Shreveport Ranks High on List of ‘Most Stressed Cities’ in USA
According to a recent survey by the personal finance website, WalletHub, Shreveport is one of the most stressed-out cities in America, ranking tenth overall on the list of 182 measured towns.
"With workplace-related stress alone costing society more than $300 billion per year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019's Most & Least Stressed Cities in America.
In order to determine where Americans cope best with their stress, WalletHub compared more than 180 cities across 39 key metrics. The data set ranges from average weekly work hours to debt load to divorce and suicide rates."
And, according to WalletHub's metrics, we in the center of the ArkLaTex are a very highly strung bunch, as Shreveport comes in tenth in the USA for high stress levels:
Stress Levels in Shreveport (1=Most Stressed; 91=Avg.):
- 54th – Avg. Weekly Hours Worked
- 26th – Poverty Rate
- 26th – Divorce Rate
- 30th – Job Security
- 40th – % of Adults with Inadequate Sleep