Special Report

25 Most Stressed-Out Cities

Midland, Texas 2
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5. Midland, TX
> Total population:
163,470
> Poverty rate: 7.8%
> Avg. weekly hours worked: 41.3
> Unemployment rate: 2.9%
> Violent crime rate (per 100,000 people): 322.3
> Pct. of adults in fair/poor health: 14.9%

Houston, Texas 3
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4. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX
> Total population:
6,490,180
> Poverty rate: 15.3%
> Avg. weekly hours worked: 37.1
> Unemployment rate: 4.9%
> Violent crime rate (per 100,000 people): 567.4
> Pct. of adults in fair/poor health: 15.9%

The Villages, Florida
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3. The Villages, FL
> Total population:
114,350
> Poverty rate: 9.3%
> Avg. weekly hours worked: 39.3
> Unemployment rate: 7.7%
> Violent crime rate (per 100,000 people): 189.4
> Pct. of adults in fair/poor health: 14.8%

2. Houma-Thibodaux, LA
> Total population:
211,348
> Poverty rate: 20.9%
> Avg. weekly hours worked: 43.2
> Unemployment rate: 4.8%
> Violent crime rate (per 100,000 people): 242.3
> Pct. of adults in fair/poor health: 21.4%

1. Odessa, TX
> Total population:
153,904
> Poverty rate: 10.0%
> Avg. weekly hours worked: 42.9
> Unemployment rate: 3.4%
> Violent crime rate (per 100,000 people): N/A
> Pct. of adults in fair/poor health: 20.7%