The Happiest States in America

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5. New York
> Community Well-Being Index Score (out of 100): 69.2
> Top-performing well-being survey category: Tied — financial, physical: 15th best
> Top-performing social determinants category: Tied — food access: 2nd best

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4. Maryland
> Community Well-Being Index Score (out of 100): 69.3
> Top-performing well-being survey category: Social: 3rd best
> Top-performing social determinants category: Healthcare access: 6th best

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3. New Jersey
> Community Well-Being Index Score (out of 100): 70.1
> Top-performing well-being survey category: Tied — purpose, social, financial, community, physical: 2nd best
> Top-performing social determinants category: Tied — food access: 4th best

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2. Hawaii
> Community Well-Being Index Score (out of 100): 70.5
> Top-performing well-being survey category: Tied — purpose, social, financial, community, physical: the best
> Top-performing social determinants category: Tied — housing & transportation: the best

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1. Massachusetts
> Community Well-Being Index Score (out of 100): 71.1
> Top-performing well-being survey category: Tied — purpose, financial: 3rd best
> Top-performing social determinants category: Tied — healthcare access, housing & transportation: 2nd best

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