • Public transportation: 18.4%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 58,409

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 52,117

  • Workers carpooling: 4,067

  • Workers taking public transportation: 158

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 71.7%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.8%

31. Gaithersburg, MD

Gaithersburg, MD train station
John Mueller / Flickr
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 33.1 minutes (25.4% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 29.7 minutes

  • Carpool: 31.9 minutes

  • Public transportation: 52.6 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 18.8% (9.9% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 13.2%

  • Carpool: 14.6%

  • Public transportation: 51.2%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 35,858

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 24,276

  • Workers carpooling: 3,934

  • Workers taking public transportation: 4,888

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 7.4%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 18.8%

30. Fremont, CA

Fremont, CA open road
www.bluewaikiki.com / Flickr
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 33.6 minutes (27.3% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 30.2 minutes

  • Carpool: 32.1 minutes

  • Public transportation: 63.5 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 15.8% (6.9% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 9.8%

  • Carpool: 11.6%

  • Public transportation: 68.5%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 86,040

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 62,362

  • Workers carpooling: 8,561

  • Workers taking public transportation: 8,098

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 50.8%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.4%

29. Federal Way, WA

Federal Way, WA transit center
Atomic Taco / Flickr
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 33.6 minutes (27.3% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 30.3 minutes

  • Carpool: 40 minutes

  • Public transportation: 57.9 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 17.1% (8.2% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 11.5%

  • Carpool: 24.7%

  • Public transportation: 58.1%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 46,080

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 33,481

  • Workers carpooling: 5,310

  • Workers taking public transportation: 3,777

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 15.6%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.6%

28. Centreville, VA

Centreville, VA traffic lights
Taber Andrew Bain / Flickr
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 33.7 minutes (27.7% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 31 minutes

  • Carpool: 38.4 minutes

  • Public transportation: 81.2 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 15.5% (6.6% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 10.8%

  • Carpool: 25.9%

  • Public transportation: 89.3%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 41,403

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 32,677

  • Workers carpooling: 3,816

  • Workers taking public transportation: 1,531

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 24.6%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 11.3%

27. Naperville, IL

Naperville, IL train
Stephenrees / Wikimedia Commons
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 33.7 minutes (27.7% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 29.3 minutes

  • Carpool: 32.3 minutes

  • Public transportation: 69.1 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 18.7% (9.8% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 11.3%

  • Carpool: 15%

  • Public transportation: 77.6%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 73,341

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 54,576

  • Workers carpooling: 3,121

  • Workers taking public transportation: 7,401

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 45.9%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 1.4%

26. Concord, CA

Concord, CA Freeway Interchange sign
Sundry Photography / Shutterstock
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 33.8 minutes (28.0% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 30.2 minutes

  • Carpool: 35.4 minutes

  • Public transportation: 63 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 20% (11.1% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 13.4%

  • Carpool: 22.1%

  • Public transportation: 67.2%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 61,743

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 43,277

  • Workers carpooling: 6,553

  • Workers taking public transportation: 6,020

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 31.1%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.3%

25. West Covina, CA

West Covina, CA welcome sign
Ron Cogswell / Flickr
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 34 minutes (28.8% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 33.1 minutes

  • Carpool: 35.8 minutes

  • Public transportation: 52.8 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 19.1% (10.2% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 17.7%

  • Carpool: 20.8%

  • Public transportation: 47.5%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 50,005

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 40,333

  • Workers carpooling: 5,218

  • Workers taking public transportation: 1,744

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 13.6%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.2%

24. Lehigh Acres, FL

Lehigh Acres, FL bridge
Ebyabe / Wikimedia Commons
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 34.1 minutes (29.2% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 33.3 minutes

  • Carpool: 36.9 minutes

  • Public transportation: 60.8 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 11.6% (2.7% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 10.5%

  • Carpool: 16.1%

  • Public transportation: 49.9%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 48,421

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 39,106

  • Workers carpooling: 5,847

  • Workers taking public transportation: 345

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 13.1%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.5%

23. Pleasanton, CA

Pleasanton, CA town sign
Michael C. Berch / Wikimedia Commons
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 34.2 minutes (29.5% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 30.3 minutes

  • Carpool: 35 minutes

  • Public transportation: 68.2 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 21.7% (12.8% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 15.5%

  • Carpool: 19.5%

  • Public transportation: 78%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 38,360

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 27,833

  • Workers carpooling: 2,719

  • Workers taking public transportation: 3,451

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 38.1%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.5%

22. Yonkers, NY

Yonkers, NY street
tingo44 / Wikimedia Commons
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 34.3 minutes (29.9% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 26.2 minutes

  • Carpool: 28.3 minutes

  • Public transportation: 56.4 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 20.4% (11.5% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 7.0%

  • Carpool: 10.1%

  • Public transportation: 53.9%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 92,169

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 49,406

  • Workers carpooling: 8,904

  • Workers taking public transportation: 25,307

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 39%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 3.2%

21. Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL subway train
D Guest Smith / Shutterstock
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 34.6 minutes (31.1% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 32.9 minutes

  • Carpool: 34.2 minutes

  • Public transportation: 43.3 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 16.2% (7.3% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 13.6%

  • Carpool: 15.7%

  • Public transportation: 25.3%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 1,288,225

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 633,387

  • Workers carpooling: 101,904

  • Workers taking public transportation: 363,149

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 6%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 1.2%

20. Richmond, CA

Richmond, CA aerial view
Audiohifi / Wikimedia Commons
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 34.7 minutes (31.4% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 29.9 minutes

  • Carpool: 34.6 minutes

  • Public transportation: 55.8 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 18.5% (9.6% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 11.2%

  • Carpool: 18.9%

  • Public transportation: 48.5%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 50,469

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 30,012

  • Workers carpooling: 9,205

  • Workers taking public transportation: 7,056

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 61.3%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.4%

19. Victorville, CA

Victorville, CA memorial statue
Milpearc / Wikimedia Commons
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 34.7 minutes (31.4% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 32.5 minutes

  • Carpool: 48.1 minutes

  • Public transportation: 45.6 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 21.1% (12.2% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 18.6%

  • Carpool: 33.9%

  • Public transportation: 49%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 39,863

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 31,028

  • Workers carpooling: 5,602

  • Workers taking public transportation: 247

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 15.5%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.5%

18. Vallejo, CA

Vallejo, CA highway toll
Sundry Photography / Shutterstock
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 34.8 minutes (31.8% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 31.7 minutes

  • Carpool: 39 minutes

  • Public transportation: 74.4 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 21.3% (12.4% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 16.5%

  • Carpool: 27.8%

  • Public transportation: 77.5%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 52,801

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 38,065

  • Workers carpooling: 8,852

  • Workers taking public transportation: 2,549

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 56.6%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.5%

17. Silver Spring, MD

Silver Spring, MD city bus
Kristi Blokhin / Shutterstock
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 34.9 minutes (32.2% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 30.1 minutes

  • Carpool: 35.9 minutes

  • Public transportation: 46 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 14.6% (5.7% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 7%

  • Carpool: 19.3%

  • Public transportation: 28.3%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 44,522

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 22,612

  • Workers carpooling: 4,801

  • Workers taking public transportation: 12,768

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 15.6%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 41.3%

16. Santa Clarita, CA

Santa Clarita, CA street and mountains
Jeff Turner / Flickr
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 34.9 minutes (32.2% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 33.6 minutes

  • Carpool: 36.5 minutes

  • Public transportation: 67.5 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 19.7% (10.8% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 18%

  • Carpool: 21.8%

  • Public transportation: 64.2%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 100,616

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 77,049

  • Workers carpooling: 11,390

  • Workers taking public transportation: 3,056

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 3.8%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.5%

15. Temecula, CA

Temecula, CA town sign
Prayitno / Flickr
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 34.9 minutes (32.2% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 34.5 minutes

  • Carpool: 40.3 minutes

  • Public transportation: 34.1 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 24.2% (15.3% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 23.8%

  • Carpool: 31%

  • Public transportation: 1%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 49,647

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 38,553

  • Workers carpooling: 5,631

  • Workers taking public transportation: 101

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 36.6%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.7%

14. Newark, NJ

Newark, NJ street traffic
Ken L. / Flickr
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 35.5 minutes (34.5% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 28.9 minutes

  • Carpool: 33.9 minutes

  • Public transportation: 55.6 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 20.6% (11.7% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 10.1%

  • Carpool: 19.6%

  • Public transportation: 47.3%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 113,302

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 58,077

  • Workers carpooling: 12,667

  • Workers taking public transportation: 29,791

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 31.6%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 10.9%

13. Quincy, MA

Quincy, MA road indicator sign
Roman Babakin / Shutterstock
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 35.6 minutes (34.8% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 31 minutes

  • Carpool: 31.8 minutes

  • Public transportation: 48.4 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 18.9% (10.0% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 13.6%

  • Carpool: 15.8%

  • Public transportation: 32.1%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 52,315

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 29,819

  • Workers carpooling: 4,731

  • Workers taking public transportation: 14,706

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 59%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 1%

12. Germantown, MD

Germantown, MD highway
Illegitimate Barrister / Wikimedia Commons
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 36.4 minutes (37.9% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 33.6 minutes

  • Carpool: 33.7 minutes

  • Public transportation: 62.8 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 20.9% (12.0% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 16.8%

  • Carpool: 12.9%

  • Public transportation: 63.3%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 49,794

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 36,746

  • Workers carpooling: 5,176

  • Workers taking public transportation: 4,855

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 9.5%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 16.8%

11. San Tan Valley, AZ

San Tan Valley, AZ highway aerial view
Tim Roberts Photography / Shutterstock
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 36.5 minutes (38.3% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 36.7 minutes

  • Carpool: 35.5 minutes

  • Public transportation: 72.2 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 17% (8.1% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 16.8%

  • Carpool: 18%

  • Public transportation: 84.2%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 38,110

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 30,560

  • Workers carpooling: 4,571

  • Workers taking public transportation: 120

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 67.5%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.9%

10. Corona, CA

Corona, CA aerial view
Tim Gray / Shutterstock
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 36.7 minutes (39% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 35.3 minutes

  • Carpool: 44.6 minutes

  • Public transportation: 63.7 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 23.6% (14.7% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 21.7%

  • Carpool: 33.4%

  • Public transportation: 57.1%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 76,203

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 59,157

  • Workers carpooling: 9,933

  • Workers taking public transportation: 1,231

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 49.1%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.5%

9. Jersey City, NJ

Jersey City, NJ traffic
Jim Henderson / GoodFreePhotos
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 36.8 minutes (39.4% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 30.9 minutes

  • Carpool: 31.3 minutes

  • Public transportation: 45.1 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 18.7% (9.8% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 11.5%

  • Carpool: 14.7%

  • Public transportation: 27%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 133,529

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 42,190

  • Workers carpooling: 9,236

  • Workers taking public transportation: 64,735

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 17.8%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 36.5%

8. San Ramon, CA

San Ramon, CA Tesla car lot
Beach Media / Shutterstock
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 37.2 minutes (40.9% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 33 minutes

  • Carpool: 41.9 minutes

  • Public transportation: 74.7 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 25.4% (16.5% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 18.4%

  • Carpool: 32.8%

  • Public transportation: 85.9%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 36,182

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 26,543

  • Workers carpooling: 2,849

  • Workers taking public transportation: 2,790

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 56.7%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.8%

7. Chino Hills, CA

Chino Hills, CA overhead view
Ab189 / Wikimedia Commons
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 38.9 minutes (47.3% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 37.9 minutes

  • Carpool: 43.3 minutes

  • Public transportation: 69.1 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 23.4% (14.5% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 21.2%

  • Carpool: 32.5%

  • Public transportation: 77.8%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 37,254

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 30,201

  • Workers carpooling: 3,836

  • Workers taking public transportation: 586

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 66%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.2%

6. Hoboken, NJ

Hoboken, NJ subway train
Trevor Logan / Wikimedia Commons
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 39.4 minutes (49.2% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 40.8 minutes

  • Carpool: 39.9 minutes

  • Public transportation: 42.2 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 13.6% (4.7% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 20%

  • Carpool: 18%

  • Public transportation: 12.7%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 35,394

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 8,405

  • Workers carpooling: 655

  • Workers taking public transportation: 21,572

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 18.6%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 57.5%

5. Dale City, VA

Dale City, VA street
Famartin / Wikimedia Commons
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 39.4 minutes (49.2% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 37.5 minutes

  • Carpool: 43.9 minutes

  • Public transportation: 61.9 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 25.2% (16.3% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 21.3%

  • Carpool: 33.7%

  • Public transportation: 66%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 37,302

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 28,424

  • Workers carpooling: 4,652

  • Workers taking public transportation: 2,023

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 46.1%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 14.3%

4. New York, NY

New York, NY traffic
Pixabay
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 40.8 minutes (54.5% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 33.9 minutes

  • Carpool: 37.9 minutes

  • Public transportation: 48.7 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 26.1% (17.2% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 16.2%

  • Carpool: 21.3%

  • Public transportation: 35.5%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 3,975,121

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 874,860

  • Workers carpooling: 183,025

  • Workers taking public transportation: 2,247,732

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 42.8%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 2.8%

3. Palmdale, CA

Los Angeles, Palmdale and Lancaster highway sign in California's Mojave desert.
trekandshoot / Shutterstock
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 42.7 minutes (61.7% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 39.2 minutes

  • Carpool: 55.6 minutes

  • Public transportation: 86.6 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 35% (26.1% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 30.8%

  • Carpool: 52%

  • Public transportation: 81%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 59,045

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 45,132

  • Workers carpooling: 8,851

  • Workers taking public transportation: 1,159

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 5%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.4%

2. Tracy, CA

Tracy, CA windfarm
Mariusz S. Jurgielewicz / Shutterstock
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 43.5 minutes (64.8% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 39.9 minutes

  • Carpool: 54.7 minutes

  • Public transportation: 91.3 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 35.3% (26.4% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 31%

  • Carpool: 49.6%

  • Public transportation: 89.6%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 40,381

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 29,959

  • Workers carpooling: 6,558

  • Workers taking public transportation: 1,190

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 55.8%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.4%

1. Antioch, CA

Antioch, CA highway
Rich Lonardo / Shutterstock
  • Average one-way commute time to work: 45.4 minutes (72.0% higher than national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 41 minutes

  • Carpool: 49.7 minutes

  • Public transportation: 82.3 minutes

  • Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 33.5% (24.6% more than the national average)

  • Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 27.1%

  • Carpool: 39.1%

  • Public transportation: 85.8%

  • Workers 16 years and over: 47,238

  • Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 32,427

  • Workers carpooling: 7,809

  • Workers taking public transportation: 3,643

  • Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 32.3%

  • Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.4%

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