You know that tight feeling in your chest when you start a new job? That’s stress.
And there are certain places in Hawaii 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 Hawaii take being stressed to the next level?
It turns out the good people of Maili have earned the dubious distinction of being the most stressed out place in Hawaii. The city is at the top of the pack of the 10 most stressed out places in the Aloha State:
Read on to see why these places in Hawaii 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 96 places in Hawaii with a population over 2,000 according to the 2010-2014 American Community Survey:
The higher any of these was, the more stressful 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 96 (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 Aloha 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 96 places we analyzed.
Population: 9,399People With High Rent: 74.4%
People With Long Commute: 72.3%
People Without Insurance: 6.9%
Population: 3,639People With High Rent: 58.3%
People With Long Commute: 68.2%
People Without Insurance: 4.4%
Population: 8,663People With High Rent: 56.0%
People With Long Commute: 70.5%
People Without Insurance: 5.8%
Population: 14,291People With High Rent: 49.7%
People With Long Commute: 67.7%
People Without Insurance: 7.2%
Population: 12,694People With High Rent: 61.8%
People With Long Commute: 68.0%
People Without Insurance: 6.1%
Population: 10,502 People With High Rent: 62.1%
People With Long Commute: 68.5%
People Without Insurance: 4.5%
Population: 12,181People With High Rent: 58.9%
People With Long Commute: 60.1%
People Without Insurance: 6.4%
Population: 2,122People With High Rent: 64.0%
People With Long Commute: 55.2%
People Without Insurance: 11.5%
Population: 5,498People With High Rent: 54.1%
People With Long Commute: 51.1%
People Without Insurance: 12.6%
Population: 22,663 People With High Rent: 57.9%
People With Long Commute: 60.9%
People Without Insurance: 5.1%
|West Loch Estate||32|
|Kailua CDP (Honolulu County)||33|
|Hawaiian Ocean View||36|
|Hawaiian Paradise Park||41|
|Kailua CDP (Hawaii County)||68|
|Waimea CDP (Hawaii County)||86|