Table 4-1: Commuting to Work: 2011

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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 1,953,274 84.9 9.9 0.5 1.1 1.0 2.6 23.3
Alaska 348,777 68.2 12.4 1.9 7.6 5.1 4.8 17.5
Arizona 2,650,164 75.8 11.6 2.0 2.2 2.8 5.5 23.4
Arkansas 1,215,837 82.7 10.3 0.4 1.9 1.3 3.3 20.6
California 16,047,067 73.3 11.1 5.2 2.8 2.4 5.3 25.7
Colorado 2,477,748 75.5 9.8 3.1 2.9 2.5 6.3 23.0
Connecticut 1,711,088 78.1 8.7 4.7 3.0 1.3 4.2 23.9
Delaware 415,063 81.1 8.9 3.3 2.1 1.0 3.6 24.4
District of Columbia 306,801 33.1 6.5 39.6 11.8 4.2 4.8 28.7
Florida 7,991,880 79.7 9.9 2.1 1.5 2.1 4.6 24.6
Georgia 4,154,468 79.4 10.5 2.2 1.6 1.6 4.7 25.9
Hawaii 650,062 67.1 14.2 5.9 4.9 3.3 4.6 24.5
Idaho 672,900 77.4 9.8 0.7 3.5 2.4 6.2 18.4
Illinois 5,820,167 73.3 8.8 9.0 3.1 1.6 4.1 27.0
Indiana 2,885,033 83.6 8.8 1.1 2.1 1.4 3.1 22.7
Iowa 1,513,058 80.5 8.9 1.1 3.5 1.4 4.6 17.9
Kansas 1,379,532 81.7 10.0 0.4 2.3 1.2 4.3 18.1
Kentucky 1,811,467 83.1 9.5 1.2 2.1 1.2 2.9 22.2
Louisiana 1,942,076 82.1 10.2 1.3 2.2 2.1 2.2 24.0
Maine 631,120 78.8 9.9 0.6 3.7 1.5 5.4 22.1
Maryland 2,855,500 73.3 10.1 9.2 2.3 1.1 4.1 30.9
Massachusetts 3,216,363 72.2 8.2 8.9 4.6 1.6 4.5 26.7
Michigan 4,094,528 82.6 9.0 1.4 2.2 1.2 3.5 23.3
Minnesota 2,684,968 77.7 9.3 3.4 2.7 1.6 5.2 21.8
Mississippi 1,163,676 83.7 10.6 0.4 1.7 1.3 2.3 23.3
Missouri 2,705,455 81.4 9.7 1.4 2.0 1.2 4.2 22.1
Montana 470,715 75.8 10.4 0.9 4.8 2.4 5.8 17.1
Nebraska 931,481 81.3 9.3 0.7 2.8 1.3 4.7 17.2
Nevada 1,191,557 78.6 11.1 3.5 2.1 2.0 2.8 23.4
New Hampshire 671,055 80.6 8.6 0.7 2.8 1.3 5.9 25.3
New Jersey 4,060,148 71.8 8.5 11.0 3.1 1.7 3.8 29.4
New Mexico 862,821 79.3 10.0 1.1 2.4 2.1 5.0 20.4
New York 8,774,815 53.9 6.7 27.0 6.6 1.9 3.9 30.3
North Carolina 4,183,841 81.0 9.9 1.2 1.7 1.4 4.7 22.3
North Dakota 369,454 79.1 9.5 0.4 3.9 1.3 5.7 15.9
Ohio 5,114,314 83.3 8.2 1.7 2.3 1.2 3.4 22.3
Oklahoma 1,663,962 81.9 10.9 0.5 1.9 1.4 3.4 20.4
Oregon 1,674,840 71.8 10.2 4.3 3.9 3.4 6.4 21.1
Pennsylvania 5,728,043 76.6 9.1 5.3 3.9 1.3 3.8 24.9
Rhode Island 501,044 80.3 8.6 3.1 3.2 1.1 3.7 22.5
South Carolina 1,957,707 82.3 9.3 0.7 2.3 1.6 3.8 22.7
South Dakota 410,028 78.0 10.0 0.7 4.3 1.5 5.5 15.9
Tennessee 2,738,221 84.0 9.4 0.9 1.4 1.0 3.3 23.4
Texas 11,336,474 79.8 11.1 1.6 1.7 1.7 4.2 23.8
Utah 1,246,396 76.5 12.0 2.4 2.4 1.9 4.6 20.6
Vermont 317,383 74.3 9.9 1.4 6.3 1.9 6.2 20.6
Virginia 3,883,249 78.1 9.2 4.5 2.3 1.4 4.6 26.5
Washington 3,097,398 73.3 10.2 5.6 3.4 2.0 5.5 24.1
West Virginia 729,472 82.1 10.5 0.9 2.7 0.7 3.0 24.8
Wisconsin 2,771,411 79.8 8.9 2.0 3.4 1.6 4.3 21.0
Wyoming 286,078 77.7 10.9 1.5 3.4 2.3 4.1 17.4
United States, total 138,269,979 76.4 9.7 5.0 2.8 1.7 4.3 24.4

NOTES: Data for workers age 16 years and over, based on state of residence.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 2011 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates, available at www.census.gov/acs as of May 2013.