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Feeling Stressed Out? Miami’s 5th Most Stressed City


With U.S. stress levels increasing for the first time in 10 years due mainly to the current political climate and workplace-related stress alone costing society more than $300 billion per year, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis to determine 2017’s Most & Least Stressed Cities in America.

In order to determine where Americans cope best with their stress, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 150 largest cities across 30 key metrics. The data set ranges from average weekly work hours to debt load to divorce and suicide rates.

Stress Levels in Miami (1=Most Stressed; 75=Avg.):

  • 57th – Avg. Weekly Hours Worked
  • 64th – Commuter Stress Index
  • 16th – Poverty Rate
  • 10th – Divorce Rate
  • 51st – % of Adults in Fair/Poor Health
  • 13th – Avg. Hours of Sleep per Night

WalletHub News Release posted on SouthFloridaReporter.com, July 19, 2017

WalletHub is the first-ever website to offer free credit scores and full credit reports that are updated on a daily basis. But we consider that just an appetizer, as we’ve built the brain of an artificially intelligent financial advisor that will truly leave your wallet full. WalletHub’s brain performs three primary functions, providing: 1) Customized credit-improvement advice; 2) Personalized savings alerts; and 3) 24/7 wallet surveillance. Such features are supplemented by more reviews of financial products, professionals and companies than any other website offers and a diverse community of subject matter experts. WalletHub is owned by Evolution Finance, Inc. and is based in Washington, DC.


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