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20 most stressed, 20 least stressed counties (AP)

Here are the 20 most economically stressed counties with populations of at least 25,000 and their October 2010 Stress scores, according to The Associated Press Economic Stress Index:

1. Imperial County, Calif., 33.26

2. Yuma County, Ariz., 28.72

3. Lyon County, Nev., 26.32

4. Nye County, Nev., 25.19

5. Yuba County, Calif., 23.3

6. Clark County, Nev., 23.23

7. Santa Cruz County, Ariz., 23.06

8. San Joaquin County, Calif., 22.29

9. Stanislaus County, Calif., 22.15

10. Merced County, Calif., 21.84

11. Sutter County, Calif., 21.81

12. Lake County, Calif., 21.74

13. Hendry County, Fla., 21.74

14. Riverside County, Calif., 21.39

15. Flagler County, Fla., 20.45

16. St. Lucie County, Fla., 20.01

17. San Bernardino, Calif., 19.93

18. Osceola County, Fla., 19.91

19. Newton County, Ga., 19.76

20. Tulare County, Calif., 19.73

A list of the 20 least economically stressed counties with populations of at least 25,000 and their October 2010 Stress scores, according to The Associated Press Economic Stress Index:

1. Ward County, N.D., 2.88

2. Burleigh County, N.D., 3.44

3. Sioux County, Iowa, 3.73

4. Brown County, S.D., 3.74

5. Grand Forks County, N.D., 3.77

6. Ellis County, Kan., 3.78

7. Brookings County, S.D., 3.85

8. Buffalo County, Neb., 3.91

9. Morton County, N.D., 3.97

10. Ford County, Kan., 4.12

11. Cass County, N.D., 4.22

12. Codington County, S.D., 4.30

13. Polk County, Minn., 4.52

14. Arlington County, Va., 4.52

15. Albany County, Wyo., 4.53

16. Madison County, Neb., 4.54

17. Riley County, Kan., 4.58

18. Chittenden County, Vermont, 4.83

19. Pennington County, S.D., 4.85

20. Lincoln County, Neb., 4.87

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Source: AP Economic Stress Index

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