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Worst commutes in Florida

Worst commutes in Florida

The average American spends nearly an hour every day in a single-occupancy vehicle getting to and from work. For those who live in big, dense cities such as New York City, Chicago, and Los Angeles, the time wasted sitting in traffic increases substantially, but which cities have the worst commutes?

Stacker has collected data from the U.S Census Bureau to determine which Florida cities spend the most time traveling to work. The data, from 2017 (the most recent available) includes commuters 16 years of age or older and only people who do not work remotely.

Cities were ranked by average commute, and any ties were broken by commuters with 60 minutes or more of one-way travel time. Whether driving or taking public transport, train delays, bumper-to-bumper traffic congestion, and unexpected construction all contribute to endless frustration and bouts of road rage all over the country.

Read on to find out the worst Florida cities to live in if you are especially susceptible to traffic-induced anger.

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#25. Orange County (Northeast)

- Average one-way commute time to work: 30.6 minutes
- Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 6.1%
- Workers 16 years and over: 64,671

#24. Miami-Dade County (Northeast)—Opa-Locka, West Little River, and Westview

- Average one-way commute time to work: 30.7 minutes
- Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 10.9%
- Workers 16 years and over: 39,861

#23. Orange County (Northwest)

- Average one-way commute time to work: 31 minutes
- Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 8%
- Workers 16 years and over: 65,104

#22. Broward County (South Central)—Miramar (West) and Pembroke Pines (Southwest)

- Average one-way commute time to work: 31.1 minutes
- Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 10.1%
- Workers 16 years and over: 69,149

#21. Volusia County (Southwest Central)—Deltona and Lake Helen

- Average one-way commute time to work: 31.4 minutes
- Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 11.7%
- Workers 16 years and over: 52,740

#20. Miami-Dade County (East Central)—Kendall (North), Sunset, and Westwood Lakes

- Average one-way commute time to work: 31.4 minutes
- Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 11.9%
- Workers 16 years and over: 50,147

#19. Osceola County (East)

- Average one-way commute time to work: 31.5 minutes
- Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 9.3%
- Workers 16 years and over: 61,038

#18. Miami-Dade County (North Central)—Miami Gardens (North and West)

- Average one-way commute time to work: 31.5 minutes
- Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 9.5%
- Workers 16 years and over: 45,044

#17. Lake (South) and Sumter (South) Counties

- Average one-way commute time to work: 31.5 minutes
- Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 10.2%
- Workers 16 years and over: 70,649

#16. Miami-Dade County (Northeast)—Greater North Miami Beach (West)

- Average one-way commute time to work: 31.5 minutes
- Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 10.4%
- Workers 16 years and over: 49,883

#15. Miami-Dade County—North Miami (Southwest) and Golden Glades (West)

- Average one-way commute time to work: 31.5 minutes
- Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 10.9%
- Workers 16 years and over: 48,057

#14. Pasco County (West Central)

- Average one-way commute time to work: 31.8 minutes
- Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 16%
- Workers 16 years and over: 40,201

#13. Lee County (Northeast)—Lehigh Acres and North Fort Myers

- Average one-way commute time to work: 32.1 minutes
- Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 10.3%
- Workers 16 years and over: 69,883

#12. Broward County—Weston, Pembroke Pines (Northwest), and Southwest Ranches

- Average one-way commute time to work: 32.4 minutes
- Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 13%
- Workers 16 years and over: 67,406

#11. Hillsborough County (South County)

- Average one-way commute time to work: 32.5 minutes
- Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 12%
- Workers 16 years and over: 93,312

#10. Pasco County (East Central)

- Average one-way commute time to work: 32.6 minutes
- Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 14.2%
- Workers 16 years and over: 49,228

#9. Osceola County (West)

- Average one-way commute time to work: 32.7 minutes
- Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 12.5%
- Workers 16 years and over: 82,352

#8. Pasco County (South)

- Average one-way commute time to work: 32.9 minutes
- Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 12.6%
- Workers 16 years and over: 60,066

#7. Clay County

- Average one-way commute time to work: 33.3 minutes
- Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 13.3%
- Workers 16 years and over: 91,495

#6. Miami-Dade County (North Central)—Tamiami Trail Region (South)—Tamiami

- Average one-way commute time to work: 34.8 minutes
- Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 13.1%
- Workers 16 years and over: 54,336

#5. Miami-Dade County (South)—Homestead (North) and Florida City (North)

- Average one-way commute time to work: 37.1 minutes
- Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 24.9%
- Workers 16 years and over: 44,794

#4. Miami-Dade County (Central)—The Hammocks (West), Richmond West (West), and Country Walk

- Average one-way commute time to work: 37.6 minutes
- Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 22.5%
- Workers 16 years and over: 56,852

#3. Miami-Dade County (Southwest)—South Miami Heights

- Average one-way commute time to work: 37.9 minutes
- Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 19.6%
- Workers 16 years and over: 51,976

#2. Miami-Dade County (Southeast)—Cutler Bay and Palmetto Bay

- Average one-way commute time to work: 38.7 minutes
- Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 21.9%
- Workers 16 years and over: 55,313

#1. Miami-Dade County (Central)—Kendale Lakes (Southwest) and Kendall West (South)

- Average one-way commute time to work: 39.2 minutes
- Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 24.1%
- Workers 16 years and over: 53,533