This article originally written by Digital Content Intern Yusra Asif. Asif, is a senior media communications major at the University of Delaware, working as the associate news editor at The Review and a broadcast news reporter at the Student Television Network at UD.
As per a personal finance website, WalletHub, Delaware retains its position as the best state to work from home, one year after the coronavirus pandemic.
The First State had an average score of 65.51.
New Jersey was also among the top states on the website. With an average score of 62.57, New Jersey came in seventh behind Arizona and ahead of Texas. The Garden State however, dropped three spots in this year’s rankings.
Pennsylvania, which has one of the highest populations working from home in the country, came in at 16. The Keystone State had an average score of 59.95, moving ahead 5 positions this year.
Alaska came in last place in this year’s rankings.
According to WalletHub, 71% of Americans worked from home since the pandemic began and 54% said they’d like to continue even after the pandemic ends.