Special Report

The Town With the Shortest Commute in Every State

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Colorado: Fort Carson
> Avg. commute time (minutes): 10.4 (Colorado: 25.8)
> Share of commuters driving alone: 54.5% (Colorado: 72.9%)
> Share of commuters carpooling: 19.9% (Colorado: 8.6%)
> Share of commuters using public transit: 0.0% (Colorado: 2.8%)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 127

Connecticut: Storrs
> Avg. commute time (minutes): 13.5 (Connecticut: 26.7)
> Share of commuters driving alone: 19.3% (Connecticut: 76.3%)
> Share of commuters carpooling: 3.4% (Connecticut: 7.8%)
> Share of commuters using public transit: 2.1% (Connecticut: 4.4%)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 90

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Delaware: Dover Base Housing
> Avg. commute time (minutes): 11.2 (Delaware: 26.2)
> Share of commuters driving alone: 87.6% (Delaware: 78.8%)
> Share of commuters carpooling: 7.9% (Delaware: 8.6%)
> Share of commuters using public transit: 0.0% reported (Delaware: 2.2%)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 30

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Florida: Pensacola Station
> Avg. commute time (minutes): 9.5 (Florida: 27.9)
> Share of commuters driving alone: 15.6% (Florida: 77.7%)
> Share of commuters carpooling: 3.1% (Florida: 9.2%)
> Share of commuters using public transit: 0.0% reported (Florida: 1.6%)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 432

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Georgia: Berry College
> Avg. commute time (minutes): 8.4 (Georgia: 28.7)
> Share of commuters driving alone: 28.6% (Georgia: 77.7%)
> Share of commuters carpooling: 8.7% (Georgia: 9.3%)
> Share of commuters using public transit: 0.7% (Georgia: 1.9%)
> No. of towns considered in ranking: 201

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