CHEYENNE, WY - You can't put a price on happiness, But as personal finance website Wallethub.com proves, you can rank it.
Looking at key items such as emotional health, income levels, sleep rates and unemployment levels, they've concluded that Wyoming is the 10th happiest state. Tenth out of 51 (50 states plus Washington DC) isn't too shabby either, especially when you consider happier people are more active and tend to live longer as well.
WalletHub compared the following data to come up with their list:
Happiness in Wyoming (1=Best; 25=Avg.)
• 17th – Hedonometer Score
• 24th – Depression Rate
• 3rd – Adequate-Sleep Rate
• 7th – Long-Term Unemployment Rate
• 21st – Obesity Rate
• 21st – Volunteerism Rate
• 24th – Divorce Rate
• 20th – Safety Ranking
• 3rd – Income Growth Rate
Colorado came in 4th and Nebraska ranks at 6th happiest state. To see the full list of states check out: http://wallethub.com/edu/most-least-happy-states-in-america/6959/