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These Are the Most Stressed Out Cities in the US

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5. San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA
> Poverty rate: 8.2% — 353 out of 383 cities
> Unemployment rate (August 2020): 9.0% — 98 highest out of 383 cities
> Average commute time: 35 minutes — 5 out of 383 cities

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4. El Centro, CA
> Poverty rate: 25.1% — 5 out of 383 cities
> Unemployment rate (August 2020): 20.4% — 2 highest out of 383 cities
> Average commute time: 24 minutes — 186 out of 383 cities

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3. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
> Poverty rate: 12.4% — 208 out of 383 cities
> Unemployment rate (August 2020): 14.4% — 6 highest out of 383 cities
> Average commute time: 32 minutes — 16 out of 383 cities

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2. Stockton-Lodi, CA
> Poverty rate: 13.7% — 159 out of 383 cities
> Unemployment rate (August 2020): 12.3% — 17 highest out of 383 cities
> Average commute time: 36 minutes — 3 out of 383 cities

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1. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
> Poverty rate: 11.6% — 247 out of 383 cities
> Unemployment rate (August 2020): 12.9% — 10 highest out of 383 cities
> Average commute time: 38 minutes — 2 out of 383 cities