The song from the musical makes it all sound hunky dory in Oklahoma, it's "OK!" But apparently it's not, it's actually really stressful. Another oil and gas state too. I wonder if there is a connection?
Like New Mexico, Arizona is a bit of a surprise, then you remember how hot it can get. Like, really, really hot.
Not a day goes by when you don't read about something insane that a Flordia man did the day before. With crazy highways where old people drive 30 mph and others go 100, just driving to the store can be a stressful event.
It's cold, it's remote and it can be bleak. Not to mention it stays dark a long, long time throughout those long, hard winters. Add it up and it's obviously very stressful, despite the beautiful scenery in the summer.
Charleston, SC is consistently voted a great place to live, but the indicators in this poll say the stress of living in South Carolina may offset those votes.
Arkansas is a state where people are stressed about money and their jobs. Maybe they do all work for Wal-Mart.
Tennessee is the home of country music, a genre known for its lyrics about hard lives and hard living. Apparently, that comes from the real stress of living there.
Family stress is prevalent Georgia too, ranking #3 and contributing to the Peach State's overall ranking of 9.
It's not very shocking to learn that Nevada is stressful on family life. Few places are easy to get into real trouble in than Las Vegas, Nevada. The stress on a lot of marriages in Nevada must be impossible to bear.
New Mexico seems like it should not be stressful. Beautiful mountains, desert spas, and abundant national and state parks to enjoy. But alas, it's #6 on the list of most stressful.
Kentucky is home to a lot of mining and as such, has high levels of stress surrounding health and safety.
Like Kentucky, West Virginia is coal country. Coal mining is dangerous. It only makes sense then that West Virgina ranks #1 in the country when it comes to health and wellness stress.
Mississippi is the poorest state in the Union, so it's not surprising that it also ranked #1 in money-related stress.
In a state where many jobs are oil and gas-related, which can be very up and down, it makes sense that job-related stress is the biggest concern in Louisiana.
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