WalletHub Ranks Maryland’s Economy ‘9th Least Affected by Coronavirus’

According to a Wallethub article released Monday, Maryland’s economy is the 9th least affected economy in the United States following the coronavirus pandemic.

Maryland received a score of 37.20 on a 100-point scale based on 13 relevant metrics. The study compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across two key dimensions, “Highly Affected Industries & Workforce” and “Resources for Businesses to Cope Better with the Crisis.”

Other Maryland rankings within the study include:

  • 15th — GDP Generated by Highly Affected Industries as Share of Total State GDP
  • 24th — Share of Employment from Highly Affected Industries
  • 28th — Share of Workers Working from Home
  • 36th — Share of Workers with Access to Paid Sick Leave

Other data sets and the full Wallethub article can be found here.

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Gracie Tanner

About Gracie Tanner

Gracie Tanner is a sophomore multi-platform journalism major at the University of Maryland. She is currently an intern at Montgomery Community Media.


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