According to a recent research from IT service management firm SysAid, Vineyard Haven, a community in the town of Tisbury, is the best region in the US to work remotely.
According to SysAid’s analysis of data from the most recent American Community Survey for 938 micropolitan and metropolitan regions in the U.S. between 2015 and 2020, 17.7% of employees aged 16 and over in Vineyard Haven reported working from home.
Other top U.S. locations for remote work include Truckee-Grass Valley and Faribault-Northfield (MN) (CA).
Only 5.35% of positions in American cities were remote on average, including in the first year of the pandemic, according to researchers. According to the research, employers in cities nonetheless made substantial strides toward remote employment.
23.84% more persons shifted to working from home throughout the five years prior to the pandemic. This is five times greater than the preceding time, when workers were converting to remote working at an annual rate of 4.67%.
“It is very surprising that, on average, only one in 20 American city dwellers works remotely. We expected this number to be much higher, considering the importance of social distancing at the beginning of the pandemic.”Spokesperson for SysAid
Additionally, SysAid looked at which sectors of the economy in all U.S. urban locations may shift mostly or partially to remote work. According to the study, 10.6% of employment in industries including agriculture, mining, and construction require an on-site presence for the majority of the time, while 70.2% may be performed in part remotely. Information, professional, scientific, and administrative services, which make up another 19.2% of enterprises, may readily adapt to relocating the majority of their activities off-site.
Mississippi, Puerto Rico, and Louisiana are the worst states for working from home.
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