Fastest Commute ZIPs in Tennessee

The Top 3

#1

37212 (Nashville, TN)

Average Travel Time To Work of 15.1

#2

38237 (Martin, TN)

Average Travel Time To Work of 16.7

#3

37204 (Nashville, TN)

Average Travel Time To Work of 16.8

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 Tennessee 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 Tennessee average travel time to work from the latest estimates is 25.1 and has risen 0.3%.

This year saw several big changes. 37204 (Nashville, TN) rose from #4 to #3, 38120 (Memphis, TN) rose from #8 to #4, 38242 (Paris, TN) rose from #6 to #5, 37412 (Chattanooga, TN) fell from #5 to #6, and 37601 (Johnson City, TN) fell from #3 to #8.

The Top 50

   #1
37212 (Nashville, TN)
Previously 14.8
15.1
   #2
38237 (Martin, TN)
Previously 16.3
16.7
#3
37204 (Nashville, TN)
Previously #4 at 17.3
16.8
#4
38120 (Memphis, TN)
Previously #8 at 17.7
17.2
#5
38242 (Paris, TN)
Previously #6 at 17.6
17.3
#6
37412 (Chattanooga, TN)
Previously #5 at 17.4
17.3
   #7
38305 (Jackson, TN)
Previously 17.6
17.4
#8
37601 (Johnson City, TN)
Previously #3 at 17.2
17.4
#9
37405 (Chattanooga, TN)
Previously #13 at 18.0
17.5
#10
37311 (Cleveland, TN)
Previously #14 at 18.3
17.7
#11
37919 (Knoxville, TN)
Previously #12 at 18.0
18.2
#12
38555 (Crossville, TN)
Previously #15 at 18.4
18.2
#13
37411 (Chattanooga, TN)
Previously #22 at 19.1
18.4
#14
37664 (Kingsport, TN)
Previously #19 at 18.7
18.6
#15
37215 (Nashville, TN)
Previously #16 at 18.4
18.7
#16
38024 (Dyersburg, TN)
Previously #18 at 18.6
18.9
#17
38301 (Jackson, TN)
Previously #11 at 17.9
18.9
#18
38104 (Memphis, TN)
Previously #29 at 19.7
19.1
#19
38103 (Memphis, TN)
Previously #20 at 18.8
19.5
#20
37415 (Chattanooga, TN)
Previously #30 at 19.8
19.5
#21
37917 (Knoxville, TN)
Previously #33 at 20.1
19.5
#22
37321 (Dayton, TN)
Previously #17 at 18.6
19.6
#23
37615 (Johnson City, TN)
Previously #36 at 20.3
19.6
#24
37923 (Knoxville, TN)
Previously #34 at 20.1
19.7
#25
38111 (Memphis, TN)
Previously #23 at 19.4
19.8
#26
38112 (Memphis, TN)
Previously #32 at 20.0
19.8
#27
38343 (Humboldt, TN)
Previously unranked at 21.2
19.9
#28
37604 (Johnson City, TN)
Previously #24 at 19.4
19.9
#29
37210 (Nashville, TN)
Previously unranked at 19.7
20.0
#30
38119 (Memphis, TN)
Previously #35 at 20.2
20.0
#31
38122 (Memphis, TN)
Previously #44 at 21.1
20.3
#32
37660 (Kingsport, TN)
Previously #27 at 19.7
20.3
#33
38115 (Memphis, TN)
Previously #38 at 20.7
20.4
#34
37205 (Nashville, TN)
Previously #40 at 20.9
20.4
#35
37912 (Knoxville, TN)
Previously #31 at 19.9
20.5
#36
38138 (Germantown, TN)
Previously #41 at 21.0
20.5
#37
37421 (Chattanooga, TN)
Previously #42 at 21.0
20.7
#38
37388 (Tullahoma, TN)
Previously #39 at 20.9
20.8
#39
37862 (Sevierville, TN)
Previously #57 at 22.3
20.8
#40
37921 (Knoxville, TN)
Previously #37 at 20.5
20.9
#41
37663 (Kingsport, TN)
Previously unranked at 22.0
20.9
#42
38118 (Memphis, TN)
Previously #45 at 21.1
20.9
#43
37830 (Oak Ridge, TN)
Previously #26 at 19.6
21.2
#44
37312 (Cleveland, TN)
Previously #53 at 22.0
21.2
#45
38501 (Cookeville, TN)
Previously #43 at 21.1
21.3
#46
37932 (Knoxville, TN)
Previously #51 at 21.8
21.4
#47
37931 (Knoxville, TN)
Previously unranked
21.7
#48
38134 (Memphis, TN)
Previously #49 at 21.8
21.8
#49
37920 (Knoxville, TN)
Previously #47 at 21.5
21.9
#50
37620 (Bristol, TN)
Previously #52 at 22.0
22.0
* The maximum margin of error for ranking is 3.0

The Bottom 50

#1
38023 (Drummonds, TN)
Previously unranked
40.1
#2
37060 (Eagleville, TN)
Previously unranked
36.6
   #3
37397 (Whitwell, TN)
Previously 36.4
36.0
#4
38011 (Brighton, TN)
Previously #9 at 33.8
35.4
#5
37062 (Fairview, TN)
Previously #4 at 36.3
35.3
#6
38015 (Burlison, TN)
Previously #7 at 35.3
35.3
#7
38562 (Gainesboro, TN)
Previously unranked
34.7
#8
37640 (Butler, TN)
Previously unranked
34.2
#9
38472 (Lynnville, TN)
Previously unranked
33.5
#10
37722 (Cosby, TN)
Previously unranked
33.4
#11
37870 (Speedwell, TN)
Previously #8 at 33.8
33.2
#12
37015 (Ashland City, TN)
Previously #17 at 32.7
33.1
#13
38049 (Mason, TN)
Previously #20 at 32.3
32.7
#14
37807 (Maynardville, TN)
Previously #25 at 31.6
32.6
#15
37086 (La Vergne, TN)
Previously #26 at 31.5
32.4
#16
37709 (Blaine, TN)
Previously #15 at 32.7
32.4
#17
37869 (Sneedville, TN)
Previously #22 at 32.1
32.3
#18
38474 (Mount Pleasant, TN)
Previously #19 at 32.4
31.6
#19
37174 (Spring Hill, TN)
Previously unranked
31.6
#20
37122 (Mount Juliet, TN)
Previously #32 at 30.8
31.6
#21
37865 (Seymour, TN)
Previously #28 at 31.3
31.3
#22
37073 (Greenbrier, TN)
Previously #31 at 31.0
31.3
#23
37714 (Caryville, TN)
Previously #24 at 31.7
31.1
#24
37144 (Petersburg, TN)
Previously #27 at 31.3
30.9
#25
37322 (Decatur, TN)
Previously unranked
30.4
#26
37148 (Portland, TN)
Previously #36 at 29.1
30.1
#27
37138 (Old Hickory, TN)
Previously #35 at 29.7
30.1
#28
37167 (Smyrna, TN)
Previously #39 at 28.7
29.6
#29
38066 (Rossville, TN)
Previously #37 at 29.0
29.5
   #30
37725 (Dandridge, TN)
Previously 31.1
28.8
#31
37055 (Dickson, TN)
Previously #45 at 27.7
28.6
#32
37013 (Antioch, TN)
Previously #43 at 27.8
28.5
#33
37080 (Joelton, TN)
Previously #42 at 27.9
28.4
#34
37128 (Murfreesboro, TN)
Previously #40 at 28.6
28.3
#35
38002 (Arlington, TN)
Previously #41 at 28.3
28.2
#36
37367 (Pikeville, TN)
Previously unranked
28.2
#37
37076 (Hermitage, TN)
Previously #53 at 27.0
28.1
#38
37085 (Lascassas, TN)
Previously unranked
28.1
#39
37766 (La Follette, TN)
Previously #63 at 26.6
28.1
#40
38544 (Baxter, TN)
Previously unranked
27.9
#41
37129 (Murfreesboro, TN)
Previously #59 at 26.8
27.9
#42
37742 (Greenback, TN)
Previously #52 at 27.2
27.7
#43
37887 (Wartburg, TN)
Previously unranked
27.6
#44
38401 (Columbia, TN)
Previously #46 at 27.6
27.6
#45
37221 (Nashville, TN)
Previously #47 at 27.6
27.5
#46
37764 (Kodak, TN)
Previously #48 at 27.5
27.5
#47
38469 (Loretto, TN)
Previously #80 at 25.7
27.4
#48
37072 (Goodlettsville, TN)
Previously #62 at 26.7
27.2
#49
37381 (Spring City, TN)
Previously unranked
27.2
#50
37379 (Soddy Daisy, TN)
Previously #49 at 27.4
27.2
* 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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