The 10 Happiest Places in the US

Naples, Salinas tie for first in well-being survey
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 26, 2016 1:15 PM CST
The 10 Happiest Places in the US
A couple enjoy a stroll on the beach in Naples, Fla.   (Lara Cerri /The Tampa Bay Times via AP)

(Newser) – Feeling blue? A new Gallup-Healthways survey has some potential locales that might lift your spirits, with cities in Florida, California, Colorado, and Texas plentiful in the top 20, reports Live Science. Each was given a score out of 100 based on residents' feelings about their sense of purpose, relationships, financial security, community connections, and health. The top 10:

1. Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, Fla.: 65
2. Salinas, Calif.: 65
3. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, Fla.: 64.7
4. Fort Collins, Colo.: 64.6
5. Barnstable Town, Mass.: 64.6
6. Santa Cruz-Watsonville, Calif.: 64.6
7. Boulder, Colo.: 64.5
8. Charlottesville, Va.: 64.5
9. Anchorage, Alaska: 64.4
10. San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, Calif.: 64.3

Check out the full list here or the happiest US states here. (Read more happiness stories.)

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