|Poll: W. Va. Town Worst for Well-Being|
|Katie Moisse (@katiemoisse)||Mar 30, 2013, 7:01 AM|
Charleston, W.V. ranks last for well-being. (Image credit: Getty Images)
The city scored a meager 60.8 points on the pollster's well-being index - a 100-point scale measuring physical and emotional health, work environment and access to basic necessities.
The nearby Huntington-Ashland metropolitan area scored 61.2, landing in the bottom two for the third year in a row.
Mobile, Ala., Utica-Rome, N.Y., Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, N.C., and Fort Smith, Ark.-Okla., round out the roster of frequent bottom dwellers.
Topping the list was Lincoln, Neb., which scored 72.8, landing in the top 20 cities for the third year in a row. Honolulu came in first for emotional health, and Charlottesville, Va., ranked No. 1 for physical health, according to the poll.
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