Florida Ranked in Top Ten Best States

Lorea Thomson
Posted by Lorea Thomson
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Residents of Florida already know that the Sunshine State is one of the best states to live in and now it has been confirmed by U.S. News & World Report!  Florida ranked No. 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. As a Florida resident, it is hard to believe that the beaches of Jupiter, nightlife in South Beach, and infamous Worth Avenue in Palm Beach, that Florida did not rank higher in the standings.

States were ranked in 71 metrics across eight main categories:

-        Health care

-        Education

-        Economics

-        Infrastructure

-        Opportunities

-        Fiscal stability

-        Crime and corrections

-        Natural environment.

Health care and education weighted most heavily in the survey, according to the report. Florida also ranked 25th in health care, third in education, eighth for the economy, 20th for infrastructure, 33rd for opportunity, eighth for fiscal stability, 26th for crime and corrections, and 18th for the natural environment. 



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