AUSTIN, Texas - A new survey has found that over one in four Texans have met their neighbor for the first time during the COVID-19 lockdowns.
A survey conducted by BusinessElectric.com has revealed that 27% of Texans have admitted that the first time they ever met their neighbor was during the lockdown, more than the national average of 20%. 4,000 Americans took part in the survey.
Another study done by BusinessElectric.com has revealed that the average American would lend their neighbor $167 during finical hardships brought on by COVID-19. That survey revealed that Texans would lend $192.59 to a neighbor in need.
‘Despite being physically separated from people we care about, a sense of community support is more important now than ever, which includes being there for your neighbor in times of need,’ says Sam Allcock for BusinessElectric.com. ‘Having the support of a friendly neighbor can be extremely helpful in trying circumstances.’
The survey also found that over 15% of respondents say they would, in fact, reach out to their neighbors for financial help in desperate times. Another 77% said they would volunteer to temporarily house their neighbor if they had nowhere else to stay.
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