Monday, June 30, 2014

CNN to Detroit: Hey, chill out

Posted By on Mon, Jun 30, 2014 at 11:38 AM

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CNN? Hi.

First off, your list today of the 10 Most Stressed Out Cities in the nation was informative, albeit it said something odd about No. 2 Detroit: That we have a population of 1.8 million. We don't. It's actually nowhere close to that. You say the rankings were based off data on the Detroit-Livonia-Warren metropolitan statistical area, but, if that's the case, the population would be somewhere north of 4 million.That's a bit unclear.

Anyway, CNN today factored in crime, commute times, unemployment, family, the economy, and more, to determine Detroit was the number two most stressed out city in America. Oh, and, Detroit's going through bankruptcy. That apparently played a role, too.

There's more here. There's a cobbled together list of Least Stressed Out Cities, too, like Sacramento, or Buffalo.

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