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Is NYC the most unhappy city in America?

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - When researchers in Canada and Harvard University examined the results of a survey that asked “In general, how satisfied are you with your life?” they found that New York City is the unhappiest city in the country.

The data compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and reported in the NY Post, found that Pittsburgh, Louisville, Milwaukee and Detroit round out the list.

Stress and the high cost of living are likely contributing factors for why people categorize themselves as 'unhappy.'

Despite the statistics, there are more people living in NYC than ever before. At the end of 2013, the Big Apple had more than 8.4 million residents.

Salaries, higher than anywhere else in the country, could be a reason why New Yorkers stay put despite being 'unhappy.'

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