Did You Know Naples, Florida Was Ranked the Happiest Town?
Miles of white sandy beaches, unlimited rays of sunshine, cool ocean breezes, and clear blue waters is the definition of paradise – all of which can be found right here in Naples, Florida. Tourists flock to Naples, Florida because of our beaches and relaxed environment – we are Florida’s paradise coast. Tourism plays an important role in supporting our local economy here and is a major contributing factor as to why we were ranked #1 for being the Happiest Town in The Country. If tourists keep coming back for more, there’s a reason why we are permanent residents in our little slice of paradise.
Recently Naples, Florida was ranked “The Happiest Town in the Country” in 2016 by the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Survey. According to the survey, Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, Florida is the nation’s highest ranked community for it’s well-being. We find this to be true for many reasons and we aren’t biased just because we are full-time residents. The Gallup report states that the elements that make up the well-being of the Naples, Florida community are:
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“The research shows that the high well-being relates to key outcomes such as: lower rates of healthcare utilization, lower workplace absenteeism and better workplace performance, change in obesity status and onset disease burden.” Naples residents, tourists, and businesses alike all play a vital role in the well-being of our community. Aside from well-being making Naples, Florida the happiest town in the nation, we believe that Naples, Florida is also home to a thriving business community which makes our community that much more attractive.
Atilus: What Makes Naples, FL the Happiest Town?
Atilus has been extremely successful in the past 10 years and the well-being of the company has prospered, many thanks to our clients, partners, and team members. Although, our primary office is not located in Naples, FL we are extremely close in proximity and find Naples to be one of the best towns in Southwest Florida! I thought it would be a clever idea to ask the Atilus team on what makes Naples, FL the happiest town, in their own opinion:
Kristen: “I love living in Naples/SWFL because everyone is so laid-back and we get to experience the “vacation” attitudes year-round.”
Skye: “I love the Naples lifestyle, it’s laid-back but there is still a strong sense of community and shared interests.”
Jennifer: “We are surrounded by mother nature here in Southwest Florida. Naples, Florida is a peaceful environment to work, play, and live.”
Zach: “I love spending time at the beaches. Clam pass is really beautiful.”
Harry: “Naples, Florida gives me a sense of belonging and to be a part of a community that continues to get better every day.”
Bryan: “Naples, Florida was ranked “Happiest Town” because of the lifestyle, environment, and overall business community.”
Sammi: “Naples, Florida is full of adventures!”
Ryan: “The weather, the beaches, and the food are the reasons why I love Naples.”
Now, we’d love to hear from you! In your opinion, what makes Naples, FL the happiest town? Please comment below.