Special Report

America's 30 Happiest States

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30. New Mexico
> Well-being index score: 61.3 (national average: 61.2)
> Adults who like what they do every day: 61.5% — 4th highest
> Adults who feel productive every day: 50.2% — 21st highest
> Adults who learn/do something interesting every day: 48.9% — 10th highest
> Adults who are happy with where they live: 48.9% — 8th lowest
> Adults who worry about money: 38.8% — 14th lowest
> Adults who get positive energy from friends/family every day: 61.0% — 9th highest
> Median household income: $51,945 — 6th lowest
> Violent crime rate: 832 per 100,000 people — 2nd highest

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29. Texas
> Well-being index score: 61.3 (national average: 61.2)
> Adults who like what they do every day: 57.5% — 25th lowest
> Adults who feel productive every day: 50.1% — 24th highest
> Adults who learn/do something interesting every day: 47.0% — 20th highest
> Adults who are happy with where they live: 53.9% — 24th highest
> Adults who worry about money: 42.6% — 5th highest
> Adults who get positive energy from friends/family every day: 60.3% — 13th highest
> Median household income: $64,034 — 22nd highest
> Violent crime rate: 419 per 100,000 people — 16th highest

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28. Oregon
> Well-being index score: 61.4 (national average: 61.2)
> Adults who like what they do every day: 54.5% — 7th lowest
> Adults who feel productive every day: 49.9% — 25th lowest
> Adults who learn/do something interesting every day: 46.8% — 22nd highest
> Adults who are happy with where they live: 57.6% — 12th highest
> Adults who worry about money: 42.6% — 5th highest
> Adults who get positive energy from friends/family every day: 58.2% — 22nd lowest
> Median household income: $67,058 — 18th highest
> Violent crime rate: 284 per 100,000 people — 15th lowest

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27. Virginia
> Well-being index score: 61.5 (national average: 61.2)
> Adults who like what they do every day: 57.6% — 25th highest
> Adults who feel productive every day: 50.1% — 24th highest
> Adults who learn/do something interesting every day: 48.4% — 12th highest
> Adults who are happy with where they live: 52.6% — 19th lowest
> Adults who worry about money: 40.4% — 24th highest
> Adults who get positive energy from friends/family every day: 57.0% — 13th lowest
> Median household income: $76,456 — 10th highest
> Violent crime rate: 208 per 100,000 people — 6th lowest

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26. Iowa
> Well-being index score: 61.5 (national average: 61.2)
> Adults who like what they do every day: 58.5% — 19th highest
> Adults who feel productive every day: 50.2% — 21st highest
> Adults who learn/do something interesting every day: 47.7% — 15th highest
> Adults who are happy with where they live: 55.2% — 20th highest
> Adults who worry about money: 38.6% — 13th lowest
> Adults who get positive energy from friends/family every day: 57.6% — 17th lowest
> Median household income: $61,691 — 21st lowest
> Violent crime rate: 267 per 100,000 people — 13th lowest