How Long is Your Commute?
Average commute for Millburn residents is 34.1 minutes, while Short Hills residents average 38.3 minutes, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
- March 6, 2013
Millburn-Short Hills is a commuter township but do find yourself in a car or train a little too long during the morning and afternoon commute?
According to the WNYC Commuter Map above, Millburn residents spend an average of 34.1 minutes a day getting into the city during the workweek, while Short Hills residents spend an average of 38.3 minutes.
That is just about 10 to 13 minutes more than the national average of 25.4 minutes, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
New Jersey only trails New York in mega commuters, which as 16.2 percent, and is well above the national average of 8.1. percent.
And if you travel between 45 and 90 minutes to work, you are considered a "mega commuter" by the U.S. Census Bureau.
The Garden State's proximity and accessibility to New York City has contributed to it getting the distinction of having the second-highest percentage of mega commutes — 14.8 percent.
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