Sure, you love your hometown, but is it one of the happiest in Missouri? Career expert website Zippia recently compared 132 towns in the state, using the latest census data to rank the top happiest spots. The list was compiled using census data on education, employment, commute time, cost of living, family life, home ownership and poverty rate. Check out what made the top spots:
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Although you may not agree with Zippia’s definition of happiness, it’s an interesting look at how towns fare when using these measures. Coming in at No. 11 through 15 were Sunset Hills, Wildwood, Dardenne Prairie, Wentzville and Oakville. Didn’t find your town listed here? Check out our ranking of the most scenic towns – maybe yours will be there!