If you received a dollar every time you felt stressed, you'd probably have enough in the bank to retire by now.
American stress has been reported to be on the rise since 2016, according to WalletHub. The website also completed a survey on the most and least stressed states.
They compared the 50 states across 40 key indicators of stress, ranging from average hours worked per week to personal bankruptcy rate to share of adults getting adequate sleep.
So where does each state fall in the ranking?
The top five MOST stressed out states include:
- West Virginia
The top five LEAST stressed out states include:
- South Dakota
- North Dakota
When it comes to most average hours worked per week, Alaska leads the list followed by North Dakota, Wyoming, Texas and Louisiana.
The fewest average hours worked per week by state include California, Vermont, Massachusetts, Oregon, Rhode Island and Utah.