Detroit named most stressed city in U.S. for second year in a row

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Posted at 8:15 AM, Jul 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-15 09:42:51-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — The city of Detroit has been named the most stressed city in America for the second year in a row, according to a study from WalletHub. The company compared more than 180 cities across 39 key metrics to determine the rankings.

Detroit comes in at No. 1 for the lowest median credit score, highest poverty rate and lowest average hours of sleep per night, and comes in second for highest divorce rate.

We also ranked 24th in work stress, third in financial stress, second in family stress and second in health and safety stress.

Last year, WalletHub also named us the most-stressed city in America.

Cleveland came in as the second most stressed city in America, followed by Newark, Baltimore and Philadelphia. Grand Rapids came in at No. 131 on the list

As for the least stressed cities, Fremont, Calif. came in at the top, followed by Bismarck, N.D., Sioux Falls, S.D., Overland Park, Kansas and Fresno, Calif.