Where Does Minnesota Rank for the Happiest States in America?

 

Wallet Hub just released its annual rankings of the happiest and least-happy states in America. This is no surprise to anyone but HAWAII is #1 this year because well it's Hawaii, it's an island and the weather is amazing. .

The study looks at 31 different factors, like hours worked vs. income . . . commute times . . . life expectancy . . . depression rates . . . how much sleep people get . . . and how nice the weather is.

Let's admit one thing, we all like to think that Minnesota is a great place to live but do the statistics back up this opinion? We know the weather is gonna gonna be a big hit against us. Here we go.

The ten happiest states in 2019 are

Hawaii

Utah

Minnesota

California

New Jersey

Idaho

Massachusetts

Maryland

Nebraska

Connecticut.

The ten unhappiest states in 2019 are

West Virginia

Arkansas

Alaska

Mississippi

Louisiana

Kentucky

Alabama

Oklahoma

Tennessee

Missouri.

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. 

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