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The happiest states in America, ranked

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    WalletHub
    released its rankings for the happiest
    states in the US.
  
  The rankings were primarily based on three factors: emotional
  and physical wellbeing, work environment, and community and
  environment.
  
  Dozens of other metrics were considered, including safety, income
  growth, sports participation, and amount of work hours.
  
  Unsurprisingly, Hawaii notched the
  top spot.
  
  
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  Feeling especially happy today?
  Maybe it's because you live in one of the happiest states in
  America.

  Personal finance website Wallethub
  released its rankings for the happiest states in the US,
  basing its findings on three main factors: emotional and physical
  wellbeing, work environment, and community and environment.

  To determine those three, they used 31 metrics, such as the rate
  of adult depression, the amount of average volunteer hours,
  average work hours, divorce rates, income growth, and safety to
  determine "maximum happiness."

  Keep scrolling to see if your state cracked the top 20.

  • WalletHub released its rankings for the happiest states in the US.
  • The rankings were primarily based on three factors: emotional and physical wellbeing, work environment, and community and environment.
  • Dozens of other metrics were considered, including safety, income growth, sports participation, and amount of work hours.
  • Unsurprisingly, Hawaii notched the top spot.

Feeling especially happy today? Maybe it's because you live in one of the happiest states in America.

Personal finance website Wallethub released its rankings for the happiest states in the US, basing its findings on three main factors: emotional and physical wellbeing, work environment, and community and environment.

To determine those three, they used 31 metrics, such as the rate of adult depression, the amount of average volunteer hours, average work hours, divorce rates, income growth, and safety to determine "maximum happiness."

Keep scrolling to see if your state cracked the top 20.

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