Poll Shows Rural Residents More Satisfied With Life

7/16/11 – Want to be satisfied with your life? Move to the country. The latest Badger Poll from the University of Wisconsin-Madison shows rural state residents more satisfied with the way things are going than people living in urban and suburban locations. The latest polling shows 32 percent of urban residents are satisfied with the way things are going in Wisconsin, while 38 percent of rural residents say they are satisfied. A majority of all of those polled said they think rural residents get less than their fair share of state resources. Only 21 percent think urban areas are at a disadvantage.