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Mean Commuting Time for Workers (5-year estimate) in Kootenai County, ID (B080ACS016055)


2021: 22.05890 (+ more)   Updated: Dec 8, 2022
2021:  22.05890  
2020:  22.11278  
2019:  21.86331  
2018:  22.00106  
2017:  21.68843  
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Not Seasonally Adjusted




Source: U.S. Census Bureau  

Release: Mean Commute Time  

Units:  Minutes, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Annual


Mean commuting time is calculated by dividing the aggregate travel time to work for all workers (in minutes) by the total number of workers, 16-years old and older, who commute (ACS 5-year variables B08013_001E from table B08013 and B08012_001E from table B08012, respectively).

Multiyear estimates from the American Community Survey (ACS) are "period" estimates derived from a data sample collected over a period of time, as opposed to "point-in-time" estimates such as those from past decennial censuses. ACS 5-year estimate includes data collected over a 60-month period. The date of the data is the end of the 5-year period. For example, a value dated 2014 represents data from 2010 to 2014. However, they do not describe any specific day, month, or year within that time period.

Multiyear estimates require some considerations that single-year estimates do not. For example, multiyear estimates released in consecutive years consist mostly of overlapping years and shared data. The 2010–2014 ACS 5-year estimates share sample data from 2011 through 2014 with the 2011–2015 ACS 5-year estimates. Because of this overlap, users should use extreme caution in making comparisons with consecutive years of multiyear estimates.

Please see "Section 3: Understanding and Using ACS Single-Year and Multiyear Estimates" on publication page 13 (file page 19) of the 2018 ACS General Handbook for a more thorough clarification.

Suggested Citation:

U.S. Census Bureau, Mean Commuting Time for Workers (5-year estimate) in Kootenai County, ID [B080ACS016055], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/B080ACS016055, September 25, 2023.


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