Behind the Data: Commute time by income bracket
The census asks people how long their commute to work is and then divides it into six different categories: no commute, a commute of 15 minutes or less, 16-30 minutes, 31-45 minutes, 46-60 minutes or commute times of more than an hour.
We compiled our data based on additional research from Steven Ruggles, J. Trent Alexander, Katie Genadek, Ronald Goeken, Matthew B. Schroeder, and Matthew Sobek using census data.
There’s a lot happening in the world. Through it all, Marketplace is here for you.
You rely on Marketplace to break down the world’s events and tell you how it affects you in a fact-based, approachable way. We rely on your financial support to keep making that possible.
Your donation today powers the independent journalism that you rely on. For just $5/month, you can help sustain Marketplace so we can keep reporting on the things that matter to you.