Happiest (and most miserable) cities

A college town in the nation’s heartland has the happiest and healthiest residents in the US, according to an annual survey. But where are people most miserable?

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Apr 23, 2013 1:32PM
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The cities with the most welfare families rate as the most miserable--DUH!!  Our federal government has created and "protected" a perpetual welfare class, and these individuals will wallow in their misery until they are forced to join the human race and fend for themselves.
Apr 23, 2013 1:58AM
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Hay, I'm very happy.  So is my hubs.  By the way, we live in the red state of Arizona!
Apr 23, 2013 4:03AM
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Las Vegas and Henderson, NV should have made the list.  Housing market still depressed and so are the folks who live here.  We seen better time.  And that damn power company (Nevada Energy) raising our rates every time we turn around.
Apr 23, 2013 3:12PM
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Happiness is not a place as much as it is a state of mind.


Apr 27, 2013 10:48AM
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This must be at least the fourth time this "survey" has been done, and it changes like the wind. If you're happy where you live, who cares what surveys or anyone says.  
Apr 22, 2013 10:43PM
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actually lincoln neb is a red town  cornhusker colors
Apr 22, 2013 8:47PM
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This article seems to think fat people arn`t happy.Arn`t fat people suppose to be

jolly?When I see people running they don`t seem happy.

Apr 23, 2013 11:43AM
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Why would MSN include Charleston, WV. with a population slightly above 52,000 & Huntington, WV. with a population under 50,000 in this article? Huntington, WV. is a class 2 city and Charleston, WV. is just slightly over the 50,000 threshold to be classified as a class 1 city.

 

This article is misleading if they are going to include cities (towns) that don't have the population to be classified as a class 1 city.

 

I'm sure MSN didn't include the thousands of class 2 cities with fewer than 50,000 residents in this survey. 

Apr 29, 2013 7:04AM
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If Lincoln is the most contented spot, I pity the rest of the country. Lincoln is a party school town with little to offer but it's annual delusion that the Cornshuckers are going to win the National Championship.
Apr 23, 2013 12:07PM
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What a crock, they show the obesity rate for all these places, I seriously doubt weight has too much to do with the happiness or misery index. Just another government gimmick or ploy to make anyone overweight feel as though they have no right to any kind of happiness.

 

Who did the survey, Mayor Bloomberg ? 

Apr 23, 2013 3:51PM
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 They forgot chicago they tax the most because they waste the most.  They could have half the money in the world and still not have enough to make it a happy place to live...

Apr 23, 2013 2:40PM
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I live in the Mile High city.  That use to mean altitude, but I think now it means attitude.

Happy high people.

May 5, 2013 8:37AM
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Duck Dynasty....Happy Happy Happy!
Apr 22, 2013 11:21PM
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I'd we depressed too if I had to live in West Virgina.....
Apr 22, 2013 9:27PM
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Seems most of the miserable cities are in red states while most of the happiest are in blue states.  Hmmm,
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