Workers working from home are younger than average, more often married or coupled than single, and more likely to be a college graduate. This TUPdate reports on the age, marital status, and educational attainment of employees regularly working from home, as well as their household demographics: household size, income, presence of children, and ownership or rental of dwelling.
By Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts
Working from home. While it is a blessing for some and may feel like a curse for others, only a few get the privilege. Being able to work from home during widespread public health safety shutdowns has sustained employment for many employees. It has also brought new challenges for those with school-age children or insufficient technology. It has also brought about faster adoption of certain technology products and services while revealing long-present sociological differences. The differences may persist while many of the technological changes will be temporary and evolutionary, not revolutionary.
Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, June 21, 2019 Sometimes the slow-moving trends are the ones that get missed. Coupled with preconceived notions, these have the makings of blind spots. For many tech companies, single-person American households may be an overlooked market segment. Based on research by the U.S. Census and our TUP/Technology User Profile service,…