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Want a Smile on Your Face? Live in This US City

Fremont, Calif., has been dubbed America's happiest city
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 12, 2018 9:10 AM CDT

(Newser) – To live your best, happiest life, pack up and head to either California … or the Dakotas. That's WalletHub's take, based on the cities it found are happiest, with the Golden State claiming four cities in its top 10 and North and South Dakota taking a total of three. The site looked at more than 180 cities across three main metrics—emotional and physical well-being, jobs and income, and community and environment. The top 10 cities, along with their happiness ratings (100 indicating "maximum happiness"):

  1. Fremont, Calif.; 79.9 (No. 1 in the "Community and Environment")
  2. Bismarck, ND; 78.4 (No. 1 in the "Income and Employment")
  3. San Jose, Calif.; 76.4 (No. 1 in the "Emotional and Physical Well-Being")
  4. Pearl City, Hawaii; 75.2
  5. Plano, Texas; 73.6
  6. Fargo, ND; 73.5
  7. Sioux Falls, SD; 72
  8. Irvine, Calif.; 71.2
  9. Huntington Beach, Calif.; 70.7
  10. Grand Prairie, Texas; 70.5
See where your city falls on this list. (The happiest states in the nation.)

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