America is one  stressed-out country right now. but a new study of 100 U.S. cities suggests some places are actually a lot more stressed than others.

Working from census data measuring objective factors that impact livability and stress in 306 U.S. cities, the jobs site Zippia ranked the most stressed urban areas. We have the whole list of the top 100 below. The criteria included:

  • average commute times;
  • unemployment rate;
  • average hours worked;
  • population density;
  • home price to income ratio; and
  • percent of population without health insurance.

While they say New York is the city that never sleeps, it comes in at only No. 6 among the most stressed in the country. And, who would have predicted Miami's clocking in as the No. 1 most-stressed city?

Here's the full ranking of the 100 most-stressed cities according to Zippia. Let us know in the comments what you think about where you city landed on the list:

  1. Miami
  2. Jersey City, New Jersey
  3. Newark, New Jersey
  4. East Los Angeles, California
  5. Inglewood, California
  6. New York
  7. Elizabeth, New Jersey
  8. Chicago 
  9. Los Angeles 
  10. Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  11. Long Beach, California
  12. El Monte, California
  13. Hollywood, Florida
  14. Alexandria, Virginia
  15. Downey, California
  16. Miami Gardens, Florida
  17. Pomona, California
  18. Washington, D.C.
  19. Oakland, California
  20. Yonkers, New York
  21. Oxnard, California
  22. Rialto, California
  23. Jurupa Valley, California
  24. Pompano Beach, Florida
  25. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  26. Fontana, California
  27. Hialeah, Florida
  28. San Francisco
  29. Coral Springs, Florida
  30. Burbank, California
  31. Moreno Valley, California
  32. Anaheim, California
  33. Atlanta, Georgia
  34. Miramar, Florida
  35. Sunrise Manor, Nevada
  36. Bridgeport, Connecticut
  37. Stamford, Connecticut
  38. El Cajon, California
  39. Santa Ana, California
  40. Norwalk, California
  41. Glendale, California
  42. West Covina, California
  43. Norfolk, Virginia
  44. Pasadena, Texas
  45. Richmond, California
  46. Santa Maria, California
  47. Salinas, California
  48. Pasadena, California
  49. Stockton, California
  50. Costa Mesa, California
  51. Fullerton, California
  52. Ontario, California
  53. Las Vegas
  54. Houston
  55. Chula Vista, California
  56. Baltimore
  57. Clearwater, Florida
  58. San Bernardino, California
  59. Dallas
  60. Paterson, New Jersey
  61. Corona, California
  62. Riverside, California
  63. Escondido, California
  64. Garland, Texas
  65. Boston
  66. Pembroke Pines, Florida
  67. Paradise, Nevada
  68. Murrieta, California
  69. Concord, California
  70. Arlington, Virginia
  71. Santa Clarita, California
  72. Antioch, California
  73. Garden Grove, California
  74. Tampa, Florida
  75. Vallejo, California
  76. Everett, Washington
  77. San Diego
  78. Mesquite, Texas
  79. Oceanside, California
  80. Kent, Washington
  81. Temecula, California
  82. Phoenix
  83. Modesto, California
  84. Spring Valley, Nevada
  85. St. Louis
  86. Orlando, Florida
  87. Denver
  88. Huntington Beach, California
  89. Fairfield, California
  90. Hartford, Connecticut
  91. San Jose, California
  92. New Orleans
  93. Gresham, Oregon
  94. Arlington, Texas
  95. Sacramento, California
  96. Torrance, California
  97. Charlotte, North Carolina
  98. Rancho Cucamonga, California
  99. Aurora, Colorado
  100. Richmond, Virginia

 

Published on: Jan 14, 2019
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