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Study Ranks Sioux Falls Among the Least Stressed Cities

Aug 29, 2017 03:21PM ● By Digital Media Director

The personal financial website WalletHub has named Sioux Falls is one of the least stressed cities in America.

In order to determine where Americans cope best with stress, WalletHub compared 150 of the largest cities using 30 key metrics.

Sioux Falls was the 5th least stressed city in the study surpassing Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska, Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, and Des Moines, Iowa. Researchers showed Sioux Falls was lowest in poverty (133rd), percentage of adults facing poor health (106th), and divorce rates (121st) but ranked 38th highest when it came to the number of hours people work and 57th highest in job security.

The data set ranges from average weekly work hours to debt load to divorce and suicide rates.

Newark, New Jersey was ranked as the most stressed city in the survey while Fremont, California, was the least stressed city.

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