Florida's five largest cities ended up in the top 20 of Men's Health list of saddest cities in the U.S. St. Petersberg took the top spot as saddest city.
Men's Health compiled the list using calculated suicide rates, unemployment rates, percentage of households that use antidepressants, and the number of people who reported feeling the blues. The list of 100 cities ranked cities from saddest to most depression resistant.
The saddest cities: 100. St. Petersburg, FL, 99. Detroit, MI, 98. Memphis, TN, 97. Tampa, FL, 96. Louisville, KY.
The depression-proof cities: 6. Madison, WI, 5. Boston, MA, 4. Omaha, NE, 3. Fargo, ND, 2. Manchester, NH, 1. Honolulu, HI.
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