The happiest place to be?

(KFYR) North Dakota has the lowest unemployment rate and is the fastest growing state in the nation, and now they’re on the top of yet another national list.

The Gallup poll shows North Dakota is number one for well being and happiness, rising from 19th place in 2012.

For the poll more than 175,000 people on gave input on factors including work environment, financial security, emotional health and social and community factors.

Other notable figures from the Gallup index:

Massachusetts scored the highest in basic access, which measures “feeling safe, satisfied, and optimistic within a community.” Alaska scored highest in emotional health, which measures “daily feelings and mental state.” Vermont scored highest in healthy behaviors, which measures “engaging in behaviors that affect physical health.”

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