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Professor Rumore on Remote Workers Flocking to Utah’s Small Communities

During the pandemic, many people got a new lease on life—and new leases.

Almost 3 million people in the United States permanently relocated during the first year of the pandemic. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the pandemic also caused over one-third of businesses to increase telework opportunities for employees. Utah is in the top five states with the highest percentage of remote workers nationwide. Professor Danya Rumore expresses concern about the future of rural areas colonized by remote workers – including the cities of Blanding and Torrey. Click here to read more!