Santa Clarita is 16th Happiest City in USA — WalletHub Survey

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The Pearl City sign off Moanalua Road.

International Day of Happiness is on March 20, and just in time, WalletHub has released a report on 2018's Happiest Cities in America.

Almost 200 USA cities were evaluated on the basis of 28 indicators of happiness - including depression rate, income-growth rate and average leisure time spent per day.

Though Pearl City ranked 57th for income and employment, the study does note that money can't buy happiness. San Jose, Calif., placed third overall and first on "physical and well-being".

According to the study, Detroit ranks 182nd, dead last in the list behind Birmingham, Alabama.

The Happiest Cities in the US has a promising ring to it-it seems to offer happiness on a platter, available to whoever lives within the borders of these happy towns. (No. 3), Bismarck, North Dakota (No. 2) and Fremont, Calif.

To make the list, WalletHub rated more than 180 of the largest cities in the USA on 28 key indicators of happiness, including everything from the rate of people who got adequate sleep to the average amount of hours worked each week and the separation and divorce rates.

According to, rankings were determined by examining each city based on 28 key indicators of happiness.

Data was pulled from the U.S. Census Bureau, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and The Trust for Public Land.