Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Our state is near the top of a list that is not very flattering.
According to the Bloomberg network, our state is the fourth most miserable state in the country.
They used "the misery index," which is a method of measuring the level of happiness or sadness in a state.
They came up with the list by using 13 data points including income, inequality, air pollution, and underemployment.
Coming in at number one is Mississippi followed by Alabama, Louisiana and Arkansas rounds out the top five.
Minnesota tops the least of least-miserable states, followed by New Hampshire, North Dakota, Vermont and Massachusetts.