New Study Names Miami The Happiest City In The US

Miami has been named the happiest city in the U.S. in the Mindbody Wellness Index.

This is the second year in a row that Miami has ranked at the top of the Mindbody list.

According to the ranking, 70% of residents in Miami say they feel happy most of the time.

Miami is also the healthiest and most active city in the U.S., the ranking shows. More than 87% of residents work out once a week or more.

For spending on beauty and grooming services, Miami also ranked at the top of U.S. cities, spending an average of $74 a month.

More than 70% of residents of Miami residents say they are spiritually fulfilled, which ranks second in the U.S.

 

 

 

 

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Anonymous
1 month ago

Since moving here in 2015, I’ve been the happiest I’ve ever been. Miami is an amazing city and I love it more every day.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Definitely a place on the upswing. Expectations here are rising, not being lowered. 😉

Anonymous
1 month ago

I will be happier if we had proper metrorail services. I am unhappy only when i drive in miami.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Edgewater needs a train! Get it done already Commissioners!

Anonymous
29 days ago

Commissioners needed in GA big time –

Anonymous
29 days ago

GA it’s crazy driving there! Im unhappy when Im far away of FL

Anonymous
1 month ago

I’m happy

Anonymous
1 month ago

If you’re not happy here, then change your surroundings! Miami has a lot to offer but it’s not for everyone, just like any city. I choose to see the good in the city (despite many things that I would change in a heartbeat). When I think of other places I’ve lived in the US and abroad, Miami always wins me over. 305 is where I choose to call home.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Because everyone is high😳

Anonymous
1 month ago

And drunk! 🤗

Anonymous
29 days ago

You are the drunk one here 🤣🤣🤣🤣

Anonymous
29 days ago

You’re the drunk one!

Anonymous
1 month ago

and coked up

Anonymous
1 month ago

Are people still doing that?

Anonymous
1 month ago

They call it Vintage High

Anonymous
29 days ago

Coke up are very far away from FL as many depressed, without sunshine, sad, alone without family…. Look your surroundings… Thats the people is coked up … lol no in MIA !

Anonymous
27 days ago

Que?

Anonymous
29 days ago

High in GA 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

Anonymous
29 days ago

It’s not true! We are open minded.. A bunch if drugs addicted in other parts of this nation … Florida is amazing with nice people!

Anonymous
27 days ago

All we need is a naked bike day!

Anonymous
29 days ago

You’re high .. The high most people is not in Florida and you know it! lol 😂

Anonymous
1 month ago

The weather is great, the economy is great, they can’t control us.
FLA! USA! FLA!

Anonymous
1 month ago

When you have A/C and there is no hurricanes, sure.

Anonymous
1 month ago

And when you’re not on your period all the time…bitch

Anonymous
1 month ago

Doesn’t bode with the women in south Florida then

Anonymous
29 days ago

I think you’re on your period lol

Anonymous
28 days ago

Lmao

Anonymous
30 days ago

Don’t want to jinx it, but doesnt hurricane season end November 1st?

Guess the NY Media’s statement that NY’ers will move back after the first hurricane is TBD

Anonymous
30 days ago

The weather is NOT great. Stop it. It’s like most of these people haven’t been anywhere and just go with the tired generalization that Miami weather is great. It is oppressive at best most of the time. Geez.

Anonymous
30 days ago

Yeah…the overwhelming majority of these happy weather loving people got it all wrong!!
The weather is NOT great.
These people are NOT happy.

Anyone want to come over to my apartment and watch Halloween movies with me and my cats?

Anonymous
29 days ago

You’re just a bitter person lol Sorry for all your feelings….

Anonymous
29 days ago

I have been here for 22 years it’s beautiful, it’s hot but you can handle it… if you cannot go to Granby CO lol stay behind trees talking to the bears 🐻 lol

Anonymous
29 days ago

There’s a lot of control here. I lived in GA- thats state is crazy! No control, too much crime! I love FL

Anonymous
28 days ago

Stay out of Altanta.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Where happiest city reads: Having to waste half your income on car-related expenses and deal with traffic congestion because our local politicians got stock in the 1950s and refuse to invest in a reliable mass transit system.

Anonymous
1 month ago

They didn’t survey you huh?

Anonymous
30 days ago

Haha…I knew that reading the comments here would get the negative Nancy whiny comments.

HOW CAN ANYONE be happy if the sidewalks are 4ft wide instead of 65ft?!?!
And the cars! There are cars!! How can anyone be happy when there are cars!!

Our backwards politicians need to spend $100 Billion of someone else’s money to buy me a Metromover extension! Then I’ll be happy. I mean, after the metromover, and all the cars are gone. Then I’ll be happy.

Anonymous
28 days ago

Malcontents

Anonymous
1 month ago

To do that, you either got a burger flipping job or are making payments on a new 50k car on a middling 60k/yr. job.

I spend nowhere near that on my car, but I like driving and owning my car and like where it takes me. F mass transit! If you hate car traffic that much move to rural Tennessee.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I agree with most of what you said. But how could any sentient being honestly think “F mass transit”??? Even if you personally will never ride a train, don’t you realize the more people who DO take mass transit, the less traffic that YOU will have to endure? This seems like such a basic concept.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Can’t everyone just be in favor of building better mass transit and cars??? I mean I have a car but I’d take mass transit to avoid rush hour traffic and outside of that I’d drive….Is that really such a radical position to have here? Seems like its always car vs metro mover and the best part is Miami mass transit is elevated and doesn’t interfere with traffic it just reduces it…Cars and metro mover!

Anonymous
30 days ago

I’d like our current Mass Transit to be clean, reliable (mechanically), and predictably on time.

Expanding lines when the current system fails in those 3 categories is just throwing good money at a bad system.

Anonymous
29 days ago

It’s up to the people that’s hired to keep the system in good running condition.

Anonymous
1 month ago

People are happy when they don’t have to ride mass transit with other people

Anonymous
30 days ago

Wrong.
Read a book in the subject

“don’t you realize the more people who DO take mass transit, the less traffic that YOU will have to endure?”

Let’s play a game:
Name the top 5 cities with the most Mass Transit, and let’s look at their traffic.

Ive been on the Transit in NY, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Tokyo, Shanghai, Guanzhou, and plenty of others. ALL have worse traffic than Miami.

Anonymous
29 days ago

^
And way more people.

Anonymous
1 month ago

In rural Tennessee they don’t have mass transit !! 🤗

Anonymous
30 days ago

Or paved roads eithet

Anonymous
29 days ago

I was in Kennesaw GA- I had enough! Traffic there is worse than FL! But everyone is pointing to FL- Hey Florida is grate, beautiful a lot of happiness because the sunny days, good energy, people from everywhere, mind opened. Lovely Miami!

Anonymous
28 days ago

I do love rural Tennessee though.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I spend less than half my income on housing related costs. Car related costs are a fraction of that.

I live in a small condo with a 1970s Formica kitchen and drive an old used car. Income not stellar but is consistent… mid $70K’s. Too many around here making even less yet trying to impress. Money buys security, not happiness.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Thanks for telling us that.. now I feel superior.

Anonymous
1 month ago

You don’t need a new luxury car to go park it at work

Anonymous
1 month ago

You do if you want to impress that hot chick who works there that you’ve been trying to get with.

Anonymous
29 days ago

Many expensive cars in GA and majority of them are renting apartments.lol

Anonymous
1 month ago

so long as someone else pays for this mass transit system, and the rides are free right?

Anonymous
1 month ago

You can have mass transit systems, and still pay for it omegalul

Anonymous
1 month ago

There’s room for improvement but there’s still a lot to love.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Anyone that voted live here in Miami, doubt that… This town is miserable. You work 80 hrs a week to deal with horrible traffic, rude drivers, EVERYTHING is uber expensive (can’t find a 1 bedroom for under 2k just about anywhere/DInner Date is easily $200), construction everywhere you turn blocking the very few roads you have to travel in, forget about buying a house unless you win the lotto but yeah we are the “happiest” city bunch of horse shit

Anonymous
1 month ago

Not everyone is in that same situation. I sold my car and have seen a marked increase in my daily happiness due to not having to deal with the traffic. Choose things that make you happier. Alternatively, find a new city that will make you happy!

Anonymous
30 days ago

You live in Miami and have no car? How do you manage that? Lack of reliable public transportation is one of the biggest problems here.

Anonymous
1 month ago

$200 for a dinner date wtf either find a girl that appreciates home cooking or a bar n grill like Flannigans or dump her and go to Deans Gold.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yeah.. stop messing with gold diggers.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I love them kendall girls, some wings & beer and its in the derriere

Anonymous
1 month ago

^
They’re horny anyway, the beer and food is just a formalidy.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Lol no woman worth your attention in Miami is accepting Flannigans as a date spot.

That being said, it doesn’t always have to be Komodo or Prime 112. Too many women in Miami who think spots like Lung Yai are trashy because they’re cheaper/not located in Brickell/Miami Beach

Anonymous
1 month ago

WOW! I shall keep my comment to myself… Good luck to you in learning how to filter women. I consider myself a total knockout “despite my age” and NEVER, had a man pay for my meal in 41 years that I have reside here. Perhaps you are selecting superficially. Do not concern yourself with the external suit, its only rented and we “all” must return it at one point. Please look beneath the skin. There are plenty of excellent women here. I sincerely hope you dont judge us all the same.

Anonymous
29 days ago

Good post. Beauty IS skin deep.
But as my father said….Ugly is all the way through.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Where is this place that charges $100 per meal?

Anonymous
29 days ago

GA its a lot of it !! 🤣🤣 Expensive and people that hate everyone!!!! 🤣🤣🤣🤣

Anonymous
30 days ago

U can’t afford living in Miami. That’s your problem.

Anonymous
29 days ago

Yes you are correct! Miami is not for depressed and wimp people- You have to work hard to live well !

Anonymous
29 days ago

Sorry that you are unhappy sweatheart.
When I was 22, I made $18,000 per year on Brickell Ave at a financial services firm. My rent was $450 per month on an $18k salary.
I didn’t whine and cry like a momma’s boy. I modeled older and smarter people. I read books. I got better.

Fast forward a few decades and I am still living in Miami, loving it, making bank, and not bitching about traffic because smart people do not do that. Now, my housing expense is 6% of my gross income and I live in Brickell.

You are bitching about $2,000?
Look at the math above….$450 per month on $18k salary. That is 30% of my gross on housing.
IF you NEED a $2,000 per month apartment then that same 30% of your gross income means that you need to make $80,00. Do you NEED to have a building with 24/7 security, a gym, gated secured parking, and close proximity to everything???
Do you NEED It…or WANT it.

Until you provide meaningful value to society, you won’t make much money. So, either keep bitching and accept that you are below average….. or model older, smarter people, read books, and make yourself a better person.

Anonymous
24 days ago

“Until you provide meaningful value to society, you won’t make much money.”
You’ve said it perfectly!

Anonymous
24 days ago

Sorry bro but you don’t need to spend $200 on Dinner Date. Aim a little lower.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Everyone is happy in Miami because they don’t work yet somehow live in luxury.

It’s crazy how half the population can work out 8 hours/day, live in a $3k/month 1 bedroom condo, and spend *WAY MORE* than $75 a month on beauty/grooming.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Gee, you must have a lot of friends that fit that description?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yet you see Cubans on welfare programs. Go figure

Anonymous
29 days ago

Im happy. I work hard and play hard; and have been doing that for a few decades.
The article talks about 8 hour workouts per MONTH, maybe I get there.
$75 a month for beauty and grooming…yes…of course….$75 is a haircut without tip. Forget about massages and other things.

Don’t get mad. Get curious. If you can’t make it in Miami, you are seriously deficient.

Anonymous
1 month ago

This whole entire list is suspect:

1. Miami, FL
2. Atlanta, GA
3. New York, NY
4. Washington DC
5. Dallas, TX
6. Houston, TX
7. Oakland, CA
8. San Francisco, CA
9. Memphis, TN
10. Detroit, MI

It’s as if they are counting the least happiest city in that order. Detroit should be higher though.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Nobody is in Detroit because they want to.

Anonymous
1 month ago

I can see why they don’t like you

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yeah that list should be all the way around. Happy in Miami 🤪 not respect at all.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Tell that to opa locka

Anonymous
1 month ago

Weee
It’s the sunshine!!

Anonymous
1 month ago

I am a person who has loved in Miami for over forty years ,Miami is not the happiest place to live let me explain. Corrupt politicians ,no mass transit , condos that people can’t afford developers buying up what ever water front property is left so that South Americans can come purchase ,new yorkers trying to save taxes moving down bringing their rude attitude. This native can’t wait to retire and move out of this hell hole you call the happiest place on earth i thought that was Disney world.

Anonymous
30 days ago

Bye Felicia! Don’t let the door hit ya where the good Lord split ya!

Anonymous
29 days ago

Awesome! Hey “person who has loved Miami” for forty years…Is your home on the waterfront or a golf course??
Send me a private message and I”ll buy it tomorrow.

It will be my great pleasure to send you packing.

Anonymous
1 month ago

lol they’re confused.

Anonymous
1 month ago

if you think Miami sucks, very simple, MOVE to anywhere else USA

Anonymous
1 month ago

Or make it unsuck.

Anonymous
29 days ago

Yeah! Alaska !!! To the middle of nowhere!!

Anonymous
1 month ago

It’s a study from a single website that immediately tries to spam you. I would take the data with a grain of salt. There’s no hard data here and we are all just responding to clickbait.

Anonymous
1 month ago

i cried when i read this…!!!!!!……hahahaha

Anonymous
1 month ago

I’m pissed……..

DJL Cyber
1 month ago

Why are you using this website then?

Anonymous
1 month ago

because reality is that it is their lives that suck, and they need something external to blame it on

Anonymous
1 month ago

Kindof like democracy being the worst possible system for government…except for all the others. 😉

Anonymous
1 month ago

I like to ask who are these happy people are there a bunch of trust fund kids from Manhattan moving down to brickle last time I checked there’s only a 15% middle class in the city hi cost of rent traffic not much of an industry other than tourism and hotels who is the happy people that you talk about because last time I checked all these people moving from California and New York I just re-creating the problems they left behind

Anonymous
1 month ago

Wow.. don’t know much about comas and periods do you?

Anonymous
30 days ago

😂

Anonymous
29 days ago

Wow. What a horrendous post.
I’m happy, and I have a modicrum of writing skills. I’m not in the industries you suspect and I’m not from CA or NY.

While there is some happiness to be enjoyed from a well constructed sentence, it is minimal. Happiness comes from a decision to be happy. Whereas some jackass imagines a 4 ft wide sidwalk as an impediment to walking, I see the attractive people occupying the cafe tables in the other 4ft width of sidewalks and consider it a gift that Millwaukee doesn’t offer in October.

It’s easy to be happy in Miami.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Happy in the 305! Except on Sundays!

Anonymous
1 month ago

Haha.. what a joke…

Anonymous
1 month ago

Miami used to be happy….in 60’s…over developed, crime, traffic from hell, did i say crime?, lousy infrastructure, alot of stupid self-absorbed humans make this place far from happy. Cashing out and getting far away….don’t buy this b.s. article…

Anonymous
1 month ago

When the entire country has been miserable for the past year, I believe it. Any other survey and it ranks for one of America’s most miserable cities.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Welcome to Miami. Bienvenido a Miami.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Hahahahahah I love Miami but lmao.

Anonymous
30 days ago

We all the only city in the country that you could call it Tropical in other words pura vida nothing new to me.

Anonymous
30 days ago

Like Mr 305 calls it International Love ladies from the Caribbean Central and South America can’t beat that love Miami.

Anonymous
30 days ago

If I had not lived in Miami for over 65 years I would leave as fast as possible. The South Florida area is like living in South or Central America. You are unable to find employment unless you are bilingual. The problem is here bilingual means Spanish. The local government and law enforcement are all of latin descent. The majority of signage is in Spanish.I would not recommend this city to anyone.

Anonymous
29 days ago

Again…if you live on the waterfront or a golf course….I’ll buy your home tomorrow.
I have been employed in Miami since 1992, and i”m not proud about it…but I only speak English.

Please leave.

Really, if you have a desireable house on the water or a golf course, I’m a buyer.

Frrrr
30 days ago

And thank the universe we are no suffering since we have been very lucky to have De Santis in our state. In other parts people are suffering from the scratches of the mad left wing that has them on the verge of depression. Many of them moving to Miami. Long live to Miami. long live to Florida but above all, long live to our Governor John De Santis.

Anonymous
30 days ago

Who?.. John Desaster?..

Anonymous
30 days ago

Nope,. I’m very sure that I am not the only one who disagree.