See what the average commute is in Campbell County, KY

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December 30, 2022
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See what the average commute is in Campbell County, KY

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 Campbell County using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Statistics are calculated based on 2020 5-year estimates. Campbell County has a longer commute than two out of four neighboring counties, with Kenton County, KY having the shortest commute at 23.3 minutes.

Campbell County commuting by the numbers
- Average commute: 23.9 minutes
--- 0.7% higher than state average
--- #45 best commute in the state
- Workers with 1+ hour commute: 4.3%
- Workers who drive to work: 87.3%
--- Workers who carpool to work: 9.4%
- Workers who take public transport to work: 1.3%
- Workers who work from home: 7.3%
- Left for work between 12 a.m. and 6 a.m.: 11.2%
- Worked outside county of residence: 24.0%

Commutes in neighboring counties
#1. Kenton County, KY: 23.3 minutes
#2. Hamilton County, OH: 23.5 minutes
#3. Campbell County, KY: 23.9 minutes
#4. Clermont County, OH: 28.3 minutes
#5. Pendleton County, KY: 37.2 minutes

Counties with the best commute in Kentucky
#1. Calloway County: 16.8 minutes
#2. McCracken County: 17.1 minutes
#3. Christian County: 18.1 minutes

Counties with the worst commute in Kentucky
#1. Lewis County: 46.0 minutes
#2. Lee County: 44.1 minutes
#3. Robertson County: 41.2 minutes

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