Florida Ranked #10 in the United States

Lorea Thomson
Posted by Lorea Thomson
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If you happen to be looking for an exceptional place to raise a family consider Southeast Florida. The area is filled with top-rated public-school districts combined with a myriad of organized recreational activities and sports ensuring children can stay active and engaged year-round. Florida’s southeast coast is home to the nation’s most sought-after beaches and nature preserves, which are visited by residents and vacationers year-round due to the region’s mild climate.

Residents already knew that this is one of the best states to live in and now U.S. News & World Report has confirmed it! Florida ranked #10 in U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of best states in the country. It also ranks among the top five states in education and among the top 10 states in the economy and fiscal stability categories.

States were ranked in 71 metrics across eight main categories:

-        Health care                                         - Opportunities

-        Education                                            - Fiscal Stability

-        Economics                                          - Crime

-        Infrastructure                                    - Natural Environment  

Health care and education were weighted most heavily in the survey. The great state of Florida ranked 25th in health care, 3rd in education, 8th for the economy, 20th for infrastructure, 33rd for the opportunity, 8th for fiscal stability, 26th for crime, and 18th for the natural environment. 



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