Where you live may determine how happy you are.

The WalletHub website examined data on such factors as economic, emotional, physical, and social health to find the states where people are happiest.

Money, it turned out, wasn’t the most significant factor. The data showed that happiness increases with wealth only up to an annual income of $75,000.

The 10 happiest states?


1. Hawaii

2. Utah

3. Minnesota

4. North Dakota

5. California

6. Idaho

7. Maryland

8. Iowa

9. South Dakota

10. Nebraska


The unhappiest state? West Virginia.

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