St. Louis tops “Happiest Cities” list based on Instagram pics

Posted on: 12:01 pm, December 5, 2013, by

(KTVI) – St. Louis is known for topping the top crime lists in the nation. But, it looks like things are not all that bad in town. People are posting happy pics to Instagram. Now, the Gateway to the West is at the top of the list of Jetpac’s Happiest Cities list based on a study of Instagram pics.

The Business Insider reports that a start-up named Jetpac has been analyzing millions of Instagram photos. They have discovered a lot of interesting information about life in the United States.

Jetpac has invented software to crunch a lot of data in Instagram photos. They looked at pictures of men, women and children and found out what they were doing in those photos. They looked at pictures of people smiling and laughing to come up with this list of the 20 happiest cities.

See more of JetPac’s information here.

Top 5 happiest cities:

  1. Saint Louis, MO
  2. Kansas City, MO
  3. Columbus, OH
  4. Indianapolis, IN
  5. Pittsburgh, PA

See the full list here: