50% of Americans Are Stressed Out By Their Commute

Not too shocking!

November 6, 2019

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  • 50% of Americans say their commute to and from work is stressful.
  • 45% say their commute is too long, which is up from 30% in 2017.
  • On average, Americans spend 48.37 minutes getting to and from work each day.
  • 19% of people say their commute takes more than an hour.
  • Of the U.S. cities surveyed, folks in Miami, San Diego and Austin are the most stressed out by their commute.
  • Workers in Los Angeles (65%), as well as Austin and Miami (62%) are most likely to say their commute is too long.
  • Folks in Washington, DC actually have the longest commute of those surveyed, 65.84 minutes, followed by New Yorkers (60.80) and those in Houston (59.15).