Utah Is 2019’s 2nd Least Stressed State

Wallet Hub

With April being Stress Awareness Month and millennials reporting the highest average stress levels of any generation, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Most & Least Stressed States as well as accompanying videos.

To determine the states with the highest stress levels, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 40 key metrics. The data set ranges from average hours worked per week to personal bankruptcy rate to share of adults getting adequate sleep.

Stress Levels in Utah (1=Most Stressed, 25=Avg.):

  • 50th – Avg. Hours Worked per Week
  • 44th – Share of Adults Getting Adequate Sleep
  • 45th ­– % of Adults in Fair/Poor Health
  • 39th – Job Security
  • 36th – Median Credit Score
  • 30th – Housing Affordability
  • 42nd – % of Population Living Below Poverty Line
  • 50th – Divorce Rate
  • 30th – Crime Rate per Capita
  • 41st – Psychologists per Capita

For the full report, please visit:

Stuart is the founder, writer and wrangler at several sites including Gastronomic SLC, Utah Now and, The Utah Review; Stuart is a former restaurant critic of more than five years, working for the Salt Lake Tribune and has worked extensively with other local publications from Utah Stories through to Salt Lake Magazine and Visit Salt Lake.