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The City With the Longest Drives to Work in Every State

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Hawaii: Urban Honolulu
> Avg. commute time (minutes): 28.4 (Hawaii: 27.1)
> Share of commuters driving alone: 65.2% (Hawaii: 67.6%)
> Share of commuters carpooling: 13.4% (Hawaii: 13.4%)
> Share of commuters using public transit: 7.1% (Hawaii: 5.5%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 2

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Idaho: Boise City
> Avg. commute time (minutes): 22.6 (Idaho: 21.2)
> Share of commuters driving alone: 78.1% (Idaho: 77.8%)
> Share of commuters carpooling: 8.3% (Idaho: 9.3%)
> Share of commuters using public transit: 0.3% (Idaho: 0.6%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 6

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Illinois: Chicago-Naperville-Elgin
> Avg. commute time (minutes): 31.8 (Illinois: 29.0)
> Share of commuters driving alone: 68.3% (Illinois: 71.5%)
> Share of commuters carpooling: 7.7% (Illinois: 7.8%)
> Share of commuters using public transit: 11.3% (Illinois: 8.8%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 10

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Indiana: Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson
> Avg. commute time (minutes): 25.3 (Indiana: 23.9)
> Share of commuters driving alone: 80.8% (Indiana: 81.3%)
> Share of commuters carpooling: 8.2% (Indiana: 9.0%)
> Share of commuters using public transit: 0.8% (Indiana: 0.9%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 12

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Iowa: Des Moines-West Des Moines
> Avg. commute time (minutes): 20.7 (Iowa: 19.5)
> Share of commuters driving alone: 81.4% (Iowa: 80.2%)
> Share of commuters carpooling: 7.7% (Iowa: 8.0%)
> Share of commuters using public transit: 0.9% (Iowa: 0.9%)
> No. of metros considered in ranking: 8

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