10 most and least stressed cities in the US

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People in Newark, N.J., have the highest levels of stress of any U.S. city, according to an analysis by WalletHub. 

To identify the most and least stressed cities, WalletHub analysts compared 150 U.S. cities across 30 metrics. Each metric was graded on a 100-point scale, with 100 representing the highest levels of stress. 

Here are the 10 most stressed cities based on the analysis.

1. Newark, N.J. — 60.28

2. Detroit — 57.46

3. Cleveland — 55.8

4. Jackson, Miss. — 55.08

5. Miami — 54.54

6. Birmingham, Ala. — 53.89

7. San Bernardino, Calif. — 52.07

8. Rochester, N.Y. — 51.7

9. Augusta, Ga. — 51.78

10. Shreveport, La. — 51.32

Here are the 10 least stressed cities.

1. Fremont, Calif. — 29.03

2. Plano, Texas — 29.12

3. Overland Park, Kan. — 30.26

4. Scottsdale, Ariz. — 32

5. Sioux Falls, S.D. — 32.46

6. Irvine, Calif. — 32.66

7. Gilbert, Ariz. — 33.27

8. Peoria, Ariz. — 34.06

9. Madison, Wis. — 34.06

10. Boise, Idaho — 34.07

Access additional information on the metrics used for the analysis here

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