Despite of its potholes and orange zones, Quebec has been consistently ranked Canada's happiest province!\nIf ever you're considering moving somewhere else in the province, it'll do you some good to check out this list!.\nKeep reading to find out more about some of the happiest cities and towns in our Belle Province below!\nVisit MTLBlog for more headlines.\nThe happiest province in Canada is Quebec according to not one, but two separate research studies. La Belle Province, with all its potholes and problematic politicians, outranks all other provinces in many important factors such as personal well-being, home affordability, and sense of community. 74% of Quebecers reported feeling happy compared to only 67% of Canadians. In fact, if Quebec was an independent nation, it would rank 2nd in the world for overall happiness.\nQuebecers lead the charge in almost all happiness categories according to a Gandalf Group study conducted for the Globe and Mail in 2019. The study revealed some surprising figures about the reality of life in Quebec.\n76% of Quebecers are satisfied with their mental health compared to only 67% in the rest of Canada. 65% in Quebec have great relations with their neighbours compared to only 52% of Canadians. Experts point to our province's excellent social support system and to our legendary work-life balance as primary reasons for such high levels of happiness. There's also a heightened sense of community and culture thanks to the French language and increasing diversity.\nThough it might not always feel like it, we're blessed to live in the happiest province in the country! Here are some of the happiest cities that you can live within it.\nThe following information on the happiest cities in Quebec is sourced from a 2019 peer-reviewed UBC Economics and McGill University study on happiness in Canadian cities, Expedia.ca, and Macleans.ca.\nSaguenay\nAverage rent: $400-$600/month (1 bedroom apartment)\nAverage salary: $55,000/year\nView this post on Instagram Saguenay, une ville à proximité de la nature.... #saguenay #saguenaylacstjean #urbain #urban #ville #city #chicoutimi #centreville #downtown #riviere #paysage #wow 📸Paul Cimon A post shared by Saguenay (@saguenay_une_ville_un_fjord) on May 22, 2018 at 10:27am PDT\nSaguenay is a perfect small-ish town that has enough of an urban vibe to make you feel connected but is surrounded by a huge nature reserve so you're always a step away from adventure. It's still super affordable to live in Saguenay and nature lovers will be in absolute paradise.\nTrois-Rivières\nAverage rent: $400-$500/month (1 bedroom apartment)\nAverage salary: $61,000/year\nView this post on Instagram Bluenose II avant son départ ce matin au port de Trois-Rivières . . #mauricie #tourismemauricie #tourismetroisrivieres #boquebec #natureaddicts #exploreeverything #landscape_capture #instanature_canada #OurPlanetDay #naturelover #explorecanada #explorequebec #TResriveraine #wildernessculture #enjoycanada #findyourselfoutside #bluenoseii #freshairandfreedom #menofoutdoors #tourcanada #quebecenphotos #focussurlamauricie #bestofquebec #stlawrenceriver #fleuvesaintlaurent #tourismetr #bestofquebec #cheznousauquebec #tres3r #trifluvien A post shared by Tigerr_pic (@tigerr_pic) on Jun 22, 2019 at 4:22am PDT\nTrois-Rivières is a historic city on the banks of the Saint-Lawrence River that was settled in 1643. Recently, the city has seen an urban boom and slowly becoming a popular tourist destination. Like Quebec City, Trois-Rivières has that old world charm that's still super affordable and with plenty of modern amenities.\nVille Cap-Chat\nAverage single-family home price: between $80,000-$250,000\nAverage salary: $46,511/year\nView this post on Instagram Our pups enjoying a Gaspésienne beach walk #tb #husky #pomeranian #bestfriends #mansbestfriend 📷 @lokus_bijoux ♥️ A post shared by ⛵️Joel & Nadia 🇨🇦 (@sailing_gypsysirena) on Nov 20, 2019 at 2:21pm PST\nThis small town in the Gaspé peninsula takes its name from being vaguely cat-shaped and we think that's totally adorable. The town is primarily known for its huge wind farm which features the world's tallest wind turbine. Lovers of sea-side small towns and Atlantic sea breezes will feel right at home in Cap-Chat.\nLa Tuque\nAverage single-family home price: $119,900\nAverage salary: $49,280/year\nView this post on Instagram A post shared by Ansar Arcos (@danmarinorules13) on Oct 6, 2017 at 10:54am PDT\nExplorers had a knack at naming things after what the land looks like. In La Tuque's case, that's a mountain that looks like a tuque. Though it has a relatively small urban area, the surrounding municipality is the largest in Canada. La Tuque is famous for its large paper mill and major hydroelectric plant along with woods and rivers full of prime game and camping spots.\nVictoriaville\nAverage single-family home price: $179,900\nAverage salary: $58,000/year\nPosted by Ville de Victoriaville on Wednesday, September 25, 2019\nVictoriaville is famous for being a major producer of wood products like hockey sticks and furniture and was where former Prime Minister Sir Wilfred Laurier would spend his summers. Recent investments, including two shopping malls, a small airport, and a large dairy factory, have reinvigorated the sleepy town and it's now slowly becoming a go-to spot for families in the province.\nQuebec City\nAverage rent: $600-$900/month (1 bedroom apartment)\nAverage salary: $45,825/year\nView this post on Instagram Québec, canada 🇨🇦🍂🍁❤ 🇨🇦 #winnipeg #thornhill #forextrader #alberta #niagarafalls #fallvibes #vancouver #quebec #quebecregion #quebeccity #canada #canada_gram #canada_photolovers #canada🍁 #canadatravel #canadasworld #quebecity #tourismequebec #villedequebec #quebecoise #quebecshot #quebeclife #quebecenphotos #quebecphotography #narcityquebec #canada_true #canada_pic #canada150🇨🇦 #slimecanada #canadaslondon A post shared by i n f i n i t y ∞ (@infinitious_) on Nov 26, 2019 at 6:12pm PST\nWe all know it and love it and might've even visited Quebec City on a school field trip. One of Canada's oldest cities is also one of its happiest, with many residents there claiming affordable housing options and an enriched culture as their top reasons for staying.\nKeep on smiling, Quebec!