Posts Tagged ‘happiness data’

The AP (http://tinyurl.com/sunny-states 12/17, Schmid) reported, people in sunny states such as Louisiana, Hawaii, Florida say they’re the happiest Americans.   The places where people are most likely to report happiness also tend to rate high on studies comparing things like climate, crime rates, air quality and schools.  Ranking No. 1 in happiness was Louisiana, home of Dixieland music and Cajun/Creole cooking.   Rounding out the happy five were Hawaii, Florida, Tennessee and Arizona.  At the other end of the scale, last in happiness — is New York state.   It is suggested that the long commutes, congestion and high prices around New York City account for some of the unhappiness. 


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