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Working from home is increasing in popularity with workers and employers. But how many people actually work from home?#1. Marin – 10.1% of people work from home#2. Sonoma – 6.7% of people work from home#3. San Francisco – 6.6% of people work from home#4. Alameda – 6.0% of people work from home#5. Contra Costa – 5.9% of people work from home#6. Napa – 5.8% of people work from home#7. San Mateo – 5.0% of people work from home#8. Santa Clara – 4.7% of people work from home#9. Solano – 3.8% of people work from home[bar color=”Accent-Color” title=”#1. Marin – 10.1%” percent=”10.1″][bar color=”Extra-Color-1″ title=”#2. Sonoma – 6.7%” percent=”6.7″][bar color=”Accent-Color” title=”#3. San Francisco – 6.6%” percent=”6.6″][bar color=”Extra-Color-1″ title=”#4. Alameda – 6.0%” percent=”6″][bar color=”Accent-Color” title=”#5. Contra Costa – 5.9%” percent=”5.9″][bar color=”Extra-Color-1″ title=”#6. Napa – 5.8%” percent=”5.8″][bar color=”Accent-Color” title=”#7. San Mateo – 5.0%” percent=”5″][bar color=”Extra-Color-1″ title=”#8. Santa Clara – 4.7%” percent=”4.7″][bar color=”Accent-Color” title=”#9. Solano – 3.8%” percent=”3.8″]By far the highest rate of people who work from home is in Marin with more than one in 10 of all workers using home offices. But even most of the rest of the Bay Area is ahead of California as a whole, where 5.4 percent of people work from home, and California is ahead of the nation’s 4.6% rate.

Source: US Census Bureau ACS table DP03

Daniel J. Willis

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