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Study: People in New Jersey are one of the happiest in the U.S.

NEW JERSEY – According to the Happiest States in the US — a study conducted by market research firm TOP Data that measures levels of happiness, based on 7 key indicators ranging from Personal Finance, Leisure Activities, and Mental Health—people in New Jersey live in one of the happiest states.

Despite ranking #35 in employment, the state ensures the second best working conditions and one of the highest average incomes in the country, also having one of the lowest rates of depression.

These are the results for New Jersey:
(Ranking in descending order, with #1 considered the best and #50 the worst)

#35 Employment
#22 Leisure Activities
#5 Mental Health
#21 Personal Finance
#18 Personal Relationships
#6 Physical Health
#4 Social Policies

For the complete study and methodology, or additional details about the Happiest States in the US, click here.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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