For the second year in a row Loudoun County Virginia ranks as the happiest county in the country, based on a study completed by AOL.com. Loudoun is number one with both unemployment and poverty rates below 4%. Loudoun also has a higher than average marriage rate.
Fairfax County ranks second in this study with a high median income and a life expectancy of 83. The county is larger than 8 states and Washington DC.
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