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Study: Mississippi one of the least happy states in the nation

Mississippi was ranked one of the least happy states in the country by WalletHub.com Mississippi was ranked one of the least happy states in the country by WalletHub.com
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Are you happy living in Mississippi?

According to the latest WalletHub story, residents of the Magnolia State have the blues. 

Mississippi ranked the 4th least happy state in the nation.

To find the states that are home to the happiest Americans, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 25 key metrics. Our data set ranges from emotional health to income levels to sports participation rates.

Here is how Mississippi ranked: 
 
Happiness in Mississippi (1=Best; 25=Avg.) 

34th – Hedonometer Score

27th – Depression Rate

30th – Adequate-Sleep Rate

22nd – Suicide Rate

39th – Long-Term Unemployment Rate

50th – Obesity Rate

23rd – Volunteerism Rate

47th – Divorce Rate

51st – Safety Ranking

25th – Income Growth Rate

For the full report, click here. 

Mobile Users: See the slideshow here. 

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