Miami ranked No. 2 in "most optimistic" survey


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By People Page Staff

Happy days are here again. Despite the wacky weird stuff that goes on, most residents are feeling sunny about life. The 2012 Aflac WorkForces Report revealed that Tampa-St. Petersburg, Fla. is the most optimistic U.S. city with 37 percent of respondents claiming the term “optimistic” describes them as “extremely well.” The 2012 Aflac WorkForces Report “Top 10 Most Optimistic Cities” are:

1. Tampa-St. Petersburg, Fla.

2. Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

3. Boston, Mass.

4. Atlanta, Ga.

5. Los Angeles, Calif.

6. Orlando-Daytona Beach, Fla.

7. Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto, Calif.

8. Baltimore, M.D.

9. St. Louis, Mo.

10. Detroit, Mich.

The list’s bottom five cities ranking least optimistic include: Hartford-New Haven, Conn.; Portland, Ore.; Pittsburgh, Penn.; Nashville, Tenn.; and Indianapolis, Ind.

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