Ranking of the best U.S. states to live in as of 2012

United States - the ten best states to live in as of 2012 (index score)*

by Statista Research Department, last edited Aug 7, 2012
Ranking of the best U.S. states to live in as of 2012 This statistic shows a ranking of the best U.S. federal states to live in, according to selected metrics and based on a survey among more than 530,000 Americans. The survey was conducted between January 2011 and June 2012. The findings are presented as index scores composed of the scores regarding various parameters*. According to this index, Utah is the city with the highest liveability and life quality, as it scored 7.5 points.
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United States - the ten best states to live in as of 2012 (index score)*

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Average rank across 13 metrics (index score)*
Utah7.5
Minnesota10.5
Colorado12.8
Nebraska13.7
North Dakota14.5
Virginia16.8
Hawaii17.5
Iowa17.5
South Dakota18.1
Maryland18.5
Average rank across 13 metrics (index score)*
Utah7.5
Minnesota10.5
Colorado12.8
Nebraska13.7
North Dakota14.5
Virginia16.8
Hawaii17.5
Iowa17.5
South Dakota18.1
Maryland18.5
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Aug 7, 2012
This statistic shows a ranking of the best U.S. federal states to live in, according to selected metrics and based on a survey among more than 530,000 Americans. The survey was conducted between January 2011 and June 2012. The findings are presented as index scores composed of the scores regarding various parameters*. According to this index, Utah is the city with the highest liveability and life quality, as it scored 7.5 points.
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