Commute Times

Travel time to work refers to the total number of minutes that it usually took the person to get from home to work each day during the reference week. The elapsed time includes time spent waiting for public transportation, picking up passengers in carpools, and time spent in other activities related to getting to work.

Mean travel time to work is obtained by dividing the total number of minutes by the number of workers 16 years old and over who did not work at home. 21.1 minutes for Pottawatomie County is 5.3 minutes less than the national average.

Commute

Source: KU Institute for Policy and Social Research (Census data: ACS 2017 5-year )

The tables below represent the number of commuters in each category of workers 16 years and over who did not work at home according to the U.S. Census Bureau (2017 estimate).

Census Tract 1

Commute Time  Block Group 1  Block Group 2  Block Group 3  Block Group 4
Less than 5 minutes  46 17 34 0
5-9 minutes  113 27 48 121
10-14 minutes  69 41 309 208
15-19 minutes  53 99 385 486
20-24 minutes  78 63 385 178
25-29 minutes  67 33 138 61
30-34 minutes  47 116 107 96
35-39 minutes  55 30 48 39
40-44 minutes  24 0 15 37
45-59 minutes  46 0 34 123
60-89 minutes  0 17 0 44
90 or more minutes  28 0 0 15
Total  626 443 1,509 1,408

Census Tract 2

Commute Time Block Group 1 Block Group 2 Block Group 3 Block Group 4
Less than 5 minutes 126 78 130 87
5-9 minutes 223 14 101 238
10-14 minutes 89 53 23 85
15-19 minutes 153 32 0 37
20-24 minutes 303 72 83 184
25-29 minutes 60 20 28 0
30-34 minutes 122 13 135 78
35-39 minutes 24 0 0 0
40-44 minutes 18 0 0 29
45-59 minutes 87 0 19 6
60-89 minutes 107 0 15 17
90 or more minutes 0 0 52 26
Total 1,312 282 586 787

Census Tract 3

Commute Time Block Group 1 Block Group 2 Block Group 3
Less than 5 minutes 23 163 222
5-9 minutes 13 235 107
10-14 minutes 135 78 69
15-19 minutes 26 95 59
20-24 minutes 70 16 11
25-29 minutes 10 5 74
30-34 minutes 24 59 20
35-39 minutes 11 21 6
40-44 minutes 2 18 13
45-59 minutes 24 24 0
60-89 minutes 32 4 12
90 or more minutes  1 0 3
Total 371 718 596

Census Tract 4

Commute Time  Block Group 1 Block Group 2 Block Group 3 Block Group 4
Less than 5 minutes 21 81 57 58
5-9 minutes  66 87 22 62
10-14 minutes  112 6 22 45
15-19 minutes  61 27 64 93
20-24 minutes  81 14 86 43
25-29 minutes  29 17 77 59
30-34 minutes  73 27 75 136
35-39 minutes  32 7 15 13
40-44 minutes  13 9 11 6
45-59 minutes  69 17 38 4
60-89 minutes  42 24 19 4
90 or more minutes  40 17 1 19
Total 639 333 487 542