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Friday, April 5, 2013
"Most Contented City"
You may not believe what nearby city just got ranked as the nation's "Most Contented City."
According to a recent study, the U.S. city where residents are most contented is
So much so that they beat out Honolulu, Hawai'i, if you can believe that.
Here's their stats:
1. Lincoln, Neb.
Well-being index score: 72.8 Obesity: 25.8% Median household income: $49,315 Adult population with high school diploma or higher: 93.7%
Lincoln is the top ranked metro area in the nation on Gallup’s well-being index. As of January, 4.2% of all workers in the area were unemployed, less than all but three other metropolitan areas. Residents were also the most likely Americans nationwide to enjoy their work environment. More than 94% of survey respondents were satisfied with their job and work, almost 68% felt treated like a partner at work and nearly 86% felt they worked in a trusting environment — all among the highest figures in the country. Nearly 76% of those surveyed believe the city is becoming a better place, the fourth highest rate in the nation.
If you'll remember, back in 2008 they were ranked the nation's healthiest city: