If you're stressed, you might need to move. A new study released Monday by real-estate blog Movoto used certain criteria to rank the most stressed states.
The study used factors including commuting times, housing prices, and lack of health insurance to arrive at its findings. It ranked the Sunshine State first because of high unemployment, at 11.3 percent and the fact that 25.8 percent of its population doesn't have health insurance.
It turns out the good people of Florida have earned the dubious distinction of being the most stressed out in the country. They are at the top of the pack of the 10 most stressed out states:
1. Florida, the Sunshine State first because of high unemployment, at 11.3 percent and the fact that 25.8 percent of its population doesn't have health insurance.
2. Georgia: This state had the combination of the longest working hours of any state in the top 10, and one of the highest rates of people with no working hours at all.
3. New Jersey: The most stressed out state in the Northeast has the highest population density in the land, some of the longest commutes, and its residents spend the highest proportion of their income on housing.
4. California: The most stressed state in the West has housing costs second only to New Jersey
5. Nevada: This state's unemployment rate is 11.8 percent, the second-highest in the country behind Michigan.
Illinois, New York, Maryland, North Carolina, and Arizona also made the top 10, with Maryland having the nation's longest average commute time.
North Dakota was at the bottom of the list, just below Iowa, South Dakota, Minnesota, and Nebraska.
To see the full U.S. map in the study, click here.