November 3, 2010

Are We Happy Yet?

Suburbs No Great Mecca of Happiness

Suburbanites are only slightly more likely to say they are very happy than are those who live in cities. Suburan and rural residents are not significantly different on happiness.

Cite this publication: . “Are We Happy Yet?.” Pew Research Center, Washington, D.C. (February 13, 2006), accessed on July 22, 2014.

Some of us are happier than others, and this variance helps to paint a portrait of the kind of people Americans are. It also casts doubt on some of the famous wisdom on the subject.