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Utah the 7th best state for working from home

WalletHub survey considers multiple factors
Posted at 7:06 AM, Apr 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-20 09:06:20-04

WASSHINGTON — With COVID-19 turning home into the workplace for millions of Americans nationwide, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted a survey into working at home.

The report released Monday highlights which areas are thriving and which are struggling in this pandemic economy.

The study compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 12 key metrics.

The data set ranges from the share of workers working from home before COVID-19 to internet cost and cybersecurity. It also considered factors such as how large and how crowded homes are in the state.

Utah came in 7th overall.

Working from home in Utah:

  • 6th – Share of Population Working from Home (pre-COVID-19)
  • 13th – Households' Internet Access
  • 8th – Average Home Square Footage
  • 9th – Average Retail Price of Electricity
  • 28th – Internet Cost

Delaware was deemed the best state to work from home and Alaska the worst.

For a look at the complete study, click here.