Based on the most recent data available, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates that Oregon has more individuals likely to work at home than any other state. In 2000, approximately 4.4% of individuals worked at home compared to a national average of 3.3%. Other interesting facts:
(1) About 63% of Oregonians who worked at home were self-employed.
(2) About 1 in 5 Oregonians who worked at home worked in the education, health, and social services industry.
(3) 56% of the state’s at-home work force was comprised of women, which is higher than the nationwide estimate of 53%.