Summary of “How Happy Are You? A Census Wants to Know”

The article is about giving surveys to residents in Somerville, massachusetts asking them how happy they are on a scale of one to ten. About more than 7,500 people have done the survey. One man gave himself six out of ten based on how happy he is. he said “I would like to be three inches taller and speak Quechua fluently.” There were other questions asked like “should we build more park or highway? Should workers get longer coffee breaks or more vacation days?” these questioned were asked if it would make the residents happier.

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