Sometimes the weight of the world just seems impossible to lift. The news is harder to watch every day, regardless of what side you're taking. There's a lot of negativity, so it's nice to see that despite this overwhelming sense of dread, people in NJ are actually happier than most of the country!

WalletHub crunched the numbers to see how every state in the country ranked when it came to "Happiness", basing their results on variables like depression rates, employment, community involvement, and more.

Source: WalletHub

According to their researched, New Jersey is the FIFTH happiest state!

Hawaii comes in at #1, with Utah, Minnesota, and California rounding out the rest of the Top 5. The five most unhappy states? 45-50: Louisiana, Mississippi, Alaska, Arkansas, and West Virginia.

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