What is the Cost of Your Commute?

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Every day, tens of thousands of York County residents commute to Charlotte for work. A 20 mile commute can take over an hour on days when traffic is moving slowly. However, beyond the value of your time, have you ever taken a moment to calculate the actual monetary cost of being in your car for an extra two or three hours a day? Well, we did—and the results might surprise you.'

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Daily Mileage (Round Trip)
Annual Mileage
MPG
Annual Gallons of Gas
Annual Cost of Gas*
Rock Hill $2.28 Charlotte $2.40
20
5,200
15 346.67 $790.40 $832.00
20 260 $592.80 $624.00
25 208 $474.24 $499.20
30 173 $395.20 $416.00
35 148.57 $338.74 $356.57
40 130 $296.40 $312.00
 
30
7,800
15 520.00 $1,185.60 $1,248.00
20 390 $889.20 $936.00
25 312 $711.36 $748.80
30 260 $592.80 $624.00
35 222.86 $508.11 $534.86
40 195 $444.60 $468.00
 
40
10,400
15 693.33 $1,580.80 $1,664.00
20 520 $1,185.60 $1,248.00
25 416 $948.48 $998.40
30 347 $790.40 $832.00
35 297.14 $677.49 $713.14
40 260 $592.80 $624.00
 
50
13,000
15 866.67 $1,976.00 $2,080.00
20 650 $1,482.00 $1,560.00
25 520 $1,185.60 $1,248.00
30 433 $988.00 $1,040.00
35 371.43 $846.86 $891.43
40 325 $741.00 $780.00
 
60
15,600
15 1040.00 $2,371.20 $2,496.00
20 780 $1,778.40 $1,872.00
25 624 $1,422.72 $1,497.60
30 520 $1,185.60 $1,248.00
35 445.71 $1,016.23 $1,069.71
40 390 $889.20 $936.00
 
70
18,200
15 1213.33 $2,766.40 $2,912.00
20 910 $2,074.80 $2,184.00
25 728 $1,659.84 $1,747.20
30 607 $1,383.20 $1,456.00
35 520.00 $1,185.60 $1,248.00
40 455 $1,037.40 $1,092.00
 *Annual cost of gas based on AAA average values on January 18, 2018

 

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