Fastest Commute ZIPs in New Jersey

The Top 3

#1

08641 (Trenton, NJ)

Average Travel Time To Work of 14.1

#2

08204 (Cape May, NJ)

Average Travel Time To Work of 19.6

#3

08401 (Atlantic City, NJ)

Average Travel Time To Work of 20.2

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 New Jersey 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 New Jersey average travel time to work from the latest estimates is 32.1 and has risen 1.3% from 31.7.

This year saw several big changes. 08401 (Atlantic City, NJ) rose from #5 to #3, 08210 (Cape May Court House, NJ) fell from #3 to #5, 08225 (Northfield, NJ) ranked for the first time, 08069 (Penns Grove, NJ) ranked for the first time, and 08105 (Camden, NJ) ranked for the first time.

The Top 50

   #1
08641 (Trenton, NJ)
Previously 13.4
14.1
   #2
08204 (Cape May, NJ)
Previously 19.5
19.6
#3
08401 (Atlantic City, NJ)
Previously #5 at 20.0
20.2
   #4
08232 (Pleasantville, NJ)
Previously 20.0
20.3
#5
08210 (Cape May Court House, NJ)
Previously #3 at 19.7
20.4
#6
08225 (Northfield, NJ)
Previously unranked at 21.9
20.4
#7
08069 (Penns Grove, NJ)
Previously unranked
22.1
#8
08105 (Camden, NJ)
Previously unranked at 23.4
22.2
#9
08221 (Linwood, NJ)
Previously #7 at 22.3
22.3
#10
08360 (Vineland, NJ)
Previously #6 at 21.8
22.5
#11
08701 (Lakewood, NJ)
Previously #8 at 22.9
23.0
#12
08234 (Egg Harbor Township, NJ)
Previously #15 at 23.7
23.1
#13
08244 (Somers Point, NJ)
Previously unranked at 24.5
23.2
   #14
08861 (Perth Amboy, NJ)
Previously 23.5
23.5
#15
08205 (Absecon, NJ)
Previously #13 at 23.5
23.9
#16
08030 (Gloucester City, NJ)
Previously unranked at 23.4
24.0
#17
08332 (Millville, NJ)
Previously #12 at 23.4
24.0
#18
08070 (Pennsville, NJ)
Previously unranked at 24.3
24.1
#19
08618 (Trenton, NJ)
Previously #16 at 23.9
24.2
#20
08610 (Trenton, NJ)
Previously #21 at 24.4
24.2
#21
08052 (Maple Shade, NJ)
Previously #20 at 24.3
24.3
#22
07981 (Whippany, NJ)
Previously unranked at 24.9
24.4
#23
07206 (Elizabethport, NJ)
Previously #28 at 25.2
24.6
#24
07508 (Haledon, NJ)
Previously #22 at 24.4
24.6
#25
08302 (Bridgeton, NJ)
Previously #26 at 24.9
24.7
#26
08110 (Pennsauken, NJ)
Previously unranked at 24.4
24.7
#27
07501 (Paterson, NJ)
Previously unranked at 24.0
24.8
#28
07801 (Dover, NJ)
Previously #24 at 24.7
24.9
#29
07753 (Neptune, NJ)
Previously #17 at 23.9
24.9
#30
07407 (Elmwood Park, NJ)
Previously #25 at 24.8
25.1
#31
07201 (Elizabeth, NJ)
Previously #29 at 25.4
25.2
#32
07202 (Elizabeth, NJ)
Previously #35 at 26.1
25.3
#33
08619 (Trenton, NJ)
Previously #19 at 24.3
25.3
#34
07424 (Little Falls, NJ)
Previously #27 at 25.1
25.6
#35
08106 (Audubon, NJ)
Previously #33 at 25.9
25.7
#36
07644 (Lodi, NJ)
Previously #46 at 26.8
25.8
#37
07011 (Clifton, NJ)
Previously #52 at 27.3
25.9
#38
08034 (Cherry Hill, NJ)
Previously unranked at 27.1
26.0
#39
08901 (New Brunswick, NJ)
Previously #38 at 26.2
26.1
#40
07712 (Asbury Park, NJ)
Previously #32 at 25.8
26.3
#41
08109 (Merchantville, NJ)
Previously #30 at 25.5
26.3
#42
08028 (Glassboro, NJ)
Previously #45 at 26.7
26.7
#43
08035 (Haddon Heights, NJ)
Previously #42 at 26.4
26.7
#44
08083 (Somerdale, NJ)
Previously unranked
26.7
#45
07026 (Garfield, NJ)
Previously #23 at 24.7
26.8
#46
07055 (Passaic, NJ)
Previously #39 at 26.2
26.8
#47
08108 (Collingswood, NJ)
Previously #43 at 26.5
26.9
#48
08330 (Mays Landing, NJ)
Previously #36 at 26.1
26.9
#49
08075 (Riverside, NJ)
Previously #54 at 27.5
27.0
#50
07724 (Eatontown, NJ)
Previously #34 at 26.0
27.2
* The maximum margin of error for ranking is 3.0

The Bottom 50

#1
07112 (Newark, NJ)
Previously #4 at 44.8
47.4
#2
08550 (Princeton Junction, NJ)
Previously #1 at 46.4
47.0
#3
07421 (Hewitt, NJ)
Previously #8 at 42.7
45.5
#4
07751 (Morganville, NJ)
Previously #3 at 45.0
45.3
#5
07746 (Marlboro, NJ)
Previously #2 at 46.0
45.1
#6
07760 (Rumson, NJ)
Previously #23 at 39.3
44.5
#7
07670 (Tenafly, NJ)
Previously #10 at 42.6
42.6
#8
07422 (Highland Lakes, NJ)
Previously #5 at 43.8
42.3
#9
07832 (Columbia, NJ)
Previously #7 at 42.8
42.1
#10
07726 (Englishtown, NJ)
Previously #11 at 41.7
41.8
#11
08820 (Edison, NJ)
Previously #18 at 39.9
41.1
#12
07040 (Maplewood, NJ)
Previously #17 at 40.5
41.1
#13
07462 (Vernon, NJ)
Previously #36 at 38.0
40.9
#14
07090 (Westfield, NJ)
Previously #27 at 38.7
40.9
#15
07461 (Sussex, NJ)
Previously #19 at 39.7
40.6
#16
08810 (Dayton, NJ)
Previously #21 at 39.5
40.3
#17
07452 (Glen Rock, NJ)
Previously unranked
40.0
#18
07871 (Sparta, NJ)
Previously #15 at 40.7
39.9
#19
07825 (Blairstown, NJ)
Previously #16 at 40.6
39.7
#20
07030 (Hoboken, NJ)
Previously #26 at 38.8
39.4
#21
07733 (Holmdel, NJ)
Previously #33 at 38.2
39.1
#22
08831 (Monroe Township, NJ)
Previously #31 at 38.3
39.1
#23
07450 (Ridgewood, NJ)
Previously #25 at 38.9
39.1
   #24
07747 (Matawan, NJ)
Previously 39.1
39.0
#25
07853 (Long Valley, NJ)
Previously #28 at 38.5
39.0
#26
07928 (Chatham, NJ)
Previously #43 at 37.5
38.7
#27
07416 (Franklin, NJ)
Previously #29 at 38.5
38.6
#28
08824 (Kendall Park, NJ)
Previously unranked
38.6
#29
07930 (Chester, NJ)
Previously #37 at 38.0
38.4
#30
07076 (Scotch Plains, NJ)
Previously #32 at 38.3
38.3
#31
08816 (East Brunswick, NJ)
Previously #42 at 37.6
38.3
#32
08857 (Old Bridge, NJ)
Previously #48 at 37.1
38.2
#33
07305 (Jersey City, NJ)
Previously #35 at 38.2
38.1
#34
07108 (Newark, NJ)
Previously #56 at 36.4
38.0
#35
07821 (Andover, NJ)
Previously #46 at 37.3
38.0
#36
07480 (West Milford, NJ)
Previously #38 at 37.7
37.8
#37
08848 (Milford, NJ)
Previously #53 at 36.6
37.7
#38
08804 (Bloomsbury, NJ)
Previously #50 at 37.0
37.7
#39
07306 (Jersey City, NJ)
Previously #40 at 37.7
37.6
#40
07093 (West New York, NJ)
Previously #54 at 36.6
37.6
#41
08825 (Frenchtown, NJ)
Previously #57 at 36.3
37.5
#42
07024 (Fort Lee, NJ)
Previously #45 at 37.3
37.4
#43
07042 (Montclair, NJ)
Previously #58 at 36.3
37.3
#44
07882 (Washington, NJ)
Previously #49 at 37.1
37.3
#45
07843 (Hopatcong, NJ)
Previously #60 at 36.0
37.2
#46
07922 (Berkeley Heights, NJ)
Previously #47 at 37.2
37.2
#47
08867 (Pittstown, NJ)
Previously #44 at 37.4
37.1
#48
07401 (Allendale, NJ)
Previously unranked
37.0
#49
07823 (Belvidere, NJ)
Previously #130 at 32.7
37.0
#50
07734 (Keansburg, NJ)
Previously #34 at 38.2
36.9
* 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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