10 most stressed-out states in US, per WalletHub

Nevada is the most stressed state in America, according to an analysis by WalletHub, a personal finance website.  

To determine the most- and least-stressed states, WalletHub analysts used 41 relevant metrics to compare states across four dimensions: work-related stress; money-related stress; family-related stress; and health- and safety-related stress. The metrics range from average hours worked per week to the personal bankruptcy rate to the share of adults getting adequate sleep. Each metric was graded on a 100-point scale, with 100 representing the highest stress level.

Here are the 10 most stressed states based on the analysis:

1. Nevada 

2. Louisiana

3. New Mexico

4. West Virginia

5. Mississippi 

6. Oklahoma

7. Tennessee 

8. California

9. Kentucky

10. Texas 

Here are the 10 least-stressed states based on the analysis:

1. South Dakota

2. Utah

3. Minnesota

4. Iowa 

5. North Dakota

6. Wisconsin

7. Nebraska 

8. New Hampshire

9. Montana 

10. Kansas


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