Data assessing the following variables were collected from the from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey 2017 1-Year survey: total city population; percent of adults aged 16 and older working from home; percent of adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher; percent of population working in professional, scientific, and technical services; median household income; poverty rate; and median home value.
Cities were ordered based on the percent of the population aged 16 and older who work from home. Pearson correlation analysis were conducted to determine whether a trend occurred between the percent of adults working from home and the variable of interest. Only the 10 cities with a population greater than 100,000 individuals and with the highest percentage of its adults aged 16 and older working from home in 2017 are included.
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