What's the happiest state in the U.S?

Wallethub.com tried to answer the question across by studying 26 key metrics, ranging from emotional health to income levels to sports participation rates.

Illinois checked in at number 25 on this list, smack dab in the middle of the pack. WalletHub says we're 27th in Emotional & Physical Well-Being, 29th in Work Happiness, and 19th in Community, Environment & Recreational Activities. Wisconsin was just slightly happier at number 22:


No matter what, we have to be happier than people in Iran, right? Recently seven young Iranians narrowly escaped a punishment of prison and lashings for dancing to the Pharrell Williams' hit Happy.

Speaking of which...