Happiest state

It’s time for another “happiest place to live” survey. They’re always amusing even though it’s hard to imagine they’re accurate. (Of course, why wouldn’t Hawaii be a happy place to live—as long as you’re able to afford it?)

The top 10 states and their average well-being scores (out of a possible 100 points):
1. Hawaii: 71.0
2. Wyoming: 69.2
3. North Dakota: 68.4
4. Alaska: 68.3
5. Colorado: 68.0
6. Minnesota: 68.0
7. South Dakota: 68.0
8. Utah: 67.9
9. Connecticut: 67.9
10. Nebraska: 67.8
11. Massachusetts: 67.8

The bottom 10 states:
51. West Virginia: 61.7
50. Kentucky: 61.9
49. Mississippi: 63.0
48. Arkansas: 63.7
47. Alabama: 63.7
46. Ohio: 63.8
45. Delaware: 64.2
44. Nevada: 64.2
43. Louisiana: 64.3
42. Michigan: 64.6

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