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Wallethub came out with their report on the Happiest & Unhappiest states in America a while ago. Well, a new report has a different take on the subject.

  • NiceRX shared their thoughts on the Happiest and Unhappiest States in the U.S.
  • They based their findings by looking at such factors as poverty, mental illness, life expectancy, median household income, a safety score and homicide levels.
  • Based on this info, each state was given a happiness score from one to ten, with ten being the happiest.
  • Topping the list as the Happiest State is Hawaii, which earned a 9.02, thanks to a high household income and a low poverty rate of just 9.44%.

Unfortunately, South Carolina made the top 10 list for unhappiest states. I disagree! I love me some SC! Great palmetto trees, cheap gas and great beaches! WTH man!

10 Happiest States in the U.S.

  1. Hawaii
  2. Connecticut
  3. New Jersey
  4. Massachusetts
  5. Minnesota
  6. California
  7. Maryland
  8. New Hampshire
  9. New York
  10. Washington
  • On the other end of the spectrum, Mississippi is the Unhappiest State in the U.S., with a score of just 2.06.

10 Unhappiest States in the U.S.

  1. Mississippi
  2. Louisiana
  3. Arkansas
  4. Alabama
  5. West Virginia
  6. Oklahoma
  7. Tennessee
  8. Kentucky
  9. New Mexico
  10. South Carolina

Click here to see the complete list.