Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2004

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2004

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State Number of workers Percent Mean travel time to work (minutes)
Car, truck, or van - drove alone Car, truck, or van - carpooled Public transportation (excluding taxicab) Walked Bicycled Taxicab, motorcyle or other means Worked at home
Alabama 1,930,841 85.4 9.7 0.5 1.0 0.2 0.9 2.3 23.8
Alaska 294,731 68.8 13.8 1.0 6.7 1.2 3.7 4.7 18.0
Arizona 2,427,059 76.0 14.4 1.8 2.0 0.7 1.4 3.6 23.4
Arkansas 1,176,429 83.4 10.9 0.4 1.7 0.1 1.2 2.4 20.8
California 15,440,738 75.4 11.3 4.8 2.3 0.7 1.1 4.4 27.1
Colorado 2,206,223 77.5 9.9 2.5 2.5 0.8 0.8 6.1 23.5
Connecticut 1,645,180 81.6 7.8 3.9 1.8 0.2 1.1 3.7 24.0
Delaware 383,007 82.0 9.2 2.1 1.6 0.1 1.1 3.8 23.2
District of Columbia 253,898 40.5 8.7 33.6 11.4 1.0 1.0 3.8 28.0
Florida 7,490,353 81.0 10.1 1.7 1.5 0.4 1.2 4.0 25.4
Georgia 3,980,922 79.9 11.7 2.1 1.2 0.2 1.4 3.6 26.8
Hawaii 575,045 68.4 16.4 5.5 3.0 0.8 1.8 4.2 25.8
Idaho 619,796 75.6 12.5 1.2 3.7 1.1 0.9 5.0 19.7
Illinois 5,694,375 74.8 9.7 8.0 2.6 0.4 0.9 3.7 27.7
Indiana 2,834,649 82.6 10.0 0.8 1.8 0.6 1.0 3.1 21.8
Iowa 1,438,365 80.3 9.6 1.0 2.7 0.3 0.9 5.2 18.2
Kansas 1,324,617 83.6 8.6 0.2 2.2 0.3 0.9 4.2 18.0
Kentucky 1,751,782 83.1 10.7 1.0 1.3 0.0 0.8 3.0 22.7
Louisiana 1,874,914 82.3 9.9 1.8 1.3 0.4 1.8 2.4 23.9
Maine 630,058 80.5 9.1 0.6 3.7 0.2 0.9 5.1 21.9
Maryland 2,665,868 74.3 10.3 8.3 2.1 0.1 1.2 3.6 29.7
Massachusetts 3,058,926 75.9 7.2 8.3 3.5 0.5 0.8 3.8 26.4
Michigan 4,347,720 84.6 8.6 0.9 1.9 0.2 0.5 3.2 22.9
Minnesota 2,562,390 79.2 9.2 2.9 2.8 0.4 0.8 4.7 22.3
Mississippi 1,176,194 82.5 11.3 0.2 1.6 0.1 1.4 2.9 21.7
Missouri 2,671,219 82.2 9.0 1.4 1.9 0.1 1.0 4.5 23.3
Montana 444,381 74.9 10.3 0.5 5.7 1.1 1.0 6.4 16.3
Nebraska 874,980 81.0 8.6 0.6 2.8 0.4 1.1 5.5 16.5
Nevada 1,072,900 77.5 11.2 3.8 2.7 0.5 1.2 3.1 22.6
New Hampshire 650,887 83.2 8.1 0.7 2.4 0.1 1.2 4.2 24.6
New Jersey 3,915,995 73.5 8.5 10.7 2.7 0.2 1.0 3.4 29.4
New Mexico 823,958 80.6 11.2 1.2 1.8 0.3 1.0 3.9 20.1
New York 8,309,453 56.3 7.8 25.1 5.3 0.3 1.4 3.7 30.6
North Carolina 3,777,332 81.7 11.5 0.9 1.7 0.2 0.9 3.1 23.9
North Dakota 322,631 78.3 8.8 0.4 4.1 0.7 0.8 6.9 15.4
Ohio 5,128,523 84.5 7.9 1.5 1.8 0.2 0.8 3.2 21.9
Oklahoma 1,528,426 83.3 9.2 0.4 1.9 0.1 1.6 3.4 19.5
Oregon 1,603,299 73.8 11.3 3.7 2.9 1.3 1.1 5.9 21.4
Pennsylvania 5,440,540 78.5 9.4 5.0 3.1 0.3 0.6 3.2 25.1
Rhode Island 492,837 82.7 9.4 2.2 1.7 0.1 1.0 2.9 23.1
South Carolina 1,845,763 82.6 10.7 0.5 1.6 0.2 1.0 3.3 22.4
South Dakota 382,707 77.5 10.0 0.2 3.8 0.2 0.9 7.5 15.8
Tennessee 2,655,684 83.9 10.2 0.7 1.2 0.1 0.7 3.1 23.2
Texas 9,763,122 80.5 11.5 1.5 1.4 0.2 1.4 3.6 23.8
Utah 1,077,277 73.8 13.6 2.6 2.3 0.7 1.1 6.0 20.7
Vermont 315,232 76.5 10.0 1.1 5.3 0.4 0.7 5.9 21.4
Virginia 3,513,959 78.7 11.2 3.5 1.7 0.2 1.0 3.6 26.5
Washington 2,800,303 75.3 10.3 4.3 3.2 0.7 1.0 5.2 24.8
West Virginia 719,109 81.7 10.3 1.1 3.0 0.0 1.4 2.5 25.6
Wisconsin 2,663,101 80.7 8.3 1.9 3.4 0.5 0.9 4.3 20.6
Wyoming 253,989 75.5 12.4 1.5 4.1 0.6 0.7 5.2 17.3
United States, total 130,831,187 77.7 10.1 4.6 2.4 0.4 1.1 3.8 24.7

NOTE: Data are for workers age 16 years and over.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, available at http://www.census.gov/acs/www/ as of Dec. 21, 2005.