Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2008

Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2008

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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 2,051,673 83.0 11.8 0.5 1.3 1.1 2.3 24.0
Alaska 340,794 66.2 14.4 1.7 7.1 4.6 5.9 18.4
Arizona 2,900,947 75.3 13.1 2.3 1.9 2.5 4.9 25.0
Arkansas 1,252,670 80.2 12.6 0.4 2.0 1.5 3.3 21.3
California 16,809,493 72.7 11.9 5.3 2.8 2.5 4.8 27.0
Colorado 2,552,101 73.7 11.3 3.4 2.7 2.6 6.3 24.6
Connecticut 1,748,301 78.7 8.8 4.4 2.9 1.3 4.1 25.1
Delaware 416,457 78.6 10.6 3.8 2.4 1.7 3.0 25.0
District of Columbia 302,634 37.2 6.6 35.7 12.1 3.7 4.7 29.5
Florida 8,277,340 79.4 10.3 2.0 1.5 2.3 4.5 25.9
Georgia 4,508,260 77.7 11.9 2.4 1.5 1.8 4.8 27.0
Hawaii 656,455 65.7 16.2 5.9 4.2 3.4 4.6 26.1
Idaho 713,986 74.1 12.9 1.0 3.2 3.6 5.3 20.2
Illinois 6,216,215 73.3 9.4 8.7 3.0 1.6 4.0 28.5
Indiana 3,028,953 81.9 10.1 1.1 2.3 1.5 3.1 23.2
Iowa 1,568,781 77.9 11.0 1.2 4.1 1.4 4.4 18.5
Kansas 1,436,438 80.9 10.3 0.5 2.6 1.5 4.2 19.1
Kentucky 1,878,990 81.2 11.3 1.2 2.4 1.0 2.9 22.6
Louisiana 1,958,662 81.5 10.9 1.3 2.0 1.9 2.4 25.3
Maine 649,769 77.3 10.9 0.7 4.0 1.8 5.2 23.3
Maryland 2,910,684 73.2 10.8 8.5 2.3 1.3 3.8 31.5
Massachusetts 3,307,074 72.3 8.6 8.9 4.6 1.7 3.9 27.3
Michigan 4,460,720 82.2 9.4 1.4 2.2 1.2 3.5 24.0
Minnesota 2,778,345 77.7 9.4 3.4 2.9 1.7 4.9 22.6
Mississippi 1,241,077 81.7 12.3 0.4 1.7 1.7 2.2 24.1
Missouri 2,846,494 79.8 11.1 1.6 2.0 1.2 4.2 23.8
Montana 477,006 72.8 11.4 1.1 5.5 2.7 6.5 17.9
Nebraska 944,360 79.7 10.2 0.7 3.1 1.3 4.9 18.0
Nevada 1,258,074 76.8 12.1 3.7 2.4 2.0 3.0 24.0
New Hampshire 704,290 81.0 8.4 0.8 3.3 1.4 5.1 26.0
New Jersey 4,285,430 71.7 9.1 10.3 3.3 2.2 3.3 30.1
New Mexico 890,535 76.6 12.7 1.2 2.6 2.4 4.5 21.9
New York 9,215,293 53.7 7.7 26.7 6.3 1.7 3.9 31.6
North Carolina 4,371,214 80.0 11.5 1.1 1.7 1.3 4.3 23.4
North Dakota 347,958 77.8 10.0 0.6 3.7 1.7 6.1 16.0
Ohio 5,447,031 82.6 8.9 1.9 2.2 1.2 3.3 22.9
Oklahoma 1,696,486 80.5 11.9 0.4 2.0 1.7 3.6 21.2
Oregon 1,796,478 71.7 10.8 4.5 3.9 3.2 5.9 22.5
Pennsylvania 5,911,642 76.2 9.7 5.3 4.0 1.3 3.4 25.8
Rhode Island 509,180 80.8 8.0 2.7 3.1 1.7 3.7 23.1
South Carolina 2,017,119 81.1 10.9 0.7 1.8 1.8 3.7 23.3
South Dakota 420,183 78.2 9.8 0.5 4.6 1.6 5.2 16.4
Tennessee 2,854,572 82.7 10.6 0.7 1.4 1.2 3.4 24.0
Texas 11,316,901 78.3 12.4 1.7 1.7 2.0 3.8 25.1
Utah 1,299,118 75.0 13.1 2.4 3.0 1.9 4.6 21.3
Vermont 332,102 73.3 11.1 0.9 6.3 1.7 6.7 21.9
Virginia 3,927,400 76.7 10.9 4.3 2.3 1.5 4.3 26.9
Washington 3,200,757 71.5 12.2 5.5 3.6 2.2 5.0 25.4
West Virginia 766,951 80.9 10.9 0.8 3.1 1.4 3.0 25.4
Wisconsin 2,913,085 79.3 9.8 1.9 3.3 1.9 3.8 21.7
Wyoming 279,489 74.9 12.7 1.3 3.9 2.4 5.0 18.7
United States, total 143,995,967 75.5 10.7 5.0 2.8 1.8 4.1 25.5

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, 2008 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimate, available at http://www.census.gov/acs/www/ as of Apr. 13, 2010.