“Which Cities Sleep in, and Which Get to Work Early” via FiveThirtyEight by Nate Silver
The metro area with the earliest workday is Hinesville, Ga. The median worker there arrives at work at 7:01 a.m. There’s a good chance they are in the military; the Hinesville area includes Fort Stewart and the Army’s 3rd Infantry Division. Military metros account for a number of the earliest-to-work communities, including Killeen, Texas (Fort Hood), and Jacksonville, N.C. (Camp Lejeune).
New Yorkers get to work late — at least on a relative basis. The median worker in the New York metropolitan area begins their workday at 8:24 a.m.
Cities such as Atlantic City, N.J., Orlando, Fla., and Miami, whose economies are associated with recreation, tourism and gambling begin the workday later. A quarter of the workforce in Atlantic City doesn’t begin its workday until 11:26 a.m. or after.
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