Minnesota Among Happiest States in America
The results are in, and Minnesota has been ranked as the second happiest state in the nation by the team at WalletHub -- which is absolutely no surprise us. Minnesota Nice = Minnesota Happy. Only Utah ranked high on the happy-scale.
The experts looked at things like depression rates, obesity rates, sports participation rates, number of work hours, income growth, divorce rates, safety, suicide rates, and more.
Top Ten Happiest States
- North Dakota
- South Dakota
The unhappiest states are Missouri (#41), Michigan (#42), Oklahoma (#43), Tennessee (#44), Louisiana (#45), Arkansas (#46), Mississippi (#47), Kentucky (#48), Alabama (#49), and West Virginia (#50).
More reasons why we're happy: The Minnesota State Fair, 10,000 Lakes, Garrison Keillor, the State of Hockey, Hunting & Fishing, Music Festivals, the Vikings, the North Shore, Mississippi River, Four Seasons, Hotdish, and a whole lot more!