The Hardest and Least-Hard Working States in America
Everyone in this country works hard. The average American only uses 54% of their vacation time and somehow that's considered normal. But let's all judge each other on who works the hardest anyway.
WalletHub.com just ranked all 50 states from the hardest working to the . . . well, we don't want to say "laziest," so we'll just say least-hard working.
The rankings are based on 10 categories including average work hours, employment rate, unused vacation days, commute times, people with multiple jobs, and average amounts of leisure time.
Based on that, the 10 hardest working states are: North Dakota . . . Alaska . . . South Dakota . . . Texas . . . Nebraska . . . Hawaii . . . Wyoming . . . Colorado . . . Virginia . . . and Maryland.
And the 10 least-hard working states are: West Virginia . . . Rhode Island . . . New Mexico . . . Michigan . . . Ohio . . . Oregon . . . Connecticut . . . New York . . . Illinois . . . and Pennsylvania. (WalletHub)
(Here are the rankingsfor all 50 states.)