Raleigh ranks among least stressed in U.S. top 50 metros
New survey from Portfolio.com ranks Raleigh 47th on the stressed list. Charlotte is much higher at 11th. The most stressed metro? Detroit.Posted — Updated
Raleigh ranks 47th among the top 50 largest metros in levels of stress, Portfolo.com says.
Charlotte, meanwhile, ranks 11th.
The Portfolio.com survey, reported in conjunction with American City Business Journals, is based on an index of 10 indicators.
Detroit ranked worst in the survey, followed by Los Angeles, Cleveland, the Riverside, Calif., area, St. Louis and New York City.
Salt Lake City had the lowest stress level, with Virginia Beach-Norfolk placing second.
Factors used in the rankings included: Unemployment, income growth, poverty, deaths from circulatory-system diseases, sunshine, unhealthy air, robberies, murders, commuting, and housing costs.