Map: Average Commute Time in Capitola is 24.3 Minutes

The interactive map below, designed by the online team at the WNYC radio station, shows the average commute time by zip code across the country.

The average commuter in Capitola spends 24.3 minutes driving each way between home and work every day, according to the above interactive map designed by the WNYC radio station.

The WNYC map shows how one-way daily commute times can vary by a minute or two depending on the neighborhood. In Capitola's 95010 zip code, the figure is 24.3 minutes, while Soquel's 95073 is 26.5 minutes.

Click here to see the full WNYC story and interactive map

Census figures show that about 8.1 percent of U.S. workers have commutes of 60 minutes or longer — known as long commutes — and nearly 600,000 full-time workers had "megacommutes" of at least 90 minutes and 50 miles.

The average one-way daily commute for workers across the country is 25.5 minutes, and one in four commuters leave their county to work.

Is your commute below average, average or above average? What's the longest commute you would ever consider doing? Let us know below in the comments section.


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