Texas ranks among best states for remote work

by Lindsey Wells

Texas is one of the best states for working from home, according to a new study from WalletHub.

The study suggests that the best work-from-home conditions include low costs, reasonable comfort and a high level of security.

The Lone Star State ranked seventh among the 50 states and Washington, D.C. Additionally, Texas ranked No. 1 in living environment, No. 2 in lowest internet costs and No. 15 in work environment.

Rankings are based on 12 metrics, including share of the population working from home, percentage of potential telecommuters, household internet access, cybersecurity, average retail price of electricity, internet cost and more.

New Jersey was the best state for remote work, while Alaska was ranked last.

These are the top 10 best states for remote working, according to WalletHub:

1. New Jersey
2. District of Columbia
3. Delaware
4. Connecticut
5. Massachusetts
6. Utah
7. Texas
8. Washington
9. Maryland
10. New York

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