The “pursuit of happiness” is a universal right. Everyone gets joy from different things, whether it’s family, friends, activities, entertainment or work.
But what people might not realize is that where you live may also determine how happy you are.
Location plays a hand in how bright or gloomy one’s days are. For years, researchers have studied the science of happiness and found that its key ingredients include a positive mental state, healthy body, strong social connections, job satisfaction and financial well-being.
Moving to a certain city may help you be more content. The following list is based on data by WalletHub.
In order to determine where people in America are most content with their lives, the personal-finance website compared more than 180 of the largest U.S. cities across 28 key indicators of happiness. The data set ranges from depression rate to income-growth rate to average leisure time spent per day.