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Study ranks MN as 2nd best state to raise a family

Study ranks MN as 2nd best state to raise a family”

A new study by WalletHub ranks Minnesota and North Dakota among the top five states in the country to raise a family.

Minnesota ranked second overall, just behind MA, while Wisconsin took sixth place and Iowa came in eighth.

The last two states in the study were MS at 49th and New Mexico at 50th.

MA tops the list, with New Hampshire third and Vermont fifth.

MA ranked sixth in family fun, fourth in health and safety, ninth in education and child care, eighth in affordability and sixteenth in socioeconimics.

Rounding out the top ten are Wisconsin, New York, Iowa, Nebraska and California.

MA ranked sixth in "family fun", fourth in "health and safety", ninth in "education and child care", eighth in "affordability", and 16th in "socio-economics".

The survey also ranked states on the basis of most and fewest families with young children. However Louisiana, Tennessee, Nevada, New Mexico and Alaska ranked high on the Most violent crimes per capita index.

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