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The Zip Code With the Shortest Commute in Every State

Alabama: 36362
> Location: Fort Rucker
> Avg. commute time (minutes): 13.2 (Alabama: 25.2)
> Share of commuters driving alone: 66.5% (Alabama: 84.9%)
> Share of commuters carpooling: 2.9% (Alabama: 8.3%)
> Share of commuters using public transit: 0.0% reported (Alabama: 0.3%)
> No. of zip codes considered in ranking: 381

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Alaska: 99752
> Location: Kotzebue
> Avg. commute time (minutes): 6.2 (Alaska: 18.9)
> Share of commuters driving alone: 25.9% (Alaska: 68.1%)
> Share of commuters carpooling: 16.7% (Alaska: 12.1%)
> Share of commuters using public transit: 1.4% (Alaska: 1.2%)
> No. of zip codes considered in ranking: 42

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Arizona: 85708
> Location: Tucson
> Avg. commute time (minutes): 10.7 (Arizona: 25.8)
> Share of commuters driving alone: 83.5% (Arizona: 74.5%)
> Share of commuters carpooling: 11.5% (Arizona: 10.7%)
> Share of commuters using public transit: 0.0% reported (Arizona: 1.6%)
> No. of zip codes considered in ranking: 254

Arkansas: 72370
> Location: Osceola
> Avg. commute time (minutes): 13.4 (Arkansas: 21.8)
> Share of commuters driving alone: 81.6% (Arkansas: 82.3%)
> Share of commuters carpooling: 15.7% (Arkansas: 10.2%)
> Share of commuters using public transit: 0.3% (Arkansas: 0.3%)
> No. of zip codes considered in ranking: 202

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California: 92310
> Location: Fort Irwin
> Avg. commute time (minutes): 7.7 (California: 29.8)
> Share of commuters driving alone: 63.7% (California: 72.1%)
> Share of commuters carpooling: 12.6% (California: 10.0%)
> Share of commuters using public transit: 0.0% reported (California: 4.6%)
> No. of zip codes considered in ranking: 1,192

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