WDAM - 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.