Columbia Named #7 in 2023’s Happiest Cities in America

Columbia, Maryland is once again ranked by WalletHub as one of the happiest places to live in America. Columbia is currently ranked #7 out of 182 cities in the United States.

The study compared 30 key indicators of happiness, ranging from the depression rate to the income-growth rate to average leisure time spent per day. Columbia ranked #3 overall in the category that measures emotional and physical well-being, and #28 for its community and environment. Downtown Columbia is a great place to live, work, and play.

WalletHub also ranks Downtown Columbia as #21 Best U.S. City for Jobs, Safest City in America, and Best Place to Live.

Learn more about living in Downtown Columbia and at Merriweather District.