See what the average commute is in Chouteau County, MT

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December 30, 2022
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See what the average commute is in Chouteau County, MT

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 Chouteau County using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Statistics are calculated based on 2020 5-year estimates. Chouteau County has a longer commute than six out of seven neighboring counties, with Liberty County, MT having the shortest commute at 10.7 minutes.

Chouteau County commuting by the numbers
- Average commute: 19.9 minutes
--- 8.3% higher than state average
--- #16 worst commute in the state
- Workers with 1+ hour commute: 5.2%
- Workers who drive to work: 76.3%
--- Workers who carpool to work: 10.1%
- Workers who take public transport to work: 0.4%
- Workers who work from home: 11.2%
- Left for work between 12 a.m. and 6 a.m.: 4.8%
- Worked outside county of residence: 27.1%

Commutes in neighboring counties
#1. Liberty County, MT: 10.7 minutes
#2. Hill County, MT: 13.5 minutes
#3. Pondera County, MT: 15.0 minutes
#4. Cascade County, MT: 16.5 minutes
#5. Fergus County, MT: 16.8 minutes
#6. Judith Basin County, MT: 18.5 minutes
#7. Chouteau County, MT: 19.9 minutes
#8. Teton County, MT: 20.6 minutes

Counties with the best commute in Montana
#1. Wheatland County: 9.9 minutes
#2. Liberty County: 10.7 minutes
#3. Daniels County: 11.6 minutes

Counties with the worst commute in Montana
#1. Musselshell County: 29.1 minutes
#2. Mineral County: 27.4 minutes
#3. Stillwater County: 27.1 minutes

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