Residents of New Jersey have plenty to be happy about. We have beautiful beaches, stunning state parks, fantastic fall foliage, and so much more!

There are also certain things that New Jerseyans are less happy about, like traffic and taxes. Still, we’re among the happier half of the nation, though just barely. According to a 2013 well-being survey by Gallup-Healthways, New Jersey is the 23rd happiest state in the country. Some areas of our state seem to know the secret to happiness, however. The National Bureau of Economic Research determined that Middlesex, Somerset and Hunterdon counties were among the top 10 happiest metropolitan areas in the USA.

Succasunna is a lovely community in Roxbury Township with about 10,000 residents. The cost of living is a bit higher than average, but so is the median income. Succasunna is the site of the world’s first electronic switching public telephone exchange.

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