Happiest and Unhappiest Cities in America

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The University of British Columbia and Harvard conducted a study to find the happiest and unhappiest cities in America, and the southern region of the country came out on top.

Florida cities aren’t represented on the unhappy list, but have a nice presence in the happy list.

Based on good jobs, cheap housing costs, and other miscellaneous economic factors, the following lists are the Top 10 found in both categories.

Top 10 unhappiest metropolitan areas with a population greater than 1 million:
1. New York, NY
2. Pittsburgh, PA
3. Louisville, KY
4. Milwaukee, WI
5. Detroit, MI
6. Indianapolis, IN
7. St. Louis, MO
8. Las Vegas, NV
9. Buffalo, NY
10. Philadelphia, PA

Top 10 happiest metropolitan areas with a population greater than 1 million:
1. Richmond-Petersburg, VA
2. Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News, VA
3. Washington, DC
4. Raleigh-Durham, NC
5. Atlanta, GA
6. Houston, TX
7. Jacksonville, FL
8. Nashville, TN
9. West Palm Beach-Boca Raton, FL
10. Middlesex-Somerset-Hunterdon, NJ

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