New Rochelle Named Happiest City in New York

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New Rochelle Named Happiest City in New York

April 25, 2014 - 20:33

NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- New Rochelle was named as the Happiest City in New York State by This seems a bit shady but I am sure that won't stop Noam from touting the news. It seems harmless enough to report the list.

1. New Rochelle Share "New Rochelle #1 - Study: Happiest Cities in New York"

Unemployment: 7.5%
Median Household Income: $65,251
Early Risers: 4.7%
Commute Time: 29.9 minutes

New Rochelle may have a 29.9-minute commute, but at least the effort is financially worth it here. The median household income is the highest on the list, and the unemployment rate is well below average, suggesting that it’s relatively easy to find work that pays well and doesn’t require 7 p.m. bedtimes.

10 Happiest Cities in New York

10. Rochester

9. Buffalo

8. Schenectady

7. Mount Vernon

6. New York City

5. Syracuse

4. Yonkers

3. Albany

2. Cheektowaga

1. New Rochelle