We analyzed over 37 places in Delaware to identify the ones that are going grey at a young age.
You know that tight feeling in your chest when you start a new job? That’s stress.
And there are certain places in Delaware that have more to stress out about then just their first day at work.
There are things like dealing with ever-longer commutes, working longer and longer hours, and just trying to find a job in the first place. But which places in Delaware take being stressed to the next level?
It turns out the good people of Claymont have earned the dubious distinction of being the most stressed out place in Delaware. The city is at the top of the pack of the 10 most stressed out places in the First State:
Read on to see why these places in Delaware could use a Xanax.
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In order to measure stress, we selected a set of six criteria that reflect its root causes for most people and used them to look at the 37 places in Delaware with a population over 2,000 according to the 2010-2014 American Community Survey:
The higher any of these are, the more stressed the people of the place are.
Our data is from the U.S. Census’ American Community Survey for 2010-2014.
We ranked each place from 1 to 37 (with one being the most stressed side of the scale) in the six individual criteria. These ranks were then averaged into a Stress Score, the lowest of which was the most stressed out place in the First State.
Below, we’ll take a look at the standout stress stats for each top 10 most stressed places, and wrap the whole thing up with a detailed ranking of all 37 places we analyzed.
Population: 9,242People With High Rent: 49.7%
People With Long Commute: 39.1%
People Without Insurance: 9.3%
Population: 6,149People With High Rent: 58.7%
People With Long Commute: 24.0%
People Without Insurance: 17.5%
Population: 8,049 People With High Rent: 67.1%
People With Long Commute: 25.3%
People Without Insurance: 16.0%
Population: 71,263People With High Rent: 51.3%
People With Long Commute: 23.7%
People Without Insurance: 10.9%
Population: 6,089 People With High Rent: 48.0%
People With Long Commute: 40.7%
People Without Insurance: 10.8%
Population: 19,732People With High Rent: 44.1%
People With Long Commute: 39.4%
People Without Insurance: 13.2%
Population: 3,643 People With High Rent: 50.5%
People With Long Commute: 46.1%
People Without Insurance: 6.1%
Population: 10,681People With High Rent: 45.5%
People With Long Commute: 49.9%
People Without Insurance: 8.9%
Population: 14,962 People With High Rent: 52.0%
People With Long Commute: 45.6%
People Without Insurance: 8.2%
Population: 2,140 People With High Rent: 88.6%
People With Long Commute: 37.6%
People Without Insurance: 8.4%
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