Rental home search platform Apartment List has used insights and data to rank the best U.S. cities for remote workers as more companies shift to more flexible arrangements.
The ranking was based on the prevalence of remote positions, housing affordability and access to urban and natural amenities.
The top 10 included:
- Provo, Utah
- Fort Collins, Colorado
- Boise, Idaho
- Raleigh, North Carolina
- Tempe, Arizona
- Austin, Texas
- Beaverton, Oregon
- Denver, Colorado
- Asheville, North Carolina
- Ann Arbor, Michigan
Additionally, Moneyrates.com found the cities that would save residents the most time and money if they worked from home. Using median commute times and wages from 2019, the study showed that in certain cases workers could save over $8,000, or the equivalent of 39 work days each year, by skipping their commute.
The top 5 U.S. cities where remote workers could save the most money include:
- Washington, D.C., where commutes can cost up to $34.42 each day.
- San Francisco, California, where commutes cost up to $34.28 each day.
- California/Lexington Park, Maryland, a suburb of D.C. where commutes cost up to $32.75 each day.
- San Jose, California, where commutes cost up to $32.18 each day.
- New York City, New York, where commutes cost up to $31.44 each day.