The Most Sleep Deprived States in America


It’s no secret most Americans don’t get the recommended hours of sleep each night, but apparently, lack of sleep is worse in some cities more than others. Well, a new report has now determined the cities where folks are getting the worst sleep, and the results aren’t all that surprising. 

  • Mattress Firm and its partner SleepScore Labs have just come out with their inaugural "Most Sleep-Deprived Cities Across America” list.
  • Topping the list as the most sleep-deprived city is Atlanta, Georgia, where residents only get five hours and 45 minutes of sleep a night.
  • New York City, which ranks fifth on the list with residents getting five hours and 55 minutes of sleep a night, is actually the city that stays up the latest, with an average bedtime of 11:55 pm. 

Ten Most Sleep-Deprived Cities in the U.S.

  1. Atlanta (5 hours, 45 minutes)
  2. Dallas Fort-Worth (5 hours, 46 minutes)
  3. Houston (5 hours, 48 minutes)
  4. Los Angeles (5 hours, 51 minutes)
  5. New York City (5 hours, 55 minutes)
  6. Philadelphia (5 hours, 58 minutes)
  7. San Francisco (5 hours, 59 minutes)
  8. Chicago (6 hours, 1 minute)
  9. Washington DC (6 hours, 2 minutes)
  10. Boston (6 hours, 3 minutes) 

Source:MultiVu

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