According to the Movoto Real Estate blog, Save Jerseyans, two of New Jersey’s cities are among the most “stressed out” in America: Jersey City (#5) and Newark (#8).
Another wonderful distinction for the Garden State! Woot woot! Though I can certainly see where getting shot at all of the time would stress someone out re: #8…
In any event, the post’s author didn’t look at mental health statics; the rating is a composite of commute time, unemployment, cost of living, crime (per 100,000 residents), hours worked, population density, and the percentage of income spent on rent. Here’s a slideshow of the top ten:
The 10 Most Stressed Out Cities In America By Movoto Real Estate