Stress is a part of life for most Americans, with relationships, money and health being some of the top things we stress about. But it turns out, where we live can also make a difference in how stressed we are and a new report reveals where it’s the worst and where Americans cope the best with it.

  • WalletHub has just come out with their list of the Most and Least Stressed Cities in the U.S.
  • They compared 182 cities across the country on 39 key metrics in the areas of work, financial, family and health & safety stress.
  • Cities were rated on everything from average weekly work hours to divorce rates to housing affordability.
  • The most stressed city in the U.S. is Cleveland, Ohio, which has the highest financial stress and is second for health and safety stress.
  • The city with the worst work stress is Denver, Colorado, while Fresno, California, has the worst family stress.
  • The least stressed city in the country is Fremont, California, which is at the bottom for both financial and health & safety stress.

The 10 Most Stressed Cities in the U.S.

(Check out the full list here)

  1. Cleveland, Ohio
  2. Detroit, Michigan
  3. Baltimore, Maryland
  4. Memphis, Tennessee
  5. Gulfport, Mississippi
  6. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  7. Birmingham, Alabama
  8. Akron, Ohio
  9. New Orleans, Louisiana
  10. Jackson, Mississippi

The 10 Least Stressed Cities in the U.S.

  1. Fremont, California
  2. South Burlington, Vermont
  3. Fargo, North Dakota
  4. Lincoln, Nebraska
  5. Bismarck, North Dakota
  6. Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  7. Boise, Idaho
  8. Nashua, New Hampshire
  9. Portland, Maine
  10. Overland Park, Kansas

Source: WalletHub

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