A new poll has found the States with the Best and Worst Well-Being... 

Here's how they gathered their data:

Gallup interviewed more than 178,000 people across all 50 states about their life-evaluation, which is how they score well-being, emotional health, work environment, physical health, healthy behaviors, and access to basic necessities. (Yahoo)

The Midwest faired extremely well!

Top 10 States by Well-Being

 

  • North Dakota - 70.4
  • South Dakota - 70.0
  • Nebraska - 69.7
  • Minnesota - 69.7
  • Montana - 69.3
  • Vermont - 69.1
  • Colorado - 68.9
  • Hawaii - 68.4
  • Washington - 68.4
  • Iowa - 68.2

Bottom 10 States by Well-Being

  • West Virginia - 61.4
  • Kentucky - 63.0
  • Mississippi - 63.7
  • Alabama - 64.1
  • Ohio - 64.2
  • Arkansas - 64.3
  • Tennessee - 64.3
  • Missouri - 64.5
  • Oklahoma - 64.7
  • Louisiana - 64.9

Click here to see the full article.

Yahoo

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