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The Happiest And Unhappiest Cities in America

The Happiest And Unhappiest Cities In America Good news for residents of Louisiana: According to a new working paper published by the U.S. National Bureau of Economic Research, six of the state's cities rank as the happiest areas in America. Researchers also found that New Yorkers are the unhappiest based on the study's scale, which extracted data from a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention survey based on life satisfaction and adjusted that data for age, income, race, sex and other factors. To see where your city ranks, check out the breakdown below. Top ten and bottom ten metro areas ranked by happiness, adjusted for income and demographics • Happiest cities • Unhappiest cities TEN HAPPIEST CITIES Lafayette, La. 0.145 Houma, La. 0.133 Shreveport-Bossier City, La. 0.125 Baton Rouge, La. 0.101 Alexandria, La. 0.092 Rochester, Minn. 0.088 Corpus Christi, Texas 0.086 Lake Charles, La. 0.086 Nashville, Tenn. 0.084 10 Fort Walton Beach, Fla. 0.082 TEN UNHAPPIEST CITIES 10 Scranton-Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, Pa. -0.085 Gary, Ind. -0.087 Jersey City, N.J. -0.087 Detroit, Mich. -0.087 Toledo, Ohio -0.090 Evansville-Henderson, Ind. -0.097 Erie, Pa. -0.103 South Bend, Ind. -0.104 St. Joseph, Mo. -0.107 New York, N.Y. -0.119 Source: National Bureau of Economic Research THE HUFFINGTON POST

The Happiest And Unhappiest Cities in America

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It turns out residents of Louisiana have a lot to smile about -- multiple cities in the state were ranked as some of the happiest areas in the U.S., according to a new report.


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