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These Are the Most Stressed Out Cities in the US

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50. Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA
> Poverty rate: 11.9% — 236 out of 383 cities
> Unemployment rate (August 2020): 9.3% — 86 highest out of 383 cities
> Average commute time: 28 minutes — 42 out of 383 cities

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49. Sumter, SC
> Poverty rate: 19.4% — 28 out of 383 cities
> Unemployment rate (August 2020): 7.3% — 180 highest out of 383 cities
> Average commute time: 25 minutes — 121 out of 383 cities

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48. Shreveport-Bossier City, LA
> Poverty rate: 22.2% — 12 out of 383 cities
> Unemployment rate (August 2020): 7.4% — 174 highest out of 383 cities
> Average commute time: 23 minutes — 201 out of 383 cities

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47. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL
> Poverty rate: 12.1% — 226 out of 383 cities
> Unemployment rate (August 2020): 10.9% — 38 highest out of 383 cities
> Average commute time: 30 minutes — 30 out of 383 cities

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46. Odessa, TX
> Poverty rate: 10.4% — 297 out of 383 cities
> Unemployment rate (August 2020): 10.7% — 43 highest out of 383 cities
> Average commute time: 24 minutes — 145 out of 383 cities