NEW JERSEY – New Jersey is 2022’s 10th least stressed state, according to a study done by WalletHub.
With April being Stress Awareness Month and one in three Americans saying that stress from the pandemic sometimes prevents them from making basic decisions, the personal-finance website WalletHub Monday released its report on 2022’s Most & Least Stressed States.
To determine the states with the highest stress levels, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 41 key metrics. The data set ranges from average hours worked per week to the personal bankruptcy rate to the share of adults getting adequate sleep.
Stress Levels in New Jersey (1=Most Stressed, 25=Avg.):
- 28th – Avg. Hours Worked per Week
- 39th – % of Adults in Fair/Poor Health
- 32nd – Job Security
- 33rd – Median Credit Score
- 44th – % of Population Living in Poverty
- 48th – Divorce Rate
- 47th – Crime Rate per Capita
- 37th – Psychologists per Capita
- New Mexico
- West Virginia
Here are the top 5 least stressed states:
- South Dakota
- New Hampshire
For the full report, click here.