The Happiest States in America

Source: Sean Pavone / iStock via Getty Images

45. New Mexico
> Community Well-Being Index Score (out of 100): 51.9
> Top-performing well-being survey category: Purpose: 14th worst
> Top-performing social determinants category: Resource access: 17th best

Source: Sean Pavone / iStock via Getty Images

44. Louisiana
> Community Well-Being Index Score (out of 100): 52.1
> Top-performing well-being survey category: Physical: 4th worst
> Top-performing social determinants category: Healthcare access: 9th best

Source: DenisTangneyJr / E+ via Getty Images

43. Oklahoma
> Community Well-Being Index Score (out of 100): 52.2
> Top-performing well-being survey category: Social: 14th worst
> Top-performing social determinants category: Resource access: 25th best

Source: Kruck20 / iStock via Getty Images

42. Tennessee
> Community Well-Being Index Score (out of 100): 53.3
> Top-performing well-being survey category: Tied — social community: 10th worst
> Top-performing social determinants category: Tied — healthcare access: 19th best

Source: Cavan Images / iStock via Getty Images

41. Indiana
> Community Well-Being Index Score (out of 100): 53.6
> Top-performing well-being survey category: Physical: 15th worst
> Top-performing social determinants category: Resource access: 18th best

Sponsored: Find a Qualified Financial Advisor

Finding a qualified financial advisor doesn’t have to be hard. SmartAsset’s free tool matches you with up to 3 fiduciary financial advisors in your area in 5 minutes. Each advisor has been vetted by SmartAsset and is held to a fiduciary standard to act in your best interests. If you’re ready to be matched with local advisors that can help you achieve your financial goals, get started now.