Posted 4/29/2013 12:00 am
Arkansas workers don't spend as much time getting to and from work as do most other states.
- Among U.S. workers who did not work at home, 8.1 percent had commutes of 60 minutes or longer each way in 2011.
- New York shows the highest rate of “long commutes” at 16.2 percent, followed by Maryland and New Jersey at 14.8 and 14.6 percent, respectively.
- Only 5 percent of Arkansas workers had commutes of 60 minutes or longer.
Travel Time to Work: 2011
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|One-way travel time interval||Percentage of workers|
|Less than 10 minutes||13.40|
|10 to 14 minutes||14.30|
|15 to 19 minutes||15.50|
|20 to 24 minutes||14.80|
|25 to 29 minutes||6.10|
|30 to 34 minutes||13.70|
|35 to 44 minutes||6.40|
|45 to 59 minutes||7.50|
|60 or more minutes||8.10|
Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey