Among first-time buyers, the percentage of total income that payments on a mortgage loan with a 10% down payment would comprise, according to the National Association of Realtors: 25
Number of metro areas in which a family would need more than $100,000 to affordably pay a 10% down payment on a mortgage: 17
Source: National Association of Realtors.
Percentage of women who said they would turn down a job that didn't offer some work from home, according to a survey by CareerBuilder.com: 22
Percentage of men who said the same: 14
Percentage of women who applied for a job outside their geographic region based on remote work expectations: 36
Percentage of men who did the same: 27
Percentage of parents who feel just as pressured to overspend on shopping trips for school supplies as they do on winter holiday shopping, according to a CreditCards.com survey from Bankrate: 36
Source: Bankrate Inc.
Percentage of American workers who say they have experienced unsafe working conditions, according to AllVoices: 52
Percentage who have left an organization because of unsafe conditions: 41
Percentage of home ownership in the United States accounted for by single women, according to TaskRabbit: 22
Percentage accounted for by single men: 13
Percentage of small-business owners across the U.S. who say they were not impacted by COVID, according to a study by Cargo: 52
Percentage who are considering a business "pivot" to some extent: 90
Percentage of respondents who are considering a complete business reinvention: 39
Source: Cargo Magazine.
As evolving mask and vaccine mandates wreak havoc with back-to-office plans, percentage of Americans who support their state and local governments requiring that masks be worn in all public places, according to an Ipsos poll: 64
Percentage who support their local school districts requiring teachers, students and administrators to wear masks in schools: 69
Source: Ipsos Public Affairs.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, percentage of the U.S. workforce that was forced to become temporarily remote, nearly triple the 13% of workers who reported working remotely prior to the pandemic, according to research by ADP Research Institute: 35
On average, percentage of their typical day that on-site workers say they spend on work-related communication and meetings (compared to the 25% spent by remote workers): 15
In 2024, potential market opportunity for U.S. cloud gaming services, according to research by Parks Associates: $3.6 billion
Percentage of console gamers who play games on at least one other platform: 91
Percentage who play on a PC, mobile device and a connected TV device (smart TV or streaming media player) in addition to their console: 37
Source: Parks Associates.
Percentage of teens (including 79% from rural communities) who believe that the government should play an important role in providing broadband access to all, according to a survey by National 4-H Council, the Harris Poll and the 4-H Tech Changemakers coalition: 74
Despite a rising need for high-speed internet, percentage drop in access to reliable high-speed internet over the last two years: 8
Percentage of youth who have reliable access in 2021, compared with 77% in 2019: 69
Source: National 4-H Council.
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