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Where is the most STRESSFUL place in the US?

Work is stressful.

Relationships are stressful.

Driving in traffic is stressful.

Is there anything in your life that doesn’t cause a little bit of stress, anxiousness?

If you’re like most people, there are certain environmental influences that contribute to your average stress level.

But did you know that there are CERTAIN AREAS OF THE COUNTRY THAT ARE MORE STRESSED OUT THAN OTHERS?  ‘Cause if you live in one of THESE Zip Codes, then you’re living it up in a really bad way:

  1. 44093, Williamsfield, OH
  2. 38647, Michigan City, MS
  3. 93640, Mendota, CA
  4. 36776, Sawyerville, AL
  5. 38617, Coahoma, MS
  6. 37018, Beechgrove, TN
  7. 39743, Crawford, MS
  8. 77032, Houston, TX
  9. 85172, Stanfield, AZ
  10. 29915, Daufuskie Island, SC

So what makes these place more stressed than others?  It all depends.

For some, it’s a lack of insurance options.  For others, it’s a high unemployment rate or has a high number of folks living at or below the poverty level.

You can check out the map on the above link to see how your local ZIP code looks as a stress level.  There’s a lot of stress across the greater South and a bit on the West Coast.

The midwest? Relatively stress free, comparatively.