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Cities with the worst commutes in America

  • #20. Richmond, CA

    - Average one-way commute time to work: 34.7 minutes (31.4% higher than national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 29.9 minutes
    --- Carpool: 34.6 minutes
    --- Public transportation: 55.8 minutes

    - Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 18.5% (9.6% more than the national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 11.2%
    --- Carpool: 18.9%
    --- Public transportation: 48.5%

    - Workers 16 years and over: 50,469
    --- Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 30,012
    --- Workers carpooling: 9,205
    --- Workers taking public transportation: 7,056

    - Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 61.3%
    - Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.4%

  • #19. Victorville, CA

    - Average one-way commute time to work: 34.7 minutes (31.4% higher than national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 32.5 minutes
    --- Carpool: 48.1 minutes
    --- Public transportation: 45.6 minutes

    - Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 21.1% (12.2% more than the national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 18.6%
    --- Carpool: 33.9%
    --- Public transportation: 49%

    - Workers 16 years and over: 39,863
    --- Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 31,028
    --- Workers carpooling: 5,602
    --- Workers taking public transportation: 247

    - Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 15.5%
    - Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.5%

  • #18. Vallejo, CA

    - Average one-way commute time to work: 34.8 minutes (31.8% higher than national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 31.7 minutes
    --- Carpool: 39 minutes
    --- Public transportation: 74.4 minutes

    - Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 21.3% (12.4% more than the national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 16.5%
    --- Carpool: 27.8%
    --- Public transportation: 77.5%

    - Workers 16 years and over: 52,801
    --- Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 38,065
    --- Workers carpooling: 8,852
    --- Workers taking public transportation: 2,549

    - Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 56.6%
    - Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.5%

  • #17. Silver Spring, MD

    - Average one-way commute time to work: 34.9 minutes (32.2% higher than national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 30.1 minutes
    --- Carpool: 35.9 minutes
    --- Public transportation: 46 minutes

    - Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 14.6% (5.7% more than the national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 7%
    --- Carpool: 19.3%
    --- Public transportation: 28.3%

    - Workers 16 years and over: 44,522
    --- Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 22,612
    --- Workers carpooling: 4,801
    --- Workers taking public transportation: 12,768

    - Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 15.6%
    - Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 41.3%

  • #16. Santa Clarita, CA

    - Average one-way commute time to work: 34.9 minutes (32.2% higher than national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 33.6 minutes
    --- Carpool: 36.5 minutes
    --- Public transportation: 67.5 minutes

    - Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 19.7% (10.8% more than the national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 18%
    --- Carpool: 21.8%
    --- Public transportation: 64.2%

    - Workers 16 years and over: 100,616
    --- Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 77,049
    --- Workers carpooling: 11,390
    --- Workers taking public transportation: 3,056

    - Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 3.8%
    - Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.5%

  • #15. Temecula, CA

    - Average one-way commute time to work: 34.9 minutes (32.2% higher than national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 34.5 minutes
    --- Carpool: 40.3 minutes
    --- Public transportation: 34.1 minutes

    - Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 24.2% (15.3% more than the national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 23.8%
    --- Carpool: 31%
    --- Public transportation: 1%

    - Workers 16 years and over: 49,647
    --- Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 38,553
    --- Workers carpooling: 5,631
    --- Workers taking public transportation: 101

    - Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 36.6%
    - Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.7%

  • #14. Newark, NJ

    - Average one-way commute time to work: 35.5 minutes (34.5% higher than national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 28.9 minutes
    --- Carpool: 33.9 minutes
    --- Public transportation: 55.6 minutes

    - Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 20.6% (11.7% more than the national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 10.1%
    --- Carpool: 19.6%
    --- Public transportation: 47.3%

    - Workers 16 years and over: 113,302
    --- Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 58,077
    --- Workers carpooling: 12,667
    --- Workers taking public transportation: 29,791

    - Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 31.6%
    - Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 10.9%

  • #13. Quincy, MA

    - Average one-way commute time to work: 35.6 minutes (34.8% higher than national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 31 minutes
    --- Carpool: 31.8 minutes
    --- Public transportation: 48.4 minutes

    - Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 18.9% (10.0% more than the national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 13.6%
    --- Carpool: 15.8%
    --- Public transportation: 32.1%

    - Workers 16 years and over: 52,315
    --- Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 29,819
    --- Workers carpooling: 4,731
    --- Workers taking public transportation: 14,706

    - Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 59%
    - Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 1%

  • #12. Germantown, MD

    - Average one-way commute time to work: 36.4 minutes (37.9% higher than national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 33.6 minutes
    --- Carpool: 33.7 minutes
    --- Public transportation: 62.8 minutes

    - Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 20.9% (12.0% more than the national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 16.8%
    --- Carpool: 12.9%
    --- Public transportation: 63.3%

    - Workers 16 years and over: 49,794
    --- Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 36,746
    --- Workers carpooling: 5,176
    --- Workers taking public transportation: 4,855

    - Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 9.5%
    - Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 16.8%

  • #11. San Tan Valley, AZ

    - Average one-way commute time to work: 36.5 minutes (38.3% higher than national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 36.7 minutes
    --- Carpool: 35.5 minutes
    --- Public transportation: 72.2 minutes

    - Workers with one-way commutes over 60 minutes: 17% (8.1% more than the national average)
    --- Driving alone in car, truck, or van: 16.8%
    --- Carpool: 18%
    --- Public transportation: 84.2%

    - Workers 16 years and over: 38,110
    --- Workers who drove a car, truck, or van: 30,560
    --- Workers carpooling: 4,571
    --- Workers taking public transportation: 120

    - Workers who commute outside their county of residence: 67.5%
    - Workers who commute outside their state of residence: 0.9%

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