If you're constantly itching for a vacation or counting down the days to a long weekend, you're not alone. 

Detroit ranks as the most stressed-out city in the United States, according to a WalletHub report released Tuesday.

High unemployment, poverty, divorce and inadequate sleep were factors in the report, which compared more than 180 cities across 37 stress metrics. Key dimensions of stress in the study included work, financial, family and health and safety. 

From most stressed (first) to least stressed (182nd) Detroit ranked 24th for work; third for financial: fourth for family and first for health and safety.

Detroit also ranked first in lowest median credit score, highest poverty rate (tied with Cleveland) and the highest number of adults with inadequate sleep. The city had the second-highest divorce rate, according to the study. 

Source: WalletHub

Most stressed cities

  1. Detroit
  2. Newark, New Jersey
  3. Cleveland, Ohio
  4. Birmingham, Alabama
  5. Toledo, Ohio
  6. Baltimore, Maryland
  7. Wilmington, Delaware
  8. Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  9. Gulfport, Mississippi
  10. St. Louis, Missouri

Least stressed cities

  1. Fremont, California
  2. Bismark, North Dakota
  3. Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  4. Overland Park, Kansas
  5. South Burlington, Vermont
  6. Scottsdale, Arizona
  7. Irvine, California
  8. San Jose, California
  9. Madison, Wisconsin
  10. Lincoln, Nebraska

View the full report at

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