2019's Happiest States in America

With the U.S. ranking number 19 on this year's World Happiness Report, down one spot since the previous edition, and research showing that money up to a certain dollar amount can contribute to happiness, WalletHub released its report on 2019's Happiest States in America. 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 emotional health to income level to sports participation rate.

Happiest States in America

1. Hawaii

2. Utah

3. Minnesota

4. California

5. New Jersey

6. Idaho

7. Massachusetts

8. Maryland

9. Nebraska

10. Connecticut

11. Iowa

12. North Dakota

13. Nevada

14. Virginia

15. New York

16. Delaware

17. Georgia

18. Arizona

19. Colorado

20. Vermont

People in South Dakota get the most sleep . . . New York has the lowest suicide rate . . . Utah has the best work hours . . . North Dakota had the best income growth over the last year . . . and the safest state overall is Minnesota. 

Source: Wallet Hub

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