Carpool Commuter Statistics

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Carpool Statistics Data
Total percent of people who carpool with a family member51%
Percent of people who carpool with someone that they live with40%
Percent of Americans who carpool10%
Percent of people who carpool with just 1 other person77.3%
Percent of Americans who drive to work solo78%
Percent of traffic that would die down if everyone carpooled once a week20%
Total amount of gas saved yearly by carpooling85 million gallons
Total amount of miles of avoided traffic every year by carpooling56,000 miles
Total amount of money saved by carpooling every year$1.1 billion
*Cost estimates are based on AAA “Your Driving Costs 2008” with fuel @ $4.00 per gallon for average vehicle.  Variable costs include gas, tires and maintenance for the actual commute miles driven, but do not include ownership costs such as finance charges, insurance, license, registration, taxes or depreciation.   Ownership costs would typically add about $450 per month to these costs.
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Round-trip milesCost to drive aloneCost if 2 people carpoolCost if 3 people carpool
10$51$26$17
20$102$51$34
30$152$76$51
40$203$102$68
50$254$127$85
100$508$254$169
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Sources: Commuter Solutions, Green Living
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: April 1, 2017

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