The Happiest States in America

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40. South Carolina
> Community Well-Being Index Score (out of 100): 53.8
> Top-performing well-being survey category: Purpose: 21st worst
> Top-performing social determinants category: Resource access: 13th best

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39. Michigan
> Community Well-Being Index Score (out of 100): 55.3
> Top-performing well-being survey category: Financial: 21st worst
> Top-performing social determinants category: Healthcare access: 23rd best

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38. North Carolina
> Community Well-Being Index Score (out of 100): 55.5
> Top-performing well-being survey category: Social: 22nd worst
> Top-performing social determinants category: Healthcare access: 22nd best

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37. Maine
> Community Well-Being Index Score (out of 100): 55.6
> Top-performing well-being survey category: Community: 21st best
> Top-performing social determinants category: Resource access: 9th best

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36. Missouri
> Community Well-Being Index Score (out of 100): 55.7
> Top-performing well-being survey category: Physical: 14th worst
> Top-performing social determinants category: Tied — economic security, resource access: 19th best

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