The debate over which state is the best can stop now because a new report from "U.S. News & World Report" seems to have the answer.
The magazine evaluated all 50 states on a range of factors including education, healthcare, infrastructure, quality of life, economy, and more and determined that Iowa is the state that best serves their citizens. Iowa comes out on top for infrastructure and also lands in the top three for healthcare. It also ranks high for opportunity, which includes metrics like education and income inequality.
- North Dakota
- New Hampshire
As for the other specific categories, Hawaii ranks highest for healthcare, while Massachusetts, last year’s overall number one, is tops for education, Colorado is number one for economy, New Hampshire takes the top spot for opportunity and North Dakota is number one for quality of life.
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