Is Lincoln the Happiest Place in the U.S.?

Posted 1 year ago

By Scott Carlson

Lincoln-NELincoln may be the happiest place in the United States.

The capital city of Nebraska topped 188 other metropolitan areas in the 2012 Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index.

The survey index is calculated from scores in six measures of well-being. Gallup surveyed nearly 354,000 respondents ages 18 and older.

Lincoln jumped from 118th in 2011 to first last year in the work environment category.

Nebraska came in at No. 7 among the states, one spot higher than in 2011. Omaha came in at 27th in the metropolitan category.


  • Jim Beam

    Well, ignorance is bliss.

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  • Huskerlover

    What can say….. It’s the home of the HUSKERS

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  • Shep

    A great little city.

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