10 of the Happiest Places to Retire in the U.S.
October 2, 2019 by Stacy Rapacon
A state of happiness cannot be pinpointed on a map. But a great deal of residents seem to have found it in these 10 places, according to the Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index.
Digital health company Sharecare, working with Gallup, has conducted more than 2.6 million surveys nationwide since 2008 to gauge “Americans’ perceptions of their lives and their daily experiences.” The Well-Being Index is based specifically on residents’ feelings about five elements of well-being: “purpose” (liking what you do and being motivated to achieve goals), “social” (having supportive relationships and love), “financial” (managing your budget to feel secure), “community” (liking where you live) and “physical” (being in good health). The higher the score, on a scale of 0 to 100, the happier residents indicate they are about where and how they are living their lives.