The Most (And Least) Stressed Cities In The U.S.

Most Americans have plenty of stress in their life, thanks to things like work, family and relationships. Well, it turns out where you live could play a role in that stress, and a new report reveals which cities in the country are the best and worst at dealing with it.

  • WalletHub has just released their list of the Most and Least Stressed Cities in the Country.
  • They looked at more than 180 cities across 41 key metrics in areas of work, financial, family and health and safety stress.
  • They looked at things like average weekly work hours, divorce and suicide rates, COVID-19 cases and more.
  • Topping the list as the most stressed city in the country is Cleveland, Ohio, which earns a 61.52 out of 100.
  • Cleveland is is number one for both financial and family stress, and three for health and safety stress, although it’s at 147 for work stress.
  • Mobile, Alabama is tops for health and safety stress, while Newark, New Jersey, fifth overall, is tops for work stress.

Ten Most Stressed Cities In The Country

  1. Cleveland, OH
  2. Detroit, MI
  3. New Orleans, LA
  4. Baltimore, MD
  5. Newark, NJ
  6. San Bernardino, CA
  7. Birmingham, AL
  8. North Las Vegas, NV
  9. Philadelphia, PA
  10. Memphis, TN
  • On the flipside, the least stressed city in the U.S. is South Burlington, Vermont, with a score of 27.25. It lands close to the bottom for financial, family and health and safety stress, but, surprisingly, only 13thfor work stress.

Ten Least Stressed Cities in the Country

  1. South Burlington, VT
  2. Freemont, CA
  3. Madison, WI
  4. Nashua, NH
  5. Columbia, MD
  6. Fargo, ND
  7. Overland Park, KS
  8. Bismarck, ND
  9. Lincoln, NE
  10. Burlington, VT


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