42.  Seattle

stressed cities
  • Population: 2.7 million
  • Zen factor: Plenty of jobs
  • Stress factor: Heavy traffic

First published July 15, 2014: 8:35 AM ET
Source: See sourcing and methodology here.
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metro Division (part of the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area)

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