See what the average commute is in Calaveras County, CA

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December 30, 2022
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See what the average commute is in Calaveras County, CA

American commutes are getting longer, with a U.S. Census Bureau report released in 2021 revealing the average one-way commute in 2019 reached a record high of 27.6 minutes. Combined with high gas prices, workers' daily commutes are increasingly time-consuming and expensive—so much so that some are calling for commutes to count as part of the workday.

Even worse are travel times for "super commuters"—that unlucky 10% of Americans traveling more than one hour each way to punch a clock.

Stacker compiled statistics about the average commute in Calaveras County using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Statistics are calculated based on 2020 5-year estimates. Calaveras County has a longer commute than all of its four neighboring counties, with Tuolumne County, CA having the shortest commute at 28.1 minutes.

Calaveras County commuting by the numbers
- Average commute: 38.7 minutes
--- 29.8% higher than state average
--- #1 worst commute in the state
- Workers with 1+ hour commute: 23.5%
- Workers who drive to work: 86.3%
--- Workers who carpool to work: 10.3%
- Workers who take public transport to work: 0.8%
- Workers who work from home: 10.8%
- Left for work between 12 a.m. and 6 a.m.: 19.5%
- Worked outside county of residence: 46.2%

Commutes in neighboring counties
#1. Tuolumne County, CA: 28.1 minutes
#2. Amador County, CA: 30.6 minutes
#2. Stanislaus County, CA: 30.6 minutes
#4. San Joaquin County, CA: 35.2 minutes
#5. Calaveras County, CA: 38.7 minutes

Counties with the best commute in California
#1. Del Norte County: 15.6 minutes
#1. Mono County: 15.6 minutes
#3. Inyo County: 17.1 minutes

Counties with the worst commute in California
#1. Calaveras County: 38.7 minutes
#2. Contra Costa County: 38.5 minutes
#3. San Benito County: 36.3 minutes

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