To say that this list has shocked me would be an understatement. I’m talking, this was an absolute “Never Ever Would I Ever” have expected for the states to align like they did. Let’s talk about it!
|Happiest States in America|
|1. Utah||11. Connecticut|
|2. Minnesota||12. Vermont|
|3. Hawaii||13. Washington|
|4. California||14. Nebraska|
|5. North Dakota||15. Iowa|
|6. South Dakota||16. Wisconsin|
|7. Idaho||17. Virginia|
|8. Maryland||18. New York|
|9. New Jersey||19. New Hampshire|
|10. Massachusetts||20. Maine|
Yep! You read it correctly… Shocked? Amused?
To determine where Americans have the highest satisfaction with life, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 31 key indicators of happiness. The data set ranges from the depression rate and the positive COVID-19 testing rate to income growth and the unemployment rate.