Special Report

The Happiest States in America

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10. North Dakota
> Adults who like what they do every day: 62.2% (3rd highest)
> Adults in near perfect physical health: 41.2% (6th highest)
> Adults who learned or do something interesting every day: 46.1% (17th highest)
> Adults who get positive energy from friends and family every day: 58.5% (17th highest)
> Poverty rate: 10.3% (14th highest)
> Violent crime rate: 281 per 100,000 people (13th highest)

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9. South Dakota
> Adults who like what they do every day: 61.3% (4th highest)
> Adults in near perfect physical health: 37.7% (16th highest)
> Adults who learned or do something interesting every day: 49.4% (6th highest)
> Adults who get positive energy from friends and family every day: 61.3% (6th highest)
> Poverty rate: 13.0% (5th highest)
> Violent crime rate: 434 per 100,000 people (6th highest)

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8. Delaware
> Adults who like what they do every day: 55.8% (20th highest)
> Adults in near perfect physical health: 39.3% (12th highest)
> Adults who learned or do something interesting every day: 45.6% (19th highest)
> Adults who get positive energy from friends and family every day: 58.5% (17th highest)
> Poverty rate: 13.6% (3rd highest)
> Violent crime rate: 453 per 100,000 people (4th highest)

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7. Vermont
> Adults who like what they do every day: 59.0% (13th highest)
> Adults in near perfect physical health: 37.6% (17th highest)
> Adults who learned or do something interesting every day: 48.1% (10th highest)
> Adults who get positive energy from friends and family every day: 57.9% (19th highest)
> Poverty rate: 11.3% (8th highest)
> Violent crime rate: 166 per 100,000 people (20th highest)

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6. Colorado
> Adults who like what they do every day: 59.5% (11th highest)
> Adults in near perfect physical health: 40.8% (7th highest)
> Adults who learned or do something interesting every day: 50.1% (4th highest)
> Adults who get positive energy from friends and family every day: 62.2% (4th highest)
> Poverty rate: 10.3% (14th highest)
> Violent crime rate: 368 per 100,000 people (9th highest)

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