Least Stressed States in the U.S.

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Relaxation: 88.52
Maryland ranks fifth in the nation for least stress.

12.2% of this mid-Atlantic state's residents experience frequent mental discomfort, while 7.3 percent report frequent physical pain.


Relaxation score: 88.952
Alaska doesn't appear to concern its residents.

Just 9.9% and 8.8% of Last Frontier residents report frequent emotional and bodily distress, respectively.


Relaxation score: 88.954
Alaskans are marginally more stressed than Illinoisans. Illinois, the third-most relaxed state in the U.S.

Has only 10% of residents who frequently experience mental distress and 8.7% who frequently experience physical distress.


Relaxation score: 93.93
Yet, Hawaii has one of the nation's greatest relaxation scores. 

With its stunning beaches and rich foliage, Aloha State attracts visitors for relaxation.

South Dakota

Relaxation score: 96.20
Go to the Great Plains for the most peaceful house in the U.S.

Compared to other states, South Dakota has a small population, yet its citizens are peaceful.

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