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Out of Office: Northeast Florida among leaders in remote working

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Florida has seen an influx of remote workers due to its low cost of living, with Jacksonville and Northeast Florida in particular seeming to be popular spots for remote work.

Remote working has really taken off during the COVID-19 pandemic, said Aundra Wallace, president of JAXUSA Partnership, the regional economic development arm of the JAX Chamber.

"You’re seeing tremendous growth in Duval, Clay, Nassau, St. Johns (counties)," Wallace said. "I would venture to stay that the growth itself certainly increased in 2020. If you look at LinkedIn’s surveys for fastest in migration, Salt Lake City was No. 1 and Jacksonville was No. 2 in 2020. In 2021, Miami was No. 1 and Jacksonville was No. 2."

Read the rest of this story at WJCT News partner The Florida Times-Union.