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Map: Average Commute Time in South Pasadena? Almost 30 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 South Pasadena is spending close to 30 minutes in the car 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.

For those in the 91030 ZIP code, the average commute is 27.7 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.

Jones Foyer April 04, 2013 at 04:11 PM
Most people leave South Pasadena to work, unfortunately. If I worked at city hall, I'd be putting in the effort to getting the dilapidated southwest business area repopulated. It's a ghost town over there by the Ostrich Farm.
henk friezer April 04, 2013 at 10:57 PM
how can a New York news station determine commute time in the LA area? they have enough trouble commuting on their home turf!

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