2017 Happiest States in America

    Which Is The Happiest State in America?

    You control your happiness. But, how can you measure happiness? In a study by WalletHub, their analysts determined which factors have an overall well being and overall satisfaction with life. Also where we live may also play a role in our happiness as well.

    WalletHub looked at a total of 28 metrics ranging from depression to sports participation. See their methodology for details.

    Click your state to see where it ranks:

    Source: WalletHub
     
     

     

    Happiest States in America

     
    Overall Rank
    (1 = Happiest)
    State Total Score ‘Emotional & Physical Well-Being’ Rank ‘Work Environment’ Rank  ‘Community & Environment’ Rank
    1 Minnesota 70.81 5 5 3
    2 Utah 68.16 24 1 1
    3 Hawaii 67.90 1 10 19
    4 California 66.55 2 21 21
    5 Nebraska 65.65 4 15 17
    6 New Jersey 64.97 3 41 8
    7 South Dakota 64.71 6 16 12
    8 Iowa 64.52 12 8 7
    9 Wisconsin 64.16 11 9 10
    10 New Hampshire 63.47 18 22 2
    11 Maryland 63.18 10 31 5
    12 Virginia 62.43 8 29 13
    13 Vermont 61.34 19 20 4
    14 North Dakota 61.08 9 14 28
    15 Colorado 60.84 13 7 33
    16 Washington 60.35 25 4 15
    17 Idaho 60.14 31 3 9
    18 Connecticut 60.06 15 40 11
    19 Massachusetts 59.42 20 12 16
    20 Illinois 59.41 7 39 24
    21 Arizona 56.97 22 19 27
    22 New York 56.54 17 42 22
    23 Montana 55.66 29 6 32
    23 Pennsylvania 55.66 28 37 14
    25 Maine 55.44 39 11 6
    26 North Carolina 54.68 26 23 29
    27 Kansas 54.64 21 34 34
    28 Texas 54.64 14 33 46
    29 Michigan 53.09 36 18 18
    30 Georgia 53.03 27 24 36
    31 Florida 51.83 16 32 49
    32 Oregon 51.72 44 2 23
    33 Rhode Island 51.17 35 27 26
    34 Indiana 50.87 40 13 20
    35 Delaware 50.65 30 25 40
    36 Ohio 49.67 38 38 25
    37 Nevada 48.95 32 36 41
    38 South Carolina 48.55 33 30 45
    39 Wyoming 46.96 37 47 30
    40 New Mexico 45.53 34 45 39
    41 Alaska 45.43 23 49 50
    42 Tennessee 44.29 45 17 38
    43 Missouri 43.86 41 26 44
    44 Kentucky 41.69 46 35 37
    45 Mississippi 38.89 42 46 47
    46 Arkansas 37.33 50 28 35
    47 Alabama 36.60 47 43 42
    48 Louisiana 35.35 43 50 48
    49 Oklahoma 34.97 48 44 43
    50 West Virginia 34.89 49 48 31

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    How did your state rank?

    Click here to view methodology: https://wallethub.com/edu/happiest-states/6959/#methodology

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