This Is the Most Stressed US City

Take a deep breath, Newark
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 18, 2017 9:15 AM CDT
Newark needs to chill out.   (Getty Images/PeopleImages)

(Newser) – Looking for a business opportunity? Consider opening a massage parlor in Newark, NJ, where residents appear to be the most stressed in the country. WalletHub looked at 30 stress indicators as they relate to work, money, family, and health to come up with the most and least stressed cities in the US. The top five in each category, with a stress score out of 100:

Most stressed:

  1. Newark, NJ: 60
  2. Detroit: 57.5
  3. Cleveland: 56
  4. Jackson, Miss.: 55
  5. Miami: 54.5
Least stressed:
  1. Fremont, Calif.: 29
  2. Plano, Texas: 29
  3. Overland Park, Kan.: 30
  4. Scottsdale, Ariz.: 32
  5. Sioux Falls, SD: 32.5
Click for the full list, or see the most and least stressed states. (Read more stress stories.)

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