We analyzed over 43 places in South Dakota 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 South Dakota 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 South Dakota take being stressed to the next level?
It turns out the good people of Lead have earned the dubious distinction of being the most stressed out place in South Dakota. The city is at the top of the pack of the 10 most stressed out places in the Mount Rushmore State:
Read on to see why these places in South Dakota 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 43 places in South Dakota with a population over 2,000 according to the 2010-2014 American Community Survey:
The higher any of these were, 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 43 (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 Mount Rushmore 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 43 places we analyzed.
Population: 3,097People With High Rent: 55.7%
People With Long Commute: 18.4%
People Without Insurance: 13.9%
Population: 10,697People With High Rent: 58.6%
People With Long Commute: 16.1%
People Without Insurance: 13.3%
Population: 2,240 People With High Rent: 72.6%
People With Long Commute: 19.3%
People Without Insurance: 10.7%
Population: 2,871People With High Rent: 59.6%
People With Long Commute: 19.3%
People Without Insurance: 15.4%
Population: 3,293People With High Rent: 33.7%
People With Long Commute: 12.0%
People Without Insurance: 10.5%
Population: 8,619 People With High Rent: 52.6%
People With Long Commute: 12.6%
People Without Insurance: 13.5%
Population: 2,155People With High Rent: 50.2%
People With Long Commute: 30.6%
People Without Insurance: 8.5%
Population: 2,597People With High Rent: 34.1%
People With Long Commute: 9.8%
People Without Insurance: 19.9%
Population: 5,677People With High Rent: 43.3%
People With Long Commute: 23.3%
People Without Insurance: 20.2%
Population: 6,652People With High Rent: 51.7%
People With Long Commute: 17.7%
People Without Insurance: 13.2%
|North Sioux City||15|
|North Eagle Butte||39|
|Colonial Pine Hills||43|
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