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Here's what the average person spends on their commute annually in every state

Here's what the average person spends on their commute annually in every state

Business Insider
Marissa Perino, Associated Press
July 18, 2019

Americans know that commuting is costly. Annual transportation spending in the United States costs workers thousands each year.

Depending on the state, adults in the US can spend as little as $2,000 or as much as $5,000 annually on transportation. Many of these states include metro areas that qualify for the best US cities to commute from— and some of the worst.

INSIDER's data team pulled information from the US Bureau of Economic Analysis to calculate transportation spending from adults in all 50 states, plus Washington, DC. The numbers reflect how much Americans adults in each state spend on gas and other transportation services, which include motor vehicle maintenance and repair, motor vehicle rentals, taxicabs, other road transportation, water transportation, intercity buses, intra-city mass transit, and air travel. It's also important to note that even within the same state, the cost of commuting can vary significantly from city to city... FULL ARTICLE

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