Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2007

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2007

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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 Taxicab, motorcycle, bicycle or other means Worked at home
Alabama 1,982,297 83.4 11.2 0.4 1.3 1.1 2.5 24.1
Alaska 329,649 66.2 13.4 1.4 8.4 4.6 5.9 18.0
Arizona 2,777,552 74.8 13.5 2.1 2.2 2.5 4.8 25.1
Arkansas 1,209,981 80.8 12.1 0.5 1.6 1.5 3.5 21.0
California 16,421,576 73.2 11.9 5.1 2.8 2.2 4.8 27.3
Colorado 2,445,512 74.5 10.5 3.4 3.2 2.4 6.0 24.2
Connecticut 1,720,206 79.6 7.8 4.4 3.1 1.4 3.8 24.6
Delaware 406,312 79.9 10.2 2.7 2.7 1.2 3.2 24.0
District of Columbia 289,798 38.2 6.8 36.4 11.1 2.5 5.0 30.1
Florida 8,173,299 79.6 10.5 1.9 1.6 2.1 4.2 25.9
Georgia 4,331,703 78.7 11.1 2.2 1.7 2.0 4.4 27.1
Hawaii 627,314 68.0 15.2 5.6 4.4 2.6 4.2 26.4
Idaho 697,827 76.4 11.6 0.8 3.1 2.8 5.3 20.5
Illinois 6,007,749 73.7 9.3 8.8 3.1 1.5 3.7 28.2
Indiana 2,952,890 83.1 9.5 1.0 2.1 1.2 3.2 22.7
Iowa 1,509,114 78.7 10.2 1.1 3.9 1.3 4.9 18.3
Kansas 1,374,749 81.3 9.6 0.5 2.7 1.4 4.4 18.8
Kentucky 1,864,395 81.3 11.0 1.2 2.2 1.2 3.2 22.2
Louisiana 1,849,182 80.9 11.2 1.1 2.0 1.9 2.7 24.9
Maine 643,147 79.2 9.8 0.6 4.1 1.5 4.8 22.7
Maryland 2,782,913 74.3 10.2 8.4 2.6 0.9 3.6 31.1
Massachusetts 3,181,672 73.0 8.1 9.1 4.3 1.5 4.0 27.4
Michigan 4,400,918 83.1 8.9 1.2 2.3 1.2 3.4 23.9
Minnesota 2,680,541 77.8 9.3 3.2 3.1 1.6 5.1 22.3
Mississippi 1,182,872 82.7 11.1 0.4 1.8 1.6 2.4 23.9
Missouri 2,751,664 80.7 10.4 1.5 2.0 1.3 4.1 23.5
Montana 460,844 73.7 10.5 1.3 4.8 2.5 7.2 17.6
Nebraska 908,413 79.9 9.2 0.7 3.0 1.6 5.6 17.6
Nevada 1,223,377 77.8 11.5 3.4 2.3 1.9 3.0 23.5
New Hampshire 678,071 81.4 8.4 0.7 3.4 1.2 5.0 25.3
New Jersey 4,122,502 71.8 9.2 10.4 3.2 2.1 3.3 29.8
New Mexico 866,518 77.2 12.4 1.0 2.2 1.9 5.2 21.5
New York 8,816,916 54.1 7.4 26.5 6.3 1.9 3.8 31.5
North Carolina 4,163,384 79.8 11.9 0.9 1.9 1.5 3.9 23.3
North Dakota 336,191 78.6 9.3 0.5 4.4 1.5 5.7 16.1
Ohio 5,287,517 83.0 8.2 1.9 2.3 1.1 3.5 22.8
Oklahoma 1,637,160 80.5 11.9 0.5 1.9 1.3 3.9 20.6
Oregon 1,756,557 73.2 11.3 3.7 3.6 2.8 5.4 22.1
Pennsylvania 5,746,111 76.7 9.4 5.1 4.0 1.2 3.6 25.4
Rhode Island 502,606 80.7 8.8 2.7 3.4 1.2 3.3 23.0
South Carolina 1,963,577 81.1 11.0 0.7 1.8 1.4 3.9 23.2
South Dakota 406,387 77.3 10.1 0.4 4.6 1.4 6.2 16.3
Tennessee 2,774,901 83.4 10.0 0.8 1.4 1.0 3.4 23.8
Texas 10,743,100 78.9 12.2 1.7 1.8 1.9 3.6 25.0
Utah 1,245,478 74.9 13.0 2.4 2.6 1.8 5.3 21.4
Vermont 326,001 74.6 10.4 0.9 6.2 1.5 6.4 21.2
Virginia 3,790,886 77.5 10.8 3.8 2.2 1.3 4.5 26.8
Washington 3,089,484 73.1 11.4 5.4 3.4 1.8 4.8 25.9
West Virginia 737,664 81.2 11.0 1.2 2.6 1.3 2.8 25.5
Wisconsin 2,807,700 79.8 9.4 1.7 3.3 1.7 4.0 21.4
Wyoming 273,507 74.8 13.2 1.5 4.0 2.0 4.6 18.6
United States, total 139,259,684 76.1 10.4 4.9 2.8 1.7 4.1 25.3

NOTES: Data are for workers age 16 years and over. The state designation of workers is based on their residence.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, available at http://www.census.gov/acs/www/ as of Nov. 10, 2008.