Arizonans might be some of the most stressed-out people in the United States.
That is, if working long hours or being unemployed, commuting a long way, not having health insurance, spending too much on housing, and living in a densely populated area are things that cause stress.
Those are the factors the real estate blog Movoto used to estimate which states might have the most stressed-out residents.
Based on the states that were measured as the most stressed-out, it looks like they picked some pretty good factors. Here are the most stressed-out states, by this measure:
- 10.) Arizona
- 9.) North Carolina
- 8.) Maryland
- 7.) New York
- 6.) Illinois
- 5.) Nevada
- 4.) California
- 3.) New Jersey
- 2.) Georgia
- 1.) Florida
(If you've ever lived in Florida for a purpose other than retirement, you'll understand.)
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Arizona's in the top 20 nationally for unemployment, percentage of income used for housing, percent of people without health insurance, and percent of people with a commute longer than 20 minutes.
The data used was from the Census Bureau.
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