Commuting Characteristics in Montgomery County, Maryland

Report
Commuting Characteristics in Montgomery
County, Maryland
University of Maryland, College Park
U.S. Economic Development
Administration
University Center
Dr. Marie Howland, Ph.D.
November 8, 2013
University Center Research Team
Dr. Scott Dempwolf, Ph.D. , EDA Center Director
Zhi Li, Ph.D. student
Matthew Earls, Ph.D. student
Kerry Li Fang, Ph.D. Student
Montgomery County Draws Workers from the Region
Residential location of workers in Montgomery County, 2011
Montgomery County, MD,
47.3%
Prince George's County, MD,
10.7%
Frederick County, MD, 5.8%
Other Maryland
counties,
36.1%
Howard County, MD, 4.4%
Anne Arundel County, MD,
3.3%
Baltimore County, MD, 3.4%
Baltimore city, MD, 1.9%
Carroll County, MD, 1.5%
Washington County, MD, 1.0%
Other states,
3.3%
District of Columbia,
4.9%
Other Maryland counties ,
3.9%
Virginia, 8.4%
Sources: Longitudinal-Employer Household Dynamics Program, U.S. Census Bureau
Montgomery County is a Place to Live and Work
Work place of residents in Montgomery County, 2011
Montgomery County, MD,
49.2%
Prince George's County, MD,
7.6%
Howard County, MD, 2.8%
Other Maryland
counties,
20.5%
Baltimore County, MD, 2.2%
Anne Arundel County, MD,
2.3%
Baltimore city, MD, 1.8%
Frederick County, MD, 1.5%
Other states, 1.5%
Virginia, 9.5%
District of Columbia, 19.2%
Other Maryland counties,
2.3%
Sources: Longitudinal-Employer Household Dynamics Program, U.S. Census Bureau
Average Commuting Time for Workers in Montgomery County
35
Commuting Time (minutes)
34.5
34
35
33.5
34.1
34
33
33.3
32.5
33.4
32.9
32
31.5
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
Source: American Community Survey , U.S. Census Bureau
Average Commuting Time
Average Commuting Time for Workers in Montgomery County
50.0
45.0
48.4
Average Commuting Time (minutes)
40.0
48.2
46.2
35.0
40.8
30.0
40.3
38.6
25.0
20.0
22.7
24.0
23.2
15.0
10.0
5.0
0.0
Working in Montgomery County, MD
2009
2011
2012
Working in other Maryland counties
Working outside Maryland
Source: American Community Survey , U.S. Census Bureau

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