Special Report

The Town With the Shortest Commute in Every State

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Virginia: Camp Barrett
> Avg. commute time (minutes): 10.8 (Virginia: 28.6)
> Share of commuters driving alone: 37.3% (Virginia: 74.9%)
> Share of commuters carpooling: 5.3% (Virginia: 8.9%)
> Share of commuters using public transit: 2.9% (Virginia: 4.0%)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 217

Washington: Whidbey Island Station
> Avg. commute time (minutes): 7.6 (Washington: 28.0)
> Share of commuters driving alone: 49.9% (Washington: 69.7%)
> Share of commuters carpooling: 17.8% (Washington: 9.7%)
> Share of commuters using public transit: 0.0% reported (Washington: 6.0%)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 241

West Virginia: Moorefield
> Avg. commute time (minutes): 10.3 (West Virginia: 26.1)
> Share of commuters driving alone: 66.1% (West Virginia: 82.0%)
> Share of commuters carpooling: 28.8% (West Virginia: 8.6%)
> Share of commuters using public transit: 0.0% reported (West Virginia: 0.8%)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 58

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Wisconsin: Marinette
> Avg. commute time (minutes): 11.4 (Wisconsin: 22.2)
> Share of commuters driving alone: 87.5% (Wisconsin: 79.9%)
> Share of commuters carpooling: 5.5% (Wisconsin: 7.7%)
> Share of commuters using public transit: 0.2% (Wisconsin: 1.5%)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 221

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Wyoming: Warren AFB
> Avg. commute time (minutes): 9.6 (Wyoming: 17.9)
> Share of commuters driving alone: 81.0% (Wyoming: 77.4%)
> Share of commuters carpooling: 13.2% (Wyoming: 10.0%)
> Share of commuters using public transit: 0.2% (Wyoming: 1.0%)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 25

 

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