One study finds that it can take a lot more money for happiness to hit peak in some metro areas. (Photo: Getty)

While money can’t buy happiness, where you live might make you happier on less money than you thought.

That’s according to a Gallup-Sharecare research project in conjunction with Time magazine, which finds that while more money does improve one’s likelihood of feeling happy up to a certain threshold, that threshold varied depending on the part of the country in which study subjects lived.

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