Eagle County | Top 20 Happiest Counties in the US

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EAGLE COUNTY SCORES:

  • UNEMPLOYMENT RATE: 2.4%

  • POVERTY RATE: 8.1%

  • MARRIAGE RATE: 50.2%

  • BANKRUPTCY RATE: 0.07%

  • LIFE EXPECTANCY: 85.9

  • PHYSICAL ACTIVITY RATE: 89.3%

A company called Smart Asset recently ranked the top 25 "Happiest Counties in America" and Eagle County hit the list at #20. In order to rank the happiest places they compared counties across eight factors: unemployment rate, poverty rate, affordability ratio, marriage rate, divorce rate, bankruptcy rate, live expectancy, and physical activity rate. 

First they ranked each county in each metric. Then they found the average ranking for each county to create the final score. Eagle County finished out with a 92.34...not too shabby! 


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 SOURCE: Smart Assets | www.smartasset.com 

SOURCE: Smart Assets | www.smartasset.com