How does the Tri-State rank on the list of happiest states in America?

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – released a list of the happiest states in America and some may be surprised how their state ranks on the list.


  • Illinois #24
  • Indiana # 35
  • Kentucky #45

Top three states:

  • Hawaii #1
  • Utah #2
  • Minnesota #3
Source: WalletHub

Just how was this determined? explains that happiness comes from a combination of both internal and external factors.

All 50 states were examined with 31 key metrics ranging from depression rate to sports participation rate to income growth and more.

For the complete list of states and their ranking along with all the other determining factors, click here.

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