A recent study found Chicagoans are stressed out. The reasons- unemployment, gas prices and high population density. Mix those with poor air quality and less than perfect weather, and according to Forbes.com, it's the right combo for a stressful life.
Who else is stressed out? New York, Detroit, Los Angeles and San Francisco. In that order, according to Forbes.
The study considered these factors:
number of sunny days
Chicago has a 7.3-percent unemployment rate; is the eight most polluted according to air quality; and feels the pain at the pump at just under $4/gallon.
For more on the study, visit forbes.com