Are you living in a state of perpetual happiness? The 2012 Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index ranked the 50 states according to six categories: life evaluation, emotional health, physical health, healthy behaviors, work environment and basic access to develop and prioritize ways for their community to thrive and expand.
On average, Americans have a 66.0 out of 100 on the happiness scale. While they excel in basic access and emotional health (82.7 and 78.9 respectively), life evaluation and work environment (47.8 and 48.4) were rated towards the bottom.
Which states had the happiest residents? Keep clicking to find out