Santa Cruz-Watsonville 3rd Happiest, Healthiest City in the United States

3rd hEalthiest happiest city

Did you know that Santa Cruz – Watsonville was ranked the 3rd Happiest, Healthiest City in the United States? Gallup-Healthways – State of American Well-Being series, examines well-being across the nation. Theare are 189 communities ranked based on their Well-Being Index score. The report analyzes how well-being varies by community, as well as who leads and lags across the five elements of well-being—purpose, social, financial, community and physical. 

Highest Well-Being Communities Lowest Well-Being Communities:

1. Naples–Immokalee–Marco Island, FL 66.3
2. Barnstable Town, MA 66.2
3. Santa Cruz–Watsonville, CA 65.9
4. Urban Honolulu, HI 65.4
5. Charlottesville, VA 65.3
6. North Port–Sarasota–Bradenton, FL 65.2
7. San Luis Obispo–Paso Robles, CA 65.2
8. Lynchburg, VA 64.9
9. Hilton Head Island–Bluffton-Beaufort, SC 64.9
10. Boulder, CO 64.7

Here is a link to the full report: 

2016 Community Well-Being Rankings

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