Columbia SC selected as one of the laziest cities in America

WalletHub just released their list of the Hardest Working Cities in America, judging 116 of the largest cities in the country in variety of areas.Those areas include:

  • Direct Work Factors, as in average work week hours, employment rate, and workers leaving vacation on the table.
  • Indirect Work Factors, like commute time, workers with multiple jobs and leisure time spent per day.
  •  Based on all of that, folks in Anchorage, Alaska earned the title of Hardest Working City, with a score of 80.07
  • Anchorage lands in fourth for direct work factors and eighth for indirect.
  • Topping the list specifically for direct work factors is Austin, Texas, which ranks ninth overall.
  • Salt Lake City, Utah is tops for indirect work factors, although it lands in 54th place overall. 
  • Columbia SC is ranked 107 overall (100th in direct work factors and dead last 116th in indirect work factors)

Top Ten Hardest Working Cities in the U.S.

  1. Anchorage, AK
  2. San Francisco, CA
  3. Virginia Beach, VA
  4. Cheyenne, WY
  5. Irving, TX
  6. Norfolk, VA
  7. Corpus Christi, TX
  8. Washington, DC
  9. Austin, TX
  10. Plano, TX

On the other end of the spectrum, Detroit, Michigan came in dead last on the list, with a score of 32.96, ranking 116 for direct work and 48 for indirect work. 

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