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Business Response Survey to the Coronavirus Pandemic

BRS Charts

 Percentage of establishments that offered telework to employees as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, by state, compared to the national average
State Increased telework No change in existing telework arrangements Did not offer telework
Compared with U.S. private sector average Percentage Compared with U.S. private sector average Percentage Compared with U.S. private sector average Percentage

Total U.S., private sector

N/A 30.89% N/A 17.62% N/A 52.25%

Alabama

Substantially lower 25.03 Relatively similar 17.01 Substantially higher 59.13

Alaska

Relatively similar 28.81 Relatively similar 15.23 Relatively similar 56.95

Arizona

Relatively similar 32.73 Substantially higher 23.19 Substantially lower 45.11

Arkansas

Substantially lower 25.03 Relatively similar 17.11 Substantially higher 58.56

California

Relatively similar 33.64 Relatively similar 17.19 Relatively similar 50.30

Colorado

Substantially higher 36.03 Substantially higher 25.66 Substantially lower 39.20

Connecticut

Relatively similar 33.94 Relatively similar 17.13 Relatively similar 49.85

Delaware

Relatively similar 33.18 Relatively similar 16.30 Relatively similar 50.85

District of Columbia

Substantially higher 56.98 Relatively similar 19.27 Substantially lower 24.52

Florida

Relatively similar 29.16 Relatively similar 18.88 Relatively similar 52.41

Georgia

Relatively similar 30.35 Relatively similar 20.46 Relatively similar 50.48

Hawaii

Relatively similar 31.31 Relatively similar 15.44 Relatively similar 54.17

Idaho

Substantially lower 25.65 Relatively similar 21.38 Relatively similar 53.92

Illinois

Relatively similar 29.98 Relatively similar 17.58 Relatively similar 53.16

Indiana

Relatively similar 29.16 Relatively similar 17.07 Relatively similar 54.40

Iowa

Substantially lower 25.29 Relatively similar 17.36 Substantially higher 57.68

Kansas

Relatively similar 28.42 Relatively similar 18.49 Relatively similar 54.14

Kentucky

Relatively similar 28.73 Relatively similar 15.66 Relatively similar 56.24

Louisiana

Relatively similar 29.34 Relatively similar 15.15 Relatively similar 56.18

Maine

Relatively similar 27.07 Relatively similar 16.84 Relatively similar 56.71

Maryland

Relatively similar 35.03 Relatively similar 18.15 Relatively similar 47.60

Massachusetts

Relatively similar 35.40 Relatively similar 16.15 Relatively similar 49.22

Michigan

Relatively similar 31.64 Relatively similar 16.42 Relatively similar 52.50

Minnesota

Relatively similar 30.94 Relatively similar 19.34 Relatively similar 50.48

Mississippi

Substantially lower 20.60 Relatively similar 14.23 Substantially higher 65.87

Missouri

Relatively similar 30.97 Relatively similar 16.75 Relatively similar 53.29

Montana

Substantially lower 23.85 Relatively similar 20.07 Relatively similar 57.12

Nebraska

Substantially lower 24.44 Relatively similar 16.52 Substantially higher 59.51

Nevada

Relatively similar 31.83 Relatively similar 22.32 Substantially lower 46.91

New Hampshire

Relatively similar 34.31 Relatively similar 20.75 Substantially lower 45.66

New Jersey

Relatively similar 30.20 Relatively similar 15.19 Relatively similar 55.31

New Mexico

Relatively similar 28.07 Relatively similar 17.90 Relatively similar 54.59

New York

Relatively similar 30.90 Relatively similar 15.46 Relatively similar 54.05

North Carolina

Relatively similar 29.98 Relatively similar 17.1 Relatively similar 53.69

North Dakota

Substantially lower 22.47 Relatively similar 16.91 Substantially higher 61.45

Ohio

Relatively similar 30.69 Relatively similar 15.25 Relatively similar 54.58

Oklahoma

Substantially lower 24.30 Relatively similar 19.55 Relatively similar 57.16

Oregon

Relatively similar 32.16 Relatively similar 19.50 Relatively similar 48.84

Pennsylvania

Relatively similar 30.90 Relatively similar 16.61 Relatively similar 53.47

Puerto Rico

Relatively similar 27.06 Substantially lower 9.88 Substantially higher 63.73

Rhode Island

Relatively similar 29.21 Relatively similar 18.01 Relatively similar 53.42

South Carolina

Relatively similar 28.04 Relatively similar 19.36 Relatively similar 53.07

South Dakota

Substantially lower 22.74 Relatively similar 19.49 Substantially higher 58.31

Tennessee

Relatively similar 29.00 Relatively similar 19.35 Relatively similar 52.32

Texas

Relatively similar 32.76 Relatively similar 16.44 Relatively similar 51.27

Utah

Relatively similar 28.68 Relatively similar 22.40 Relatively similar 49.71

Vermont

Relatively similar 30.16 Relatively similar 17.68 Relatively similar 52.64

Virginia

Relatively similar 32.28 Relatively similar 16.92 Relatively similar 51.79

Washington

Relatively similar 33.00 Relatively similar 18.41 Relatively similar 49.41

West Virginia

Relatively similar 26.58 Relatively similar 13.08 Substantially higher 60.91

Wisconsin

Relatively similar 29.32 Relatively similar 16.20 Relatively similar 55.13

Wyoming

Substantially lower 21.97 Relatively similar 17.45 Substantially higher 60.95