These Are the Laziest States in America, New Study Says

New Jersey, New York and Connecticut all fell among the laziest states in WalletHub's new study on which states are the hardest-working.

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Maine had the highest share of workers actually using their vacation time rather than leaving it unused, with only 38% not taking advantage of their days off.
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Although New York was in the lazier half of states in the country, it did have the 5th highest annual volunteer hours per resident. New York also had the longest average commute time with a total of 32.6 minutes.
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Mississippi had the 5th lowest employment rate and the 4th lowest annual volunteer hours per resident.
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Arkansas had the 5th highest idle youth rate and the 2nd lowest annual volunteer hours per resident.
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While Massachusetts did have the 4th lowest average workweek hours, it was also tied for 2nd with Minnesota for the lowest idle youth rate.
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Florida was the state with the lowest share of workers who have multiple jobs with only 3.5% of residents pulling double duty.
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Kentucky had the lowest annual volunteer hours per resident compared to every other state.
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Nevada had the 5th lowest annual volunteer hours per resident and the 2nd highest average leisure time spent per day.
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Oregon was tied with Rhode Island for the 2nd lowest average workweek hours.
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New Mexico had the 4th highest idle youth rate and the 2nd lowest employment rate.
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West Virginia had the 3rd lowest employment rate and was in a three-way tie for the highest idle youth rate with Alaska and Louisiana.
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Based on the study, Rhode Island is a very relaxing state to live in. It is tied for 2nd with Oregon for the lowest average workweek hours and it takes the top spot for the highest average leisure time spent per day.
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Michigan had the 5th highest average leisure time spent per day and was tied for 5th with Vermont for the lowest average workweek hours.
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