List of U.S. cities with most pedestrian commuters

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The following is a list of United States cities of 100,000+ inhabitants with the 50 highest rates of pedestrian commuting, according to data from the 2000 Census. The Census measured the percentage of commuters who walk to work, as opposed to taking public transit, driving an automobile, bicycle, boat, or some other means. College towns and cities with military bases often rank high on this list, as students and faculty of universities often live very close to their place of employment if on-campus or close to campus. Military employees are often housed at or very near their place of employment.

1. Cambridge, Massachusetts 25.76%
2. Ann Arbor, Michigan 16.52%
3. Berkeley, California 15.99%
4. New Haven, Connecticut 14.0%
5. Columbia, South Carolina 13.78%
6. Provo, Utah 13.39%
7. Boston, Massachusetts 13.36%
8. Providence, Rhode Island 12.56%
9. Washington, D.C. 12.27%
10. Madison, Wisconsin 10.99%
11. New York, New York 10.72%
12. Syracuse, New York 10.31%
13. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 10.02%
14. San Francisco, California 9.82%
15. Wichita Falls, Texas 9.29%
16. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 9.22%
17. Jersey City, New Jersey 8.17%
18. Newark, New Jersey 8.03%
19. Seattle, Washington 7.72%
20. Allentown, Pennsylvania 7.55%
21. Baltimore, Maryland 7.28%
22. Worcester, Massachusetts 7.11%
23. Norfolk, Virginia 7.05%
24. Minneapolis, Minnesota 6.85%
25. Honolulu, Hawaii 6.8%
26. Erie, Pennsylvania 6.7%
27. Rochester, New York 6.65%
28. Eugene, Oregon 6.43%
29. Paterson, New Jersey 5.97%
30. Hartford, Connecticut 5.89%
31. Chicago, Illinois 5.8%
32. Arlington, Virginia 5.77%
33. Cincinnati, Ohio 5.61%
34. St. Paul, Minnesota 5.58%
35. Pasadena, California 5.51%
36. Portland, Oregon 5.47%
37. Buffalo, New York 5.43%
38. Dayton, Ohio 5.37%
39. New Orleans, Louisiana 5.35%
40. Augusta, Georgia 5.13%
41. Salt Lake City, Utah 5.07%
42. Irvine, California 5.06%
43. Elizabeth, New Jersey 5.0%
44. Paradise, Nevada 4.8%
45. Milwaukee, Wisconsin 4.79%
46. Columbus, Georgia 4.78%
47. Lowell, Massachusetts 4.63%
48. East Los Angeles, California 4.61%
49. Richmond, Virginia 4.54%
50. Denver, Colorado 4.51%

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