Vocabulary.com defines 'happiness' as that feeling that comes over you when you know life is good and you can't help but smile. It's the opposite of sadness. Happiness is a sense of well-being, joy, or contentment. When people are successful, or safe, or lucky, they feel happiness.

Are you happy where you live? What makes you happy? Is it money, health, family, and friends?

WalletHub has tried to figure out just which are the 'Happiest States' in the United States. In order to determine the happiest states in America, they compared the 50 states across three key dimensions: 1) Emotional & Physical Well-Being, 2) Work Environment and 3) Community & Environment.

When looking for the 'Happiest States' South Dakota didn't do nearly as good as Iowa or Minnesota. Here is how some of the states ranked in the WalletHub study:

1-Hawaii
2-Utah
3-Minnesota
4-California
5-New Jersey
6-Idaho
7-Massachusetts
8-Maryland
9-Nebraska
10-Connecticut
11-Iowa
12-North Dakota
25-Wisconsin
27-South Dakota
34-Wyoming
49-Arkansas
50-West Virginia