Massachusetts is the best state to live in, while Mississippi is the worst

While some people never leave the state, or the city, they grew up in, others venture to other parts of the country to settle down. So, how do you know you’re choosing the best state to live in? 

Well, while everyone may have their thoughts on what makes their state the best, WalletHub actually has the answer. The site has just come out with their list of the Best States to Live In, looking at the 50 states based on 51 key indicators of livability, breaking them down into five categories - affordability, economy, education and health, quality of life and safety.

With all that in mind, the site picks Massachusetts as the best state to live in with a score of 66.77 out of 100. Massachusetts ranks in the Top Five in several categories including economy, education and health, quality of life and safety, although it is quite pricey, landing at 43 for affordability.

Top Ten Best States To Live In

  1. Massachusetts
  2. Minnesota
  3. New Hampshire
  4. New Jersey
  5. Colorado
  6. Wisconsin
  7. Virginia
  8. Iowa
  9. Utah
  10. Idaho
  • As for the worst state to live in, that would be Mississippi, which scores a 38.67, and ranks dead last for education and health, and close to the bottom for quality of life and economy. It is pretty cheap though, landing at 10 for affordability.

to see where your state falls on the list.

Source:WalletHub

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