10 U.S. cities with spookiest and most stressful commutes
Long commutes are stressful and can result in higher auto insurance premiums.
The miles car owners put on their vechicles commuting to work each day can quickly add up and contribute to higher auto insurance premiums.
Staffing firm Robert Half surveyed workers from 27 major U.S. cities to determine how long they spend commuting to and from the office and which cities have the most stressed-out commuters.
The company commissioned an independent research firm to collect the data. More than 2,700 workers in 27 U.S. markets were surveyed to determine average commute times and the cities with the most stressful commutes. The survey was conducted in September 2017.
Here are the top 10 U.S. cities with the spookiest commutes (in minutes):
1. Washington, D.C.
Average commute time: 60.42 minutes.
Here are the rest of the cities surveyed by Robert Half with spooky commute times:
11. Houston, Texas: 50.56 minutes.
12. Atlanta, Georgia: 49.90 minutes.
13. Miami, Florida: 49.16 minutes.
14. Detroit, Michigan: 46.87 minutes.
15. Pittsbrgh, Pennsylvania: 46.38 minutes.
16. San Diego, California: 46.19 minutes.
17. Denver, Colorado: 46.11 minutes.
18. St. Louis, Missouri: 45.67 minutes.
19. Phoenix, Arizona: 45.53 minures.
20. Cincinnati, Ohio: 45.42 minutes.
21. Raleigh, North Carolina: 44.68 minutes.
22. Minneapolis, Minnesota: 43.53 minutes.
23. Indianapolis, Indiana: 43.34 minutes.
24. Charlotte, North Carolina: 42.70 minutes.
25. Cleveland, Ohio: 42.00 minutes.
26. Des Moines, Iowa: 40.94 minutes.
27. Salt Lake City, Utah: 40.41 minutes.
Professionals with the longest commutes aren’t necessarily the most anxious. When asked about their stress levels stemming from commute, here is how U.S. commuters ranked their cities, from most to least stressful:
1. Los Angeles, California.
2. Miami, Florida.
3. Austin, Texas.
4. Phoenix, Arizona.
5. San Francisco, California.
6. Houston, Texas.
7. Dallas, Texas.
8. Washington, D.C.
9. New York, New York.
10. Atlalnta, Georgia.
11. Detroit, Michigan.
12. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
13. Boston, Massachusetts | Chicago, Illinois | Denver, Colorado (3-way tie).
16. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
17. Seattle, Washington.
18. Cincinnati, Ohio.
19. San Deigo, California.
20. Charlotte, North Carolina | Raleigh, North Carolina (2-way tie).
22. Indianapolis, Indiana.
23. Salt Lake City, Utah.
24. Minneapolis, Minnesota.
25. St. Louis, Missouri.
26. Cleveland, Ohio.
27. Des Moines, Iowa.
John is a Jacksonville native who grew up on the First Coast. He graduated from Bishop Kenny High School in 1975 and went to college at Florida State University where he completed a 4-year program in 3 years. John graduated from the Florida State University College of Business in 1978 and went straight into Florida State University College of Law. While in law school, John earned a position on the prestigious Law Review Board serving as its Business Editor. As a law student, John studied in the Oxford program. He also interned with the Florida Legislature working in the Florida House of Representatives Criminal Justice Committee. John was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1981.
John began his legal career as a law school intern in the State Attorney's Office in Jacksonville in 1981. After his internship, legendary State Attorney Ed Austin hired John as a full-time Assistant State Attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit (Clay, Duval, and Nassau Counties). As a prosecutor, John tried jury and non-jury trial on charges ranging from DUI to Murder.
In 1983, John moved from the State Attorney's Office to begin his career in private practice. He has practiced law for 30 years on the First Coast. For the last 20 years, John and his family have made Clay County their home.
John limits his practice to personal injury and disability cases. While there are many fine attorneys in Clay County, John is one of only a few Clay County attorneys who limit their practice to personal injury and disability cases. John takes pride in helping clients resolve injury claims in ways that avoid the stress, uncertainty, and the expense of unnecessary litigation.
John is the past President of the Clay County Bar Association and has served on the Board of the Clay County Bar Association from 2009-2013. He is an active member of the Florida Bar, and the Federal Bar of the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida. He is also a member of the American Association of Justice, the Florida Association of Justice, the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives, and the National Organization of Veterans' Advocates.
Service to the Community
John is involved in the Clay County Community serving as a member and Director of the Rotary Club of Orange Park, of the Clay County Bar Association, and the Putnam County Bar Association.
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