Perhaps Wilson Boulevard will soon be known as Easy Street. That's because Arlington is among the least economically stressed counties in the country, according to the Associated Press.
The AP compiles an index every month of how counties are doing economically. The information is based on several factors, including unemployment rates, foreclosures, and bankruptcy rates.
Arlington was listed 12th among the nation’s least economically stressed counties, with more than 25,000 residents. You’ll have to head to the Midwest to find counties that are doing better financially right now. Seventeen of the nation’s 20 least economically stressed counties are in the Dakotas, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, or Iowa.
California might be the most economically stressed state right now. The six most stressed counties are in the state.