SETAUKET - Long Island may have high taxes and traffic, but a new survey finds it is also the happiest spot in the state.
The survey lists the "Ten Happiest Places in New York" and six of them are on Long Island.
Setauket and East Setauket is the fourth happiest place in the state, according to career website Zippia. Wantagh is fifth and North Hills is sixth. West Hills is eighth followed by North Merrick and Cold Spring Harbor.
The survey looked at the number of people with jobs, a good education, home ownership and "low cost of living."
Number one was Niskayuna in Schenectady.