Louisiana People are the Most Stressed Out in the Whole Country
Ever catch yourself struggling for your next breath just because there is so much on your plate and you think you'll never get caught up?
Welcome to Louisiana!
According Wallethub.com, Louisiana ranks first in the whole country when it comes to our stress level.
The study considered many different stress inducing factors including Work Related Stress, Money Related Stress, Family Related Stress and Health and Safety Related Stress.
Here in the Bayou State, we ranked no better than seventh in any category, but our worst scores came about in the areas of money and our health.
Here's How We Fared in Each Category
- Work Related Stress - 3rd
- Money Related Stress - 2nd
- Family Related Stress - 7th
- Health and Safety Related Stress - 2nd
Though most of us would find it hard to believe that we are actually more stressed out than New York and California, there's some criteria that might make their findings a little more understandable.
How Did Louisiana Rank So Poorly?
When it comes to average hours worked per week, Louisiana is tied for 5th.
Louisiana is 4th when considering the average percentage of adults who are in fair/poor health.
Here in Louisiana, we have the 2nd lowest credit scores in the country.
We're also 2nd with the highest percentage of the population living in poverty.
Louisiana is 4th in the nation in divorce rate.
We're #1 in the category Highest Crime Rate Per Capita and The Fewest Psychologists Per Capita.
To see the complete findings, take a look at WalletHub.com.