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Cities with the worst commutes in America

  • #30. Fremont, CA

    - Average one-way commute time to work: 33.6 minutes (27.3% higher than national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 30.2 minutes
    --- Carpool: 32.1 minutes
    --- Public transportation: 63.5 minutes

    - Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 15.8% (6.9% more than the national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 9.8%
    --- Carpool: 11.6%
    --- Public transportation: 68.5%

    - Workers 16 years and over: 86,040
    --- Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 62,362
    --- Workers carpooling: 8,561
    --- Workers taking public transportation: 8,098

    - Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 50.8%
    - Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.4%

  • #29. Federal Way, WA

    - Average one-way commute time to work: 33.6 minutes (27.3% higher than national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 30.3 minutes
    --- Carpool: 40 minutes
    --- Public transportation: 57.9 minutes

    - Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 17.1% (8.2% more than the national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 11.5%
    --- Carpool: 24.7%
    --- Public transportation: 58.1%

    - Workers 16 years and over: 46,080
    --- Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 33,481
    --- Workers carpooling: 5,310
    --- Workers taking public transportation: 3,777

    - Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 15.6%
    - Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.6%

  • #28. Centreville, VA

    - Average one-way commute time to work: 33.7 minutes (27.7% higher than national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 31 minutes
    --- Carpool: 38.4 minutes
    --- Public transportation: 81.2 minutes

    - Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 15.5% (6.6% more than the national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 10.8%
    --- Carpool: 25.9%
    --- Public transportation: 89.3%

    - Workers 16 years and over: 41,403
    --- Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 32,677
    --- Workers carpooling: 3,816
    --- Workers taking public transportation: 1,531

    - Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 24.6%
    - Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 11.3%

  • #27. Naperville, IL

    - Average one-way commute time to work: 33.7 minutes (27.7% higher than national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 29.3 minutes
    --- Carpool: 32.3 minutes
    --- Public transportation: 69.1 minutes

    - Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 18.7% (9.8% more than the national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 11.3%
    --- Carpool: 15%
    --- Public transportation: 77.6%

    - Workers 16 years and over: 73,341
    --- Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 54,576
    --- Workers carpooling: 3,121
    --- Workers taking public transportation: 7,401

    - Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 45.9%
    - Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 1.4%

  • #26. Concord, CA

    - Average one-way commute time to work: 33.8 minutes (28.0% higher than national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 30.2 minutes
    --- Carpool: 35.4 minutes
    --- Public transportation: 63 minutes

    - Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 20% (11.1% more than the national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 13.4%
    --- Carpool: 22.1%
    --- Public transportation: 67.2%

    - Workers 16 years and over: 61,743
    --- Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 43,277
    --- Workers carpooling: 6,553
    --- Workers taking public transportation: 6,020

    - Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 31.1%
    - Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.3%

  • #25. West Covina, CA

    - Average one-way commute time to work: 34 minutes (28.8% higher than national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 33.1 minutes
    --- Carpool: 35.8 minutes
    --- Public transportation: 52.8 minutes

    - Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 19.1% (10.2% more than the national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 17.7%
    --- Carpool: 20.8%
    --- Public transportation: 47.5%

    - Workers 16 years and over: 50,005
    --- Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 40,333
    --- Workers carpooling: 5,218
    --- Workers taking public transportation: 1,744

    - Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 13.6%
    - Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.2%

  • #24. Lehigh Acres, FL

    - Average one-way commute time to work: 34.1 minutes (29.2% higher than national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 33.3 minutes
    --- Carpool: 36.9 minutes
    --- Public transportation: 60.8 minutes

    - Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 11.6% (2.7% more than the national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 10.5%
    --- Carpool: 16.1%
    --- Public transportation: 49.9%

    - Workers 16 years and over: 48,421
    --- Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 39,106
    --- Workers carpooling: 5,847
    --- Workers taking public transportation: 345

    - Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 13.1%
    - Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.5%

  • #23. Pleasanton, CA

    - Average one-way commute time to work: 34.2 minutes (29.5% higher than national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 30.3 minutes
    --- Carpool: 35 minutes
    --- Public transportation: 68.2 minutes

    - Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 21.7% (12.8% more than the national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 15.5%
    --- Carpool: 19.5%
    --- Public transportation: 78%

    - Workers 16 years and over: 38,360
    --- Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 27,833
    --- Workers carpooling: 2,719
    --- Workers taking public transportation: 3,451

    - Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 38.1%
    - Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.5%

  • #22. Yonkers, NY

    - Average one-way commute time to work: 34.3 minutes (29.9% higher than national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 26.2 minutes
    --- Carpool: 28.3 minutes
    --- Public transportation: 56.4 minutes

    - Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 20.4% (11.5% more than the national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 7.0%
    --- Carpool: 10.1%
    --- Public transportation: 53.9%

    - Workers 16 years and over: 92,169
    --- Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 49,406
    --- Workers carpooling: 8,904
    --- Workers taking public transportation: 25,307

    - Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 39%
    - Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 3.2%

  • #21. Chicago, IL

    - Average one-way commute time to work: 34.6 minutes (31.1% higher than national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 32.9 minutes
    --- Carpool: 34.2 minutes
    --- Public transportation: 43.3 minutes

    - Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 16.2% (7.3% more than the national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 13.6%
    --- Carpool: 15.7%
    --- Public transportation: 25.3%

    - Workers 16 years and over: 1,288,225
    --- Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 633,387
    --- Workers carpooling: 101,904
    --- Workers taking public transportation: 363,149

    - Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 6%
    - Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 1.2%