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America’s Best States To Live

Posted by UtahCribs, Real Estate, Homes on May 12, 2009

 

America’s Best States To Live
Rebecca Ruiz, 03.11.09, 01:00 PM EDT
Residents of these areas have a higher quality of life than others in the U.S.
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In Pictures: America’s Best States to Live
It seems that the recession has touched every corner of American life. From factory workers to those in finance, Americans have been shaken by a contracting economy that has shed 4.4 million jobs since December 2007.
But a report released this week by Gallup and disease management company Healthways suggests that reality is less grim in certain states. In these places, residents enjoy their jobs, express deep optimism about future prospects and even manage to stay healthy.
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Utah earned the highest marks. Here residents reported a high level of satisfaction in several areas, including work environment, emotional health and their local communities. One major factor for Utah’s strong performance might be its unemployment rate: When last reported in January, it was 4.6% compared with a national rate of 7.6%. 

Now, this is a great article.. I found this in Forbes.. Just barely came out.. Apparently the rest of the country is picking up on how wonderful our State is…

 

Residents of these areas have a higher quality of life than others in the U.S.

 

It seems that the recession has touched every corner of American life. From factory workers to those in finance, Americans have been shaken by a contracting economy that has shed 4.4 million jobs since December 2007.

But a report released this week by Gallup and disease management company Healthways suggests that reality is less grim in certain states. In these places, residents enjoy their jobs, express deep optimism about future prospects and even manage to stay healthy.

Utah earned the highest marks. Here residents reported a high level of satisfaction in several areas, including work environment, emotional health and their local communities. One major factor for Utah’s strong performance might be its unemployment rate: When last reported in January, it was 4.6% compared with a national rate of 7.6%.

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