According to Arbitron, the company that tracks who’s listening to what radio station, 84% of people driving to or from work are listening to their car radio. So, just how much time does it take the people ofFort Wayneto get to and from work? About 21 minutes. That puts the Summit Cityabout in the middle of the pack for commute times. The longest commutes are for people in Sussex County,New Jersey, part of the New York metro area, where the average commute time is almost 38 minutes. Looking for a place to live with the shortest commuting time? TryGrand Forks,ND, with an averge commute time of 15 minutes.
MostFort Waynecommuters leave the house between 7 and 8am. If you’d like to see all the data, click here.
An article in the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette today (March 7, 2013) discusses 200 Census Data that shows more and more Allen County, Indiana workers are coming from other counties, particularly Whitely and DeKalb counties. This trend which started many years ago, is likely to increase the average commute time for the market, making it easier for businesses to reach potential buyers for a great amount of time each morning and afternoon. You can read that article here.
So, how long is your commute, and do you spend it listening to the radio?