See what the average commute is in Lincoln County, NV

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December 30, 2022
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See what the average commute is in Lincoln County, NV

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 Lincoln County using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Statistics are calculated based on 2020 5-year estimates. Lincoln County has a longer commute than five out of seven neighboring counties, with White Pine County, NV having the shortest commute at 16.6 minutes.

Lincoln County commuting by the numbers
- Average commute: 21.4 minutes
--- 13.1% lower than state average
--- #6 best commute in the state
- Workers with 1+ hour commute: 11.6%
- Workers who drive to work: 84.3%
--- Workers who carpool to work: 12.0%
- Workers who take public transport to work: 0.0%
- Workers who work from home: 11.0%
- Left for work between 12 a.m. and 6 a.m.: 18.4%
- Worked outside county of residence: 10.9%

Commutes in neighboring counties
#1. White Pine County, NV: 16.6 minutes
#2. Iron County, UT: 16.9 minutes
#3. Millard County, UT: 17.5 minutes
#4. Washington County, UT: 17.7 minutes
#5. Beaver County, UT: 18.7 minutes
#6. Lincoln County, NV: 21.4 minutes
#7. Clark County, NV: 25.1 minutes
#8. Nye County, NV: 26.5 minutes

Counties with the best commute in Nevada
#1. Esmeralda County: 13.1 minutes
#2. Mineral County: 14.1 minutes
#3. White Pine County: 16.6 minutes

Counties with the worst commute in Nevada
#1. Elko County: 29.2 minutes
#2. Lyon County: 28.6 minutes
#3. Storey County: 27.9 minutes

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