Compare your commute time to others

Posted to Maps  |  Tags:  |  Nathan Yau

Commuting sucks. Here’s a straightforward map to compare how much or less your commute sucks compared to others in your area. Enter your ZIP code, and you get a simple comparison to the average, based on 2006-2011 U.S. Census American Community Survey.

Favorites

Real Chart Rules to Follow

There are rules—usually for specific chart types meant to be read in a specific way—that you shouldn’t break. When they are, everyone loses. This is that small handful.

Interactive: When Do Americans Leave For Work?

We don’t all start our work days at the same time, despite what morning rush hour might have you think.

The Most Unisex Names in US History

Moving on from the most trendy names in US history, let’s look at the most unisex ones. Some names have …

Years You Have Left to Live, Probably

The individual data points of life are much less predictable than the average. Here’s a simulation that shows you how much time is left on the clock.