Hawaii, according to a recent Gallup-Healthways “Well-Being Index” poll, has the highest percentage of residents (61.9 percent) who consider themselves “thriving.” Go figure.
Utah (59.3) and South Dakota (58.3) ranked second and third, respectively, in the percentage of citizens describing their lives as thriving, according to a study covering the first six months of 2012. Maryland, we are pleased to report, came in fourth among the states, with 58 percent of residents surveyed describing their lives as thriving.
West Virginia, Maine and Delaware scored lowest in the survey.
Atlantic Cities wrote about the findings in a story Thursday. Gallup classifies...