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Happiest Cities In America – See Where Augusta Lands On The List

The 2024 Happiest Cities in America list came out recently. I'm always fascinated to see which cities top the list, and which ones are apparently very unhappy. In the last few years, Augusta has been in the top 10 unhappiest cities. I guess you could say we were in the bottom ten actually. Did we find ourselves there again? Or have we gotten a little happier? Let's check the list. Are We Happy Or Not? WalletHub releases this list every year. Here are some of the factors they look at when determining which cities are the happiest. Positive mental state, healthy body, strong social connections, job satisfaction, and financial well-being. They also looked at the depression rate, the income growth rate, and the average leisure time as well. So a lot of factors went into this list. Let me give you the top ten. These are the cities that are happiest. The Top Ten Happiest Cities Fremont, California Overland Park, Kansas San Jose, California Madison, Wisconsin Irvine, California Honolulu, Hawaii San Francisco, California Pearl City, Hawaii Columbia, Maryland Scottsdale, Arizona No Southern cities in the top ten! You're telling me that many people are that happy in California? I don't know, it seems like things are a little nuts in Cali right now. Well since there weren't any Southern cities in the top ten, I'll show you where some of them landed on the list. Charleston, SC was 22 Charlotte, NC was 56 Orlando, FL was 73 Atlanta, GA was 93 Columbia, SC was 95 Nashville, TN was 107 Now, I'm sure if you talked to more people in these cities you would find that they're happier than this list might indicate. So, what about the unhappiest cities? Did Augusta find ourselves in the bottom ten again? Here are the bottom ten, or unhappiest cities in America. The Bottom Ten - The Unhappiest Cities Detroit Cleveland Montgomery, AL Birmingham, AL Shreveport, LA Huntington, WV Toledo, OH Jackson, MS Mobile, AL Akron, OH Where Was Augusta? Hey! We weren't in the bottom ten this year! So where was Augusta on the list? Out of 182 cities listed, we were 171. But we weren't in the bottom ten like we have been! Apparently, we're getting happier in Augusta! Personally, I don't think people are any less happy here than they are in other parts of the country. I feel like we're all dealing with the same struggles all over the country. If you want to check out the full list of the Happiest Cities in America from Wallethub, just click here. For more articles, lists, videos, and photos from The Kicks Wake Up Krew, click here. Speaking of happy and unhappy, here are some things that annoy us here in Augusta and the CSRA. [select-listicle listicle_id="360245" syndication_name="our-biggest-pet-peeves-in-augusta" description="yes"]

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