#10 - New Hampshire. Its cozy towns and picturesque locales bring it in at the tenth spot.
June 13, 2013 Licence
#8 - Iowa scored in the top 10 for both 'work environment' and 'communiy and environment.'
November 01, 2015 Licence
#7 - South Dakota's wide open spaces yields the second highest income growth, with a volunteer rate that keeps pace.
September 12, 2013 Licence
#6 - New Jersey, the Garden State, beats out neighbors New York and Pennsylvania to come in at sixth.
July 19, 2012 Licence
#5 - Scott's Bluff National Monument on the Old Oregon Trail is just one of the scenes that will bring a smile to your face in the 5th happiest US state, Nebraska.
January 01, 2001 Licence
#4 - California comes in fourth, with a high sports participation rate to go along with its coastal beaches and adventurous mountain ranges.
August 29, 2016 Licence
#3 - Even Santa would rather spend his winters in the Aloha state. Hawaii ranks third overall in the happiness list.
December 25, 2013 Licence
#2 - Utah comes in second based on its high work environment score. It also scored tops in the community and environment category, which gauges volunteer rates, overall safety, and weather.
July 25, 2011 Licence
#1 - Minnesota, the Land of 10,000 Lakes, takes the top spot. Rain, snow, or shine, there's something to be said for enjoying a life along the water.
January 26, 2008 Licence