Just how chill are you?

If you equate a good night's sleep with being relaxed, South Dakota is the place for you.

Hush has looked at the latest Google Trends for searches on topics like:

  • Sleep anxiety
  • How to sleep better
  • Insomnia
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South Dakota is the sixth most relaxed place in America.

What they found was that folks in the Mount Rushmore State are already sleeping so well, they have no interest in ‘white noise machines’.


  1. Wyoming
  2. Alaska
  3. Montana
  4. Delaware
  5. North Dakota
  6. South Dakota
  7. Washington, D.C
  8. Maine
  9. Vermont
  10. New Hampshire

On the opposite end of the scale, Oklahoma is the least relaxed place thanks in part to the highest level of searches for ‘sleep remedies’.

As for the relaxation rates in the rest of the Tri-State Area, Iowa is the 19th most chill state, while Minnesotans are a lot more stressed at number 44.

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