Visualizing commute times in the US

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Commuting in the Washington, DC area can be long but what is it like commuting in other states across the US? This gallery ranks the best and worst commutes across all 50 states (plus DC) by one-way commuting minutes, starting with the worst.

#1 New York Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 33.4 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#2 Maryland Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 32.8 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#3 New Jersey Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 31.7 Photo Credit: Flickr
#4 District of Columbia Total average one- way commuting time (minutes):30.8 Photo Credit: Flickr via Joe Shlabotnik  
#5 Massachusetts Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 28.2 Photo Credit: Flickr via Dave L  
#6 California Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 28.1 Photo Credit: Pxhere  
#7 Illinois Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 28.9 Photo Credit: Flickr via Ken Lund
#8 Georgia Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 28.5 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#9 Virginia Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 28.5 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons  
Seattle, Washington
#10 Washington Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 27.9 Photo Credit: Flickr via Tony Webster   (Tony Webster/Tony Webster)
#11 Florida Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 26.9 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons  
#12 Hawaii Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 27.4 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons  
#13 New Hampshire Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 26.9 Photo Credit: Flickr via Ken Lund  
#14 Pennsylvania Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 26.9 Photo Credit: Flickr via Angelo Yap  
#15 Texas Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 26.5 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons-Ed Edahl
#16 Connecticut Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 26.3 Photo Credit: Nick Youngson
#17 Delaware Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 26.1 Photo Credit: Flickr-Kevin Jarrett
#18 West Virginia Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 25.4 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#19 Arizona Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 25.3 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#20 Tennessee Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 25.1 Photo Credit: Public Domain Pictures
#21 Louisiana Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 25.0 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#22 Colorado Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 25.0 Photo Credit: Flickr via Jared Tarbell
Pachaug Trail - "Welcome to Rhode Island sign" at Beach Pond, Hope Valley, RI
#23 Rhode Island Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 24.8 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#24 South Carolina Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 24.7 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#25 Alabama Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 24.6 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#26 Michigan Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 24.5 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#27 North Carolina Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 24.4 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#28 Mississippi Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 24.3 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#29 Nevada Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 24.1 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#30 Maine Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 23.9 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#31 Oregon Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 23.9 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#32 Missouri   Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 23.7 Photo Credit: Flickr via Jeramey-Jannene
#33 Indiana Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 23.6 Photo Credit: Flickr
#34 Minnesota Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 23.5 Photo Credit: GoodFreePhotos
#35 Ohio Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 23.4 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#36 Kentucky Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 23.3 Photo Credit: Flickr-Alan-Levine
#37 Vermont Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 23.1 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons_Katie Taylor
#38 New Mexico Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 21.9 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#39 Wisconsin Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 21.9 Photo Credit: Max Pixel (https://www.maxpixel.net//MaxPixel's contributors)
#40 Utah Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 21.6 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#41 Oklahoma Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 21.4 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#42 Arkansas Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 21.2 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#43 Idaho Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 20.5 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#44 Kansas Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 19.4 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#44 Iowa Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 19.0 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#45 Nebraska Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 18.6 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#46 Alaska Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 18.1 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#47 Montana Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 17.5 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#48 North Dakota Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 17.4 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#49 Wyoming Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 16.9 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
#50 South Dakota Total average one- way commuting time (minutes): 16.6 Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons
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Seattle, Washington
Pachaug Trail - "Welcome to Rhode Island sign" at Beach Pond, Hope Valley, RI

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