Comparing Work Commute Times all Across Hawaii
When planning to move to Hawaii you are probably curious about many aspects of daily living in Hawaii. If you are planning a move to Hawaii we suggest the island of Maui as it is a great mix of everything that is great about the state. One of the biggest things that people planning a move to Hawaii wonder about is areas to find job opportunities and how long the average daily commute is for people living in certain locations.
Here is a comparison of average commute times for every county in the state of Hawaii
We are going to start with Maui County as it is our favorite for several reasons.
The average commute time in Maui County according to research conducted by the company Stacker and information that they gathered from the United States Census Bureau is around 21.7 minutes. That shows as 5.4 minutes shorter than the average commute to work for people living in Hawaii.
Only about 4.6% of those commuting to work in Maui County have a commute longer than 60 minutes. Workers that leave for their daily job between 12 AM and 6 AM account for 13.8% of the workforce. A small fraction of people living in Maui County commute outside of the county at just under 1%. About 74.4% of Maui workers drive alone in their car to work, 12.7% carpool, 2.4% are lucky enough to walk, and 2.2% use public transportation.
This county is said to have the best commute situation with an average commute time of 4.5 minutes which is 22.6 minutes shorter than the average commute time in Hawaii. 0% of the people working here commute longer than an hour a day. 41% of the workforce leaves for work between the hours of 12 AM and 6 AM. A large number of residents here commute out of the county to work at about 80.9%. A large number of workers drive alone to get to work at 93.2%.
The average commute time of those living in Kauai County is 21.5 minutes which is just 5.6 minutes shorter than the average. About 3.7% of workers have a commute longer than 60 minutes per day. Only 0.5% of workers commute outside of the county. About 77.3% drive in their car on their own.
The average time to get to work when you live in Hawaii county is 26.8 minutes which is only 0.3 minutes shorter than the average. A significant number of workers commute to work for more than one hour a day at 10%. Only about 0.8% of those living in Hawaii county work outside of the county. And about 70.8% of people drive in their car on their own, 15.7% carpool, 2.3% walk to work, one percent use public transportation, and 8.6% of those who live in Hawaii county work from home.
Honolulu being the most urban and busy area in Hawaii has an average commute time of 28.4 minutes which is 1.3 minutes longer than the average for Hawaii. About 10.6% of the workers in Honolulu County have a commute longer than 60 minutes. About 23% of the workforce leaves for work between 12 AM and 6 AM.
There are so many reasons to love Maui and the relatively short commute time is one of them. If you are interested in finding a home in Maui County please contact us anytime.