# Commute Cost Calculator

Did you know the average American spends $9,859 per year on their car?^{1}** ***Did you know this is the equivalent of a $135,000 mortgage?! *Transportation is the second largest expense for American households.^{2}

The Walk Score Commute Cost Calculator helps you understand the cost in dollars and time of your commute.

**Here are our assumptions:**

**Cost per mile:**We assume an average cost per mile of**69 cents**.- This cost is based on an average of 12,000 miles driven per year.
- Cost per mile includes fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license and taxes, depreciation, and financing.
- Our cost per mile is based on data from AAA.

**Workdays per month:**We assume there are**21.67 workdays**in an average month.- 260 weekdays in a year / 12 months = 21.67.
- We assume a trip to and from work each day.

#### Calculate Your Commute Costs

##### Enter a start address below:

##### Enter a work address below.

Commute cost is shown in the driving option.