Some days escaping downtown Rochester after work seems to take forever but commuting in Rochester isn't nearly as bad as it is in other parts of the country though. A report from CNBC says the average commute time in the United States is 26.1 minutes one way.

How long does it take you to get to work everyday? According to Best Places: 71.7% of people in Rochester drive their own car to work and the average one-way commute in Rochester takes 16.2 minutes. A person that works 5 days a week in Rochester will spend 8,424 minutes or a little over 140 hours commuting to and from work each year.

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