If you've ever wondered where the Lone Star State ranks among the most stressed-out states, we're about to drop some knowledge on you.


Being from Louisiana, it's hard for me to believe that Texas would be a stressed-out state. Texas to me and my family means weekend vacations, BBQ, Tex-Mex, theme parks, and an overall great experience. But there's a big difference between traveling somewhere for fun and actually living the daily grind in that state.

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WalletHub.com recently took 40 different factors into account to rank the states in the USA on stress levels.  Some of those factors were stuff like health stats, job security, credit scores, divorce rates, how many hours people have to work to make a living, and the list goes on.

Top 10 Most Stress-Free States:

  1. Minnesota
  2. Utah
  3. New Hampshire
  4. South Dakota
  5. Massachusetts
  6. Iowa
  7. New Jersey
  8. Connecticut
  9. North Dakota
  10. Virginia
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Top 10 Most Stressed Out States:

  1. Mississippi
  2. Louisiana
  3. New Mexico
  4. West Virginia
  5. Nevada
  6. Arkansas
  7. Alabama
  8. Kentucky
  9. Texas
  10. Oklahoma

To check out the entire list, click here.

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