Portland Top 10 in Well-Being Survey
We've all heard that Portland is tops for coffee and food. A new survey has been released putting Portland in the top ten for another survey.
In the top mid size communities category, Greater Portland, Maine ranks #9 in the latest State of American Well-Being Index by Gallup-Healthways. The rating is based on life evaluation, emotional health, work environment, healthy behaviors and basic access to healthcare. Northern New England does pretty well over-all. The state of Maine has jumped from #21 to #15 in the state category. Vermont remains steady at #6, just a notch down from #6 the previous year. New Hampshire has come in at #11 down from #8. Whatever the ratings, this is a pretty nice area to live. West Virginia is at the bottom of the heap at #50 and North Dakota is #1.
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