The Twin Cities was ranked the least stressful place to live out of 50 US cities… a reflection of how much people love living here and why we love the Twin Cities!

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The Sperling study used the following data (in order of importance) to determine rankings: unemployment rate, suicide rate, commute time, mental health, quality rest, alcohol use, violent crime rates, property crime rate and cloudy days annually.

LEAST STRESSFUL CITIES

  1. Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN
  2. Nassau-Suffolk, NY
  3. Cambridge-Newton-Framinham, MA
  4. Virginia Beach, VA-Norfold-Newport News, NC
  5. Pittsburgh, PA
  6. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
  7. Washington, DC-Arlington-Alexandria, VA
  8. Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX
  9. Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, CA
  10. Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH

MOST STRESSFUL CITIES

  1. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
  2. Las Vegas-Paradise, NV
  3. Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, FL
  4. Jacksonville, FL
  5. Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI
  6. Orlando-Kissimmee, FL
  7. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA
  8.  Sacramento, Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA
  9. Seattle-Bellevue-Evertt, WA
  10. West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, FL

There goes the theory that warm, sunny vacation destinations are low stress places to live! See the full list of 50 cities.

 Sharlene Hensrud, RE/MAX ResultsEmailMinneapolis Realtor

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