Blake Snow

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And the best United State to live in is…

New Hampshire? That’s what State Master says, after ranking each state’s quality of life. And of course, paying no mind to where your friends, family, and specific job-related opportunities are (you know: location, location, location).

Rank State
# 1 New Hampshire
# 2 Minnesota
# 3 Vermont
# 4 Wyoming
# 5 Virginia
# 6 Iowa
# 7 Massachusetts
# 8 New Jersey
# 9 South Dakota
# 10 Nebraska
# 11 North Dakota
# 12 Maryland
# 13 Wisconsin
# 14 Connecticut
# 15 Maine
# 16 Colorado
# 17 Delaware
# 18 Idaho (Where I was born)
# 19 Utah (Where I live)
# 20 Kansas
# 21 Indiana
# 22 Missouri
# 23 Rhode Island
# 24 Montana
# 25 Washington
# 26 Hawaii
# 27 Alaska
# 28 Michigan
# 29 Nevada
# 30 New York
# 31 Illinois
= 32 Ohio
= 32 Pennsylvania
# 34 Oregon
# 35 California
# 36 Arizona
# 37 Florida
# 38 Georgia (where I spent my formative years)
# 39 Alabama
# 40 North Carolina
# 41 Kentucky
# 42 New Mexico
# 43 Oklahoma (where I spent my childhood)
# 44 South Carolina
# 45 Texas
# 46 West Virginia
# 47 Tennessee
# 48 Arkansas
# 49 Louisiana
# 50 Mississippi