USNews released its ratings of the individual states along a number of “natural and social” factors this last week. While the overall ranking is important (Iowa at #1), what a lot of people are paying attention to is the “quality of life” rating.
Ranked #1 in this area is North Dakota, followed by #2 Minnesota and #3 Wisconsin. the finding makes perfect sense to me. It’s what we tell ourselves in March and April (and sometimes June) when is snows, “Sure, we’ve got winter for half the year, but it’s the quality of life we really enjoy here. Don’t ya know, ah.”
At the bottom of the list, #50 California, #49 New Jersey, #48 Indiana. More
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Note: The chart is interactive. Simply click on a heading to see how the states measures up in that particular category.