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On Monday, July 13th, the personal-financial website, WalletHub, published a list of 2020's Most & Least Stressed Cities in America.

The list of 182 cities, including Lubbock, is determined by considering things such as "how vulnerable the state is to COVID-19 to average weekly work hours to divorce and suicide rates" according to WalletHub.

Lubbock is ranked 99th most stressed city - 83rd least stressed - out of 182 cities compared.

Source: WalletHub

The most stressed city in America according to WalletHub is Cleveland, OH followed by Detroit, MI and Birmingham, AL. The 2020 list shows Lincoln, NE, Boise, ID and Sioux Falls, SD as America's top three least stressed cities, respectively.

WalletHub compared cities in the U.S. including the 150 most populated and at least two of the most populated cities in each state. Some of the variables considered in comparing cities for this analysis include the average weekly work hours and job security.


The report from WalletHub not only breaks down the methodology used in order to develop this list but also provides tips and expert advice from a panel of professionals about how individuals can manage their stress, including stress induced by the current pandemic.

View the entire WalletHub analysis by clicking here.

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