Half of the “Top 20 Happiest Cities” Are in California

These are trying times, no doubt. But there is still plenty of happiness in the world. According to WalletHub, a lot of that happiness is right here in California.

10 California cities made the site's recent list of the top 20 happiest cities in the country.

WalletHub explains how it came up with the rankings:

In order to determine the happiest cities in America, WalletHub compared 182 of the largest cities — including the 150 most populated U.S. cities, plus at least two of the most populated cities in each state — across three key dimensions: 1) Emotional & Physical Well-Being, 2) Income & Employment and 3) Community and Environment.

Below were the top 20 jolliest locales according to WalletHub.

1. Fremont, CA

2. Plano, TX

3. San Jose, CA

4. Irvine, CA

5. Madison, WI

6. Sioux Falls, SD

7. Huntington Beach, CA

8. Scottsdale, AZ

9. Santa Rosa, CA

10. Pearl City, HI

11. Bismarck, ND

12. Fargo, ND

13. Lincoln, NE

14. San Francisco, CA

15. Overland Park, KS

16. Santa Clarita, CA

17. Oceanside, CA

18. Glendale, CA

19. Anaheim, CA

20. Cape Coral, FL

Data is compiled and reported by WalletHub and does not reflect statistics on all U.S. or California cities.


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