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This Is the Least Stressed City in America

Congratulations, Fremont, California
By Newser Editors,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 15, 2019 5:46 PM CDT
This Is the Least Stressed City in America
Fremont, California, is the least stressed city in the US, according to a new ranking.   (Getty/Andrei Stanescu)

When it comes to stress levels, the cities of Detroit and Fremont, California, are America's polar opposites. A new ranking by WalletHub—one that accounts for factors such as work hours, divorce and suicide rates, and debt—pegs Detroit as the most stressed city in the nation. Fremont, on the other hand, comes in as the least stressed among the 182 cities on the list. Here are the 10 most stressed cities:

  1. Detroit, 62.72 out of 100
  2. Cleveland, 61.13
  3. Newark, New Jersey, 59.14
  4. Baltimore, 58.54
  5. Philadelphia, 57.08
  6. St. Louis, 56.78
  7. Cincinnati, 56.21
  8. Birmingham, Alabama, 55.91
  9. Wilmington, Delaware, 55.19
  10. Shreveport, Louisiana, 55.04
Read on for the least stressed cities.

The least stressed cities in the US:

  1. San Jose, California, 33.23
  2. Cedar Rapids, Iowa 33.19
  3. South Burlington, Vermont, 32.84
  4. Fargo, North Dakota, 31.98
  5. Plano, Texas, 31.96
  6. Irvine, California, 31.79
  7. Overland Park, Kansas, 31.14
  8. Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 31.06
  9. Bismarck, North Dakota, 30.56
  10. Fremont, California, 29.19
Click for the full rankings and methodology. (More lists stories.)

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