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As you may have expected, the number of remote workers in the United States has increased since 2019. According to new data released by the U.S. Census Bureau, which pulled from American Community Survey estimates, the total number of home-based workers skyrocketed from 9 million in 2019 to 27.6 million in 2021 – a more than 200% increase. 

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