Connecticut tops the list for “well-being”. West Virginia? Not so much.


By web gangsta | Published:


West Virginia Mr Potato Head
West Virginia Mr Potato Head

The AMERICAN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT PROJECT has done a study of living factors – health, education, and income – and has determined that CONNECTICUT HAS THE BEST WELL-BEING IN THE US.

The people who released the study point out that their study was an objective look at general lifestyle satisfaction.  Some of the factors taken into account ranged from how much the local governments invested in their community, to the percentage of smokers in the surveyed area, to life expectancy.

Full rankings are below the cut:

  1. CONNECTICUT
  2. MASSACHUSETTS
  3. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
  4. NEW JERSEY
  5. MARYLAND
  6. NEW YORK
  7. MINNESOTA
  8. NEW HAMPSHIRE
  9. HAWAII
  10. COLORADO
  11. RHODE ISLAND
  12. CALIFORNIA
  13. VIRGINIA
  14. WASHINGTON
  15. ILLINOIS
  16. DELAWARE
  17. ALASKA
  18. VERMONT
  19. WISCONSIN
  20. PENNSYLVANIA
  21. ARIZONA
  22. UTAH
  23. FLORIDA
  24. IOWA
  25. KANSAS
  26. NEBRASKA
  27. OREGON
  28. MICHIGAN
  29. NORTH DAKOTA
  30. MAINE
  31. OHIO
  32. GEORGIA
  33. SOUTH DAKOTA
  34. WYOMING
  35. NEVADA
  36. INDIANA
  37. MISSOURI
  38. TEXAS
  39. IDAHO
  40. NORTH CAROLINA
  41. NEW MEXICO
  42. MONTANA
  43. SOUTH CAROLINA
  44. TENNESSEE
  45. KENTUCKY
  46. OKLAHOMA
  47. ALABAMA
  48. LOUISIANA
  49. MISSISSIPPI
  50. ARKANSAS
  51. WEST VIRGINIA