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Cape Cod Community Ranked Among Happiest, Healthiest Places In America

BARNSTABLE (CBS) – Life is good on the Cape, according to a new survey.

In a new Gallup-Healthways ranking of American communities with the highest well-being, Barnstable comes in at No. 2.

The Cape Cod city comes in just behind Naples, Florida. Rounding out the top 5 are Santa Cruz, California; Honolulu, Hawaii; and Charlottesville, Virginia.

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The well-being index is made up of five different factors: purpose, social, financial, community and physical. Barnstable scored especially high in the physical and social category.

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Boston is 58th in the ranking.

Gallup looked at 189 communities and conducted over 350,000 telephone interviews to come up with the ranking.

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