Fastest Commute ZIPs in Colorado

The Top 3

#1

80840 (U S A F Academy, CO)

Average Travel Time To Work of 11.4

#2

81657 (Vail, CO)

Average Travel Time To Work of 12.4

#3

80902 (Colorado Springs, CO)

Average Travel Time To Work of 12.7

About the Rankings

The Census Bureau has released the latest estimates from the American Community Survey data to estimate the average travel time to work. We have crunched the numbers and the rankings are in. See the ZIPs in Colorado with the lowest average travel time to work below, and the highest average travel time to work ZIPs. Only ZIP codes with a low margin of error are included.

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The Colorado average travel time to work from the latest estimates is 25.9 and has risen 3.6% from 25.0.

This year saw several big changes. 80840 (U S A F Academy, CO) ranked for the first time, 81657 (Vail, CO) ranked for the first time, 80902 (Colorado Springs, CO) fell from #1 to #3, 81230 (Gunnison, CO) rose from #7 to #4, and 81101 (Alamosa, CO) fell from #3 to #5.

The Top 50

#1
80840 (U S A F Academy, CO)
Previously unranked
11.4
#2
81657 (Vail, CO)
Previously unranked
12.4
#3
80902 (Colorado Springs, CO)
Previously #1 at 11.7
12.7
#4
81230 (Gunnison, CO)
Previously #7 at 14.5
14.2
#5
81101 (Alamosa, CO)
Previously #3 at 13.3
14.5
#6
80487 (Steamboat Springs, CO)
Previously #5 at 14.0
14.7
#7
80701 (Fort Morgan, CO)
Previously #6 at 14.4
15.2
#8
81501 (Grand Junction, CO)
Previously #10 at 15.6
15.9
#9
81401 (Montrose, CO)
Previously #12 at 17.1
16.0
#10
81008 (Pueblo, CO)
Previously unranked at 16.0
16.5
#11
81147 (Pagosa Springs, CO)
Previously #13 at 18.3
16.9
#12
81001 (Pueblo, CO)
Previously #11 at 17.1
17.8
#13
80907 (Colorado Springs, CO)
Previously #19 at 18.7
17.9
#14
81403 (Montrose, CO)
Previously unranked at 20.6
18.8
#15
80521 (Fort Collins, CO)
Previously #21 at 19.3
18.9
#16
81301 (Durango, CO)
Previously #17 at 18.6
18.9
#17
80303 (Boulder, CO)
Previously #15 at 18.4
19.0
#18
80903 (Colorado Springs, CO)
Previously #16 at 18.4
19.1
#19
80304 (Boulder, CO)
Previously #20 at 19.3
19.2
#20
81212 (Canon City, CO)
Previously #31 at 20.1
19.3
#21
80904 (Colorado Springs, CO)
Previously #18 at 18.7
19.6
#22
81003 (Pueblo, CO)
Previously #30 at 20.1
19.7
   #23
80302 (Boulder, CO)
Previously 19.5
19.7
#24
80525 (Fort Collins, CO)
Previously #22 at 19.3
19.9
   #25
80301 (Boulder, CO)
Previously 19.6
20.0
#26
80906 (Colorado Springs, CO)
Previously #29 at 20.1
20.0
#27
81504 (Grand Junction, CO)
Previously #40 at 21.3
20.3
#28
80526 (Fort Collins, CO)
Previously #26 at 19.8
20.4
#29
81004 (Pueblo, CO)
Previously #36 at 21.0
20.5
#30
80237 (Denver, CO)
Previously #37 at 21.0
20.5
#31
80919 (Colorado Springs, CO)
Previously #24 at 19.6
20.7
#32
81005 (Pueblo, CO)
Previously #27 at 19.8
20.8
#33
81006 (Pueblo, CO)
Previously #39 at 21.1
20.8
#34
80910 (Colorado Springs, CO)
Previously #35 at 21.0
20.9
#35
80909 (Colorado Springs, CO)
Previously #32 at 20.3
20.9
#36
81321 (Cortez, CO)
Previously #34 at 20.9
20.9
#37
80305 (Boulder, CO)
Previously #43 at 21.5
21.4
#38
80917 (Colorado Springs, CO)
Previously #33 at 20.9
21.5
#39
80528 (Fort Collins, CO)
Previously #38 at 21.1
21.5
#40
80524 (Fort Collins, CO)
Previously #48 at 22.0
21.7
   #41
80206 (Denver, CO)
Previously 21.3
21.9
#42
80111 (Englewood, CO)
Previously #45 at 21.8
22.0
#43
80920 (Colorado Springs, CO)
Previously #42 at 21.4
22.0
#44
80918 (Colorado Springs, CO)
Previously #49 at 22.1
22.1
#45
80631 (Greeley, CO)
Previously #47 at 21.9
22.4
   #46
80218 (Denver, CO)
Previously 21.9
22.5
#47
80121 (Littleton, CO)
Previously #58 at 23.2
22.5
#48
80027 (Louisville, CO)
Previously #51 at 22.4
22.6
#49
80124 (Lone Tree, CO)
Previously #57 at 23.1
22.7
#50
80916 (Colorado Springs, CO)
Previously #44 at 21.7
22.7
* The maximum margin of error for ranking is 3.0

The Bottom 50

#1
80422 (Black Hawk, CO)
Previously #3 at 38.1
40.2
#2
80107 (Elizabeth, CO)
Previously #1 at 39.5
39.7
#3
80118 (Larkspur, CO)
Previously #2 at 38.4
39.5
#4
80808 (Calhan, CO)
Previously unranked
38.6
#5
80433 (Conifer, CO)
Previously #4 at 37.6
38.0
#6
81650 (Rifle, CO)
Previously #5 at 36.2
35.4
   #7
81652 (Silt, CO)
Previously 33.8
34.8
#8
80125 (Littleton, CO)
Previously #6 at 34.1
34.1
#9
80530 (Frederick, CO)
Previously unranked
33.8
#10
81240 (Penrose, CO)
Previously unranked
33.2
#11
80603 (Brighton, CO)
Previously #12 at 32.6
33.1
#12
80439 (Evergreen, CO)
Previously #13 at 32.5
32.5
#13
80534 (Johnstown, CO)
Previously #8 at 33.4
32.3
#14
80602 (Brighton, CO)
Previously #10 at 32.8
32.1
#15
80542 (Mead, CO)
Previously unranked
32.0
#16
81623 (Carbondale, CO)
Previously #19 at 30.9
31.9
#17
80249 (Denver, CO)
Previously #9 at 32.9
31.9
#18
80831 (Peyton, CO)
Previously #20 at 30.9
31.9
#19
80403 (Golden, CO)
Previously #21 at 30.7
31.7
#20
80465 (Morrison, CO)
Previously #11 at 32.6
31.6
#21
80908 (Colorado Springs, CO)
Previously #17 at 31.1
31.5
#22
80651 (Platteville, CO)
Previously #14 at 31.7
31.4
#23
80640 (Henderson, CO)
Previously #28 at 29.4
31.1
#24
80010 (Aurora, CO)
Previously #15 at 31.6
31.1
#25
80233 (Denver, CO)
Previously #22 at 30.7
30.9
#26
80109 (Castle Rock, CO)
Previously #24 at 30.4
30.7
#27
80863 (Woodland Park, CO)
Previously #37 at 28.5
30.7
#28
81413 (Cedaredge, CO)
Previously #42 at 28.2
30.5
#29
80015 (Aurora, CO)
Previously #23 at 30.4
30.5
#30
80621 (Fort Lupton, CO)
Previously #16 at 31.2
30.5
#31
80013 (Aurora, CO)
Previously #29 at 29.3
30.3
#32
80127 (Littleton, CO)
Previously #33 at 28.9
30.2
#33
80018 (Aurora, CO)
Previously #25 at 29.9
30.2
#34
80241 (Thornton, CO)
Previously #26 at 29.9
30.2
#35
80132 (Monument, CO)
Previously #45 at 28.1
30.0
#36
80260 (Denver, CO)
Previously #27 at 29.5
29.9
#37
80007 (Arvada, CO)
Previously unranked
29.8
#38
80543 (Milliken, CO)
Previously unranked
29.7
#39
80138 (Parker, CO)
Previously #30 at 29.0
29.7
#40
80601 (Brighton, CO)
Previously #49 at 27.9
29.6
#41
80016 (Aurora, CO)
Previously #35 at 28.9
29.5
#42
80030 (Westminster, CO)
Previously #44 at 28.1
29.4
#43
80005 (Arvada, CO)
Previously #31 at 29.0
29.0
#44
80012 (Aurora, CO)
Previously #39 at 28.5
29.0
#45
80513 (Berthoud, CO)
Previously unranked
28.8
#46
80017 (Aurora, CO)
Previously #38 at 28.5
28.7
#47
80461 (Leadville, CO)
Previously unranked
28.6
#48
80239 (Denver, CO)
Previously #53 at 27.6
28.6
#49
80011 (Aurora, CO)
Previously #34 at 28.9
28.6
#50
80022 (Commerce City, CO)
Previously #40 at 28.4
28.5
* The maximum margin of error for ranking is 10.0


Data from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-year estimates for 2017.

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