Survey Says Minnesota Is Now Least-Stressed State In U.S.
Are you feeling more relaxed these days? A new survey says Minnesotans are the least stressed of any state in the country.
Ah, the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Where all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average, as the old Lake Wobegon series on the show A Prairie Home Companion told us back in the 80s and 90s.
And these days, the North Star State is a place where no one apparently has any stress. Well, that's not entirely true-- we may have stress, but not as much as other states. That's if you believe the results of this new CNBC survey, which just named Minnesota as the Least-Stressed State in the Country.
Minnesota is the least stressed state in the United States, according a Wallet Hub report. Residents of the state say they experience the least amount of money- and family-related stress. Minnesota also has the second-highest average hours of sleep per night, right behind Colorado.
So just how did CNBC and Wallet Hub determine that we were so stress-free here in Minnesota? They looked at the 41 different metrics using sources like the Census Bureau to compare categories like unemployment rate, income growth, rate of separation and divorce, mental health, and unaffordability of visits to the doctor.
- New Hampshire
- South Dakota
- New Jersey
- North Dakota
Minnesota Counties Bigger Than Entire States In The US
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