Guessing how many people actually work from home may be a lot of fun and could give rise to some vigorous disputes. A just-released report from the Census Bureau on commuting in the U.S. may give contestants some hard data to work with.

The data is from the 2022 American Community Survey (ACS), and while it does not reflect the determined efforts by employers in recent months to force employees to return to the office, it could be closer to the true numbers than unofficial estimates.


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