Among America’s so-called most miserable cities, Rockford is something of a rarity

Pat Cunningham

Our beloved Rockford’s status as one of America’s lowest-ranked cities by certain measures is different from most of the others in one regard: Ours is a blue state.

As we see HERE, so-called miserable cities are more commonly found in red states:

Gallup released the results of their annual “Well-Being” poll last week, and revealed that nine of the United States’ 11 most unhappy metropolitan areas are located in Red States, and eight are located in the South. In general, western, midwestern, and northeastern states scored highest on the well-being index, and southern states scored the lowest. This should ...

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