Average commute time hits all-time high


(NEWS 10) — Feel like your commute to work is long? You’re not alone.

The average commute time for Americans is at an all-time high, according to the latest data from the Census Bureau.

People spent an average of 225 hours a year commuting. That’s about 9 days. The poll showing the average person added around 20 minutes to their commute since last year.

A longer commute can hurt your health, according to researchers. It could increase the risk of weight gain and associated health issues.

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