According to WalletHub, Plano is one of the least stressed cities in America. Go Plano!
Stress is inevitable. And in the past decade, stress levels in America have decreased overall. But, experts wanted to see where we were at on stress levels based on metro areas.
To identify the cities where Americans cope with their stress better than others, WalletHub’s analysts compared 150 cities across 27 key metrics and across five dimensions: 1) Work-Related Stress, 2) Money-Related Stress, 3) Family-Related Stress, 4) Health- & Safety-Related Stress and 5) Coping with Stress. Their data set ranges from average work hours to debt load to divorce and suicide rates. Here’s how Plano panned out:
- Least Stressed, Plano #7
- Most Average Weekly Hours Worked, Plano #3
- Lowest Poverty Rate, Plano #4
- Most Affordable Housing, Plano #2
- Lowest Divorce Rate, Plano #5
The other 150 cities, top 5 lowest and highest: