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Iowa drivers have seventh fastest commute

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DES MOINES (KWWL) -

The average Iowa commute is about 19.1 minutes. That number ties the state of Kansas for the seventh-fastest average commute in the U.S.

Iowa's average commute is about six minutes shorter than the national average, which is 25 minutes. According to U.S. Census Bureau, North Dakota has the shortest average commute at 16.1 minutes.

The Iowa Transportation Department says Iowans travel an average of 11.5 miles to work.

The Iowa county with the longest commute is Madison County with 29 minutes. The shortest commuters are in Sioux County where residents have an average commute of 12.3 minutes.

 

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