We analyzed over 53 places in Montana 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 Montana 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 Montana take being stressed to the next level?
It turns out the good people of Lakeside have earned the dubious distinction of being the most stressed out place in Montana. The city is at the top of the pack of the 10 most stressed out places in the Treasure State:
Read on to see why these places in Montana 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 53 places in Montana 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 53 (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 Treasure 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 53 places we analyzed.
Population: 2,755People With High Rent: 60.3%
People With Long Commute: 37.7%
People Without Insurance: 32.4%
Population: 2,947People With High Rent: 55.8%
People With Long Commute: 16.7%
People Without Insurance: 23.0%
Population: 3,720People With High Rent: 43.2%
People With Long Commute: 12.5%
People Without Insurance: 36.9%
Population: 4,486People With High Rent: 55.5%
People With Long Commute: 25.0%
People Without Insurance: 17.1%
Population: 7,086People With High Rent: 43.2%
People With Long Commute: 26.6%
People Without Insurance: 17.4%
Population: 4,765People With High Rent: 43.2%
People With Long Commute: 19.7%
People Without Insurance: 15.8%
Population: 2,033People With High Rent: 52.9%
People With Long Commute: 27.7%
People Without Insurance: 15.2%
Population: 6,542People With High Rent: 49.8%
People With Long Commute: 16.1%
People Without Insurance: 19.2%
Population: 20,629People With High Rent: 52.9%
People With Long Commute: 9.4%
People Without Insurance: 17.3%
Population: 2,616People With High Rent: 35.9%
People With Long Commute: 16.7%
People Without Insurance: 44.2%
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