As citizens of the United States, we often make the decision to relocate to a new state due to the amount of stress in our current home. If you are moving from one state to another, there’s a number of things you want to consider, such as hiring a long distance moving company, looking at the state statistics, and hearing from the state’s residents. You definitely want to confirm that the new state you are moving to won’t be equally as burdening.
How to Determine How Stressed the State Is?
It isn’t always as simple as you think. Is it the skyscraper business capitals, which attract dozens of millions of tourists annually? Or the states with the largest suburban territory, due to the competitive labor market?
Don’t forget that the criteria of deciding is individuals, and every resident will have their different set of priorities. For example, one person’s definition of least stressful may revolve around low crime rates and a safe school for their children, while someone else may accentuate career opportunities and short commute hours. Nevertheless, there are some absolutes which could serve as valid guidelines for all.
When determining the stress levels of a state, it’s important to consider every criteria, such as working hours, commute times, the ratio of income, percentage of unemployment, health insurance, and family-related stress. Given all these aspects altogether, this is SEKA Moving’s a quick guide to the most and least stressed states.