America’s “Sadness Belt” Reveals Cluster of 10 Saddest U.S. States Melissa Hennessey March 14, 2013 News, United States 2 Comments Stretching in a slightly curved line from Ohio to Louisiana can be found the saddest 10 states in the union: Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma. Unhappiness Abounds © Arenamontanus There is only speculation at this time as to why the populations of these states are so displeased. The results of a recent study focus more on the delighted-to-disconsolate range of each state. Once each territory was color coded to reflect the results of the study, the outcome was very clear: there is a well defined ‘sadness belt’ in the lower mid-to-east region of The United State. 2 Responses Ted March 15, 2013 Can confirm, I am living in Oklahoma and am sad as fuck. Reply GS March 15, 2013 Ted, you must be a democrat- Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Let\'s Make Sure You\'re Human ... * one − = Comment Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.