SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – The career website Zippia has released their top 10 happiest places in North Carolina list.
1. Oak Ridge
3. Holly Springs
6. Mills River
8. Myrtle Grove
10. Porters Neck
They say they analysed 143 places in the state with a population of more than 2,000 people.
They used seven criteria to make their list:
• Being well educated (Population with at least a bachelor’s degree)
• Having a job (As measured by the unemployment rate)
• A short commute to work
• Low cost of living
• Having a family
• Owning a home
• And the poverty rate
Zippia says they are a website that educates people about employable skills, and information about the companies that are hiring.