See what the average commute is in Madison County, FL

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December 30, 2022
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See what the average commute is in Madison County, FL

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 Madison County using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Statistics are calculated based on 2020 5-year estimates. Madison County has a longer commute than five out of six neighboring counties, with Lowndes County, GA having the shortest commute at 19.5 minutes.

Madison County commuting by the numbers
- Average commute: 28.6 minutes
--- 2.4% higher than state average
--- #24 worst commute in the state
- Workers with 1+ hour commute: 11.7%
- Workers who drive to work: 95.4%
--- Workers who carpool to work: 10.7%
- Workers who take public transport to work: 0.7%
- Workers who work from home: 1.7%
- Left for work between 12 a.m. and 6 a.m.: 14.3%
- Worked outside county of residence: 27.5%

Commutes in neighboring counties
#1. Lowndes County, GA: 19.5 minutes
#2. Lafayette County, FL: 24.5 minutes
#2. Brooks County, GA: 24.5 minutes
#4. Taylor County, FL: 25.5 minutes
#5. Suwannee County, FL: 26.2 minutes
#6. Madison County, FL: 28.6 minutes
#7. Jefferson County, FL: 29.3 minutes

Counties with the best commute in Florida
#1. Monroe County: 18.4 minutes
#2. Franklin County: 19.4 minutes
#3. Highlands County: 20.6 minutes

Counties with the worst commute in Florida
#1. Osceola County: 34.3 minutes
#2. Clay County: 33.4 minutes
#3. Miami-Dade County: 32.5 minutes

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