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Utah is the 2nd least stressed state in the U.S.

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Utah is apparently a pretty chill place to live. According to a recent study, it is the 2nd least stressed state.

In a recent study Utah ended up at the bottom of the list but this time that’s a good thing. The study, done by WalletHub Utah is 49th on the list of most stressed states in the United States.

America stress levels have been rising for many demographics since a low point set in 2016. Common stressors include the future of the country and money, along with health insurance costs. Millennials, for example, have the highest average stress levels.

To determine the states stress levels, WalletHub compared the states on 40 key indicators such as work-related stress, money-related stress, money-related stress and health and safety related stress. 

Source: WalletHub

Here is how Utah ranked on some of the key points 

  • 50th – Avg. Hours Worked per Week
  • 44th – Share of Adults Getting Adequate Sleep
  • 45th ­- % of Adults in Fair/Poor Health
  • 39th – Job Security
  • 36th – Median Credit Score
  • 30th – Housing Affordability
  • 42nd – % of Population Living Below Poverty Line
  • 50th – Divorce Rate
  • 30th – Crime Rate per Capita
  • 41st – Psychologists per Capita

Minnesota beat Utah for least stressed state. Louisiana and Mississippi are the two most stressed states. For the full list and details on the ranking you can visit WalletHub’s website.

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