Gallup just released the results of its annual poll on the happiest states in the U.S. Hawaii, naturally, came in first (I mean it is the only island paradise). Montana was tied with Nebraska for sixth place:

Hawaii had the highest score on Gallup's "well-being index," which measures happiness by asking people to rate things like their emotional health, work environment, physical health, and overall life experience. Gallup determined Hawaii was the happiest state for the fourth year in a row, while West Virginia came in as the least happiest state for the fourth year running. Check out Gallup's ranking for every state.