According to an article at the WLEX-TV website in Lexington, Ky.

The 10 laziest states in the country have been ranked according to a study from www.zippia.com.

The states were ranked according to the following criteria: 

  • Lowest average hours worked
  • Shortest commute time
  • Fewest workers per household (Labor force divided by the number households)
  • Highest unemployment rate
  • Fewest adults with a college degree          

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The study ranks the top 10 laziest states as:

New Mexico

Kentucky

Michigan

Arkansas

Alabama

Ohio

Oregon

Mississippi

Idaho

West Virginia

 You can read the full article here.