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Utah Ranks Highest In Nation For Telecommuting During The Pandemic


According to the U.S. Census Bureau's latest Household “Pulse Survey,” more Utah households had an adult move some or all of their work home during the COVID-19 pandemic than any other state.The survey says 52.7% of Utah households reported at least one adult changing their work location to be at home. Households with higher incomes were more likely to change work locations and a four-year degree gave people the option to work from home more often.


According to FOX 13, the most likely explanation for Utah’s large shift is because it has more children per capita than any other state. 

Tyler Hewitt is the web/social media assistant at UPR. He writes stories every day, updates the website and manages the station's Twitter and Facebook pages. Tyler is a senior at Utah State University and is studying public relations, marketing, and psychology. He loves to write, listen to music, play video games, play tennis and hang out with his fiancé and cat, Juno. He is a great plant dad and recently started collecting vinyl records!