Indiana scores near bottom on wellbeing rankings

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Indiana scores near bottom on wellbeing rankings

Gallup just released its 11th annual rankings of every state by their “wellbeing” scores . . . in other words, how happy and healthy the people there are.  And number one is . . . the only state in the country that’s an island paradise.

The wellbeing scores are based on how people rank five different aspects of their life:

 

How much they like their job . . . the quality of their relationships and friendships . . . their financial security . . . how much they like their community . . . and their physical health.

 

Hawaii has the highest wellbeing scores for the seventh time in 11 years.  And the rest of the top 10 are:  Wyoming . . . Alaska . . . Montana . . . Utah . . . Colorado . . . Vermont . . . Delaware . . . South Dakota . . . and North Dakota.

 

West Virginia had the lowest wellbeing scores for the 10th straight year.  The rest of the bottom 10 are:  Arkansas . . . Kentucky . . . Mississippi . . . Tennessee . . . Oklahoma . . . Alabama . . . Louisiana . . . Illinois . . . and Indiana.

 

(Gallup)