New Study Says Colorado is 6th Happiest State in America
247wallst.com's report shows that Colorado is the sixth “Happiest State in America”.
24/7 Wall St.’s “Happiest States in America” annual report tries to measure happiness by capturing how residents feel about their lives and daily experiences.
The study has 5 categories: social relationships, financial security, relationship to community, physical health, and career prospects.
According to 247wallst.com, the general patterns of well-being remain in place. Colorado has continued to be top 10 since 2008.
Here are the statistics according to 247wallst.com:
> Adults who like what they do every day: 59.5% (11th highest)
> Adults in near perfect physical health: 40.8% (7th highest)
> Adults who learned or do something interesting every day: 50.1% (4th highest)
> Adults who get positive energy from friends and family every day: 62.2% (4th highest)
> Poverty rate: 10.3% (14th highest)
> Violent crime rate: 368 per 100,000 people (9th highest)
The full list for the happiest 20 states is here.