A Gallup-Healthways poll surveyed people from the most populous communities in every U.S. state and the District of Columbia about their well-being. The resulting score was based on five distinct elements of well-being, including purpose, social relationships, financial security, community pride/safety, and physical health.

Here is the full list of states ranked by the percent of people who reported the highest well-being across all five elements. [Read full story on the happiest U.S. communities]

1. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton

2. Urban Honolulu

3. Raleigh

4. Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura

5. El Paso

6. Austin-Round Rock

7. Provo-Orem

8. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara

9. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria

10. Winston-Salem

11. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

12. San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

13. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land

14. Chattanooga

15. Spokane-Spokane Valley

16. San Diego-Carlsbad

17. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington

18. Omaha-Council Bluffs

19. Cape Coral-Fort Myers

20. San Antonio-New Braunfels

21. Richmond

22. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington

23. Charleston-North Charleston

24. Springfield

25. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood

26. Grand Rapids-Wyoming

27. Boston-Cambridge-Newton

28. Colorado Springs

29. Tucson

30. Stockton-Lodi

31. Albuquerque

32. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia

33. Boise City

34. Lancaster

35. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach

36. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk

37. Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford

38. Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale

39. Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis

40. Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade

41. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford

42. Salt Lake City

43. Wichita

44. Nashville-Murfreesboro-Franklin

45. Bakersfield

46. Fresno

47. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville

48. New Haven-Milford

49. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell

50. Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin

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