Do you live in one of the ‘most miserable’ places in Tennessee?

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A website called RoadSnacks compiled data to find the state’s least happy and “most miserable” cities.

They used a number of factors, including FBI crime data, the government census, Bureau of Labor Statistics, and Sperling’s Best Places.

The list was formed looking at the percentage of residents with a college degree, average commute times, employment rates, cost of living, crime, number of sunny days, percent of married couples and percent of homeowners.

Here are the state’s top 10 “most miserable,” with No. 1 being the “most:”

1. Lewisburg
3rd lowest in college degrees
7th highest in unemployment

2. Crossville
4th lowest income
Last in home ownership

3. Columbia
10th lowest for percent of married people
8th highest in unemployment

4. Morristown
Worst 5 percent in crime and income levels

5. Memphis
Worst in crime level
Highest unemployment rate
Lowest percent of married people

6. Springfield
3rd worst in both educated residents and crime

7. McMinnville
2nd lowest in both income and education

8. Knoxville
3rd lowest in married people
10th least amount of sunny days

9. Sevierville
3rd lowest in home-ownership
6th lowest in education

10. Greeneville
Bottom 3 in both unemployment and amount of sunny days

Out of the 52 cities the website analyzed, Germantown in west Tennessee was found to be the happiest, with Brentwood following at No. 2 and Franklin at No. 4.

Spring Hill is No. 7, Mount Juliet is No. 12, and Nashville is ranked No. 34.

Click here to view the complete list including the data they found.

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