See what the average commute is in Coweta County, GA

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December 30, 2022
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See what the average commute is in Coweta County, GA

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 Coweta County using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Statistics are calculated based on 2020 5-year estimates. Coweta County has a longer commute than three out of six neighboring counties, with Troup County, GA having the shortest commute at 24.1 minutes.

Coweta County commuting by the numbers
- Average commute: 31.6 minutes
--- 9.6% higher than state average
--- #29 worst commute in the state
- Workers with 1+ hour commute: 12.8%
- Workers who drive to work: 89.3%
--- Workers who carpool to work: 9.2%
- Workers who take public transport to work: 0.6%
- Workers who work from home: 6.9%
- Left for work between 12 a.m. and 6 a.m.: 16.5%
- Worked outside county of residence: 50.7%

Commutes in neighboring counties
#1. Troup County, GA: 24.1 minutes
#2. Spalding County, GA: 28.8 minutes
#3. Fulton County, GA: 28.9 minutes
#4. Coweta County, GA: 31.6 minutes
#5. Fayette County, GA: 32.2 minutes
#6. Heard County, GA: 35.1 minutes
#7. Meriwether County, GA: 35.5 minutes

Counties with the best commute in Georgia
#1. Chattahoochee County: 11.1 minutes
#2. Ben Hill County: 15.0 minutes
#3. Tift County: 18.5 minutes

Counties with the worst commute in Georgia
#1. Paulding County: 39.2 minutes
#2. Jasper County: 35.7 minutes
#3. Meriwether County: 35.5 minutes

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