St. Louis named 6th most stressed-out US city

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Feeling a little frazzled lately? You’re not alone.  A new study takes a look at the mental health of people living in US cities. According to Wallethub St. Louis is the 6th most stressed-out city in America.

Chicago was ranked 24th and Detroit was named the most stressed-out city. The least stressed-out city was Fremont, California.

Wallethub says that they base this ranking on work-related stress, money-related stress, family-related stress, and health- and safety-related stress.

Stress Levels in St. Louis (1=Most Stressed; 91=Avg.):

  • 93rd – Avg. Weekly Hours Worked
  • 54th – Traffic Congestion
  • 31st – Poverty Rate
  • 8th – Divorce Rate
  • 62nd – % of Adults in Fair/Poor Health
  • 27th – Job Security
  • 58th – % of Adults with Inadequate Sleep

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