The 15 Most Happy and Healthy Cities in the United States

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The State of American Well-Being: 2015 Community Rankings annually determines the happiest and healthiest places to live in America by weighing each city’s quality of life in five categories–purpose, social, financial, community and physical.

This years top rated cities had a few things in common. All had lively culture, higher income levels and half were located along beaches.

The scores are based on 353,000 interviews with adults in all 50 states. So, without further ado… if you want to be happy and healthy you’re better off moving to:

1. Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, Florida


2. Salinas, California


 3. North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida

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 4. Fort Collins, Colorado


 5. Town of Barnstable, Massachusetts


 6. Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California

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 7. Boulder, Colorado


 8. Charlottesville, Virginia


 9. Anchorage, Alaska


 10. San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, California

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 11. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas


 12. Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, California

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 13. Honolulu, Hawaii


 14. Provo-Orem, Utah


 15. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California

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Which cities are you surprised didn’t make the top 15? Share with us below in the comments!