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