More workers have returned to the office, but in 39 states and the District of Columbia, people are still working from home more than 30% of the time, above the post-pandemic threshold most employers envisioned, according to an April 2022 survey. States and cities are missing out on much of the spending around workplaces usually done by office workers.

Source: Survey of Working Arrangements and Attitudes, jointly run by the University of Chicago, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University.