Best U.S. States to Live In
The Top Ten
I love California because we live in our bubble away from the rest of the country's problems (racial tension). It's a beautiful place to live from our geography to our culture. There is always something fun to do in Los Angeles; you can go to the beach, go on a hike, go to Disneyland, go downtown, etc. Of course, there are some problems here, but what state doesn't have problems. Some bad things include traffic, pollution, extreme wealth inequality, homelessness, etc. I think that the pros outnumber the cons. California in general is a lot like how BoJack Horseman describes New York, it's a great place to visit if you're extremely wealthy.
I was born in California and lived there for 6 years after moving to Texas. California is a beautiful and great state, but it's WAY overpopulated and has so much traffic. I wouldn't want to live there again.
Los Angeles is so phoney, San Francisco is becoming a yuppie city, otherwise it's a fun state to live in.
I have been living in California my whole life, I honestly hate it here. - LeoNickyLilyV 1 Comment
Beautiful, but too far away and too expensive. Also a tourist trap.
Was born in North carolina, currently reside there, I've been to the line star state several times, and I can tell you, it's the best state in the union...With cities like Austin (fast growing and robust) and big players like San antonio, dallas, and Houston
I was born in California, lived there until I was six and moved to The Lone Star state. After 7 years I'm a die hard Texan and would never move away from the best state in America.V 2 Comments
Florida as a travel destination (in the fall or winter)? Great! To live? OH HELL NO! Humidity and storms, worst education system, worst people (rednecks and old people), flat, lots of crime and poverty...who would want to live here?
Best state to retire in, but not to live in when you are in your mid 20s and plus, it depends where in Florida. - Diamondmaster
A state where Donald Trump won. Says all about the majority of people here.
I can never live here because my fear of hurricanes.
Washington is a great state for young people who don't mind about weather. This is a very productive state with enough attractions to make it fun, but not super fun. However since Iv'e been living here for a while, I do plan to move somewhere with better weather. Perhaps Florida. Like I said its meant for young people and older folks or people that don't want rain forever should move later on.
Washington is beautiful!
I live in Washington and it is so beautiful
Yeah, this stateV 1 Comment
The economy here is good. I love our current mayor (well, he's republican, so what do you expect? )
Pennsylvania is good state that has no natural disasters.no crime no bad stuff about Pennsylvania.only thing it is really cold.i lived here over 10 years and one year we had a really bad snow storm,but Pennsylvania should be at least second
I grew up there and it's a beautiful state and helps kids explore nature.
I love New Hampshire so much. It's so beautiful and safe
Well, Massachusetts is wonderful, especially Boston. Just a few thing bothers me and one of those things is the cold. It is freezing whenever it gets cold and there is so much snow. I love the heat in Massachusetts though whenever it is hot and the scenery is beautiful. There are also many stores in Boston or on Newbury Street like Newbury Comics and some clothes stores and also cupcake stores. It is wonderful living in Massachusetts! - cadencr22
Georgia has inexpensive property, good education, nice geography, and has some pretty sweet vacation spots.
Georgia has all the different areas people like to live in such as big cities and country just a few miles away. It's got many attractions such as six flags over Georgia.It has low house cost and residents have great hospitality
Should be higher nice small country feel good people what else can you ask for - donovanthorn
Iowa is small, but holy cow the people are awesome. My buddy just moved up there and I spent a week checking out Des Moines. Surprisingly there is a lot to do all the time, lots of places to shop, and the people are really laid back and easy going. Twice we went to a local store and got invited to go party being new in town. Got to hang out with some really cool and fun folks. My buddy's neighborhood has no fences so all the kids run around like it was as safe as it was in 1950. Folks are very active and will sit out in their drive ways and drink beer while the kids play in the street. They sell hard liquor on displays at Walmart! Great place!
It reminds me of my dog and I love my dog
It is awesome
It is a great stayeV 2 Comments
I know I move a lot, I'm moving to Maine and it's beautiful, I love it - Swiftdawn
Yeah because after when I leave college, I will move to NYC
It truly is a great place to live, mild winters and summers. People are friendly, I live in the southern part of the state with the ocean 2 hrs away and beautiful rivers with good fishing.
Beautiful coastline, most of the locals are quite friendly and nice, wonderful attractions and landscapes, great place to start a life! - evan_a_harvey
The landscape is just amazing. This T.V. show (forgot the name of it) is a 1-2 hour complication of the landscape. I got comfortable and watched the whole thing. The beaches are.. fun, I enjoyed it a lot, especially rock away beach. If you have family here, and looking for great people, great communities and beautiful landscape, Oregon is for you.
There is no way in the world we should be behind Wisconsin or Michigan, as people are moving to the Twin Cities from those places. And you'd seriously rather live in Louisiana or West Virginia? Minnesota should be way higher. The cities have pro sports, great theater and night life, well maintained parks and lakes, the summers and falls here are beautiful. The winter can be harsh but it's been getting warmer every year. We don't get the Hurricanes, rockslides, earthquakes, and natural disasters others get, just a tornado every now and then. Minnesota belongs in the top ten, really.
Let me go through some of the things about this state: Last 5 years it's been ranked top 2 for most literate states in the US, it is one of the healthiest states one that has one of he best education systems in the states, it's got the best hospital in he US, it's one of the most active, it has a low crime rate, ranked one of the best places to have a family, beautiful north country, and only around 5 million people.
The only thing bad about my state is the flag (which is very boring and also a bit racist). Minnesota had the highest S.A.T score in the USA in 2007 & has the 2nd highest life expectancy in the USA (after Hawaii, which anyone would assume would be #1).
Only one explanation.
Eagles Fans. - Redmond
Undoubtedly the most underrated. This state is extremely nice, respectful and hard working
Nebraska is republican state and peaceful state a really good quiet state
A really nice, peaceful state. Kind of bare though.
Rhode Island is not a place to retire. The taxes are high. The Governor tried to lower the taxes on retirees but only if you are 65 years old or older. If you retired younger you have to pay the high tax rate. This is why we are looking to move to a state who are friendlier to retirees. Also the State is not business friendly. High taxes and fees. Most states surrounding
Rhode Island has the worst infrastructure and the taxes are exorbitant.
Who likes this state I only like Iowa
It is a piece of crap
It is a piece of crap
AmazingV 3 Comments
It's absolutely great - Swiftdawn
Alaska is an amazing state with a lot of scenery and beautiful national parks. It can get cold, and it is sparsely populated, but Anchorage and Fairbanks are amazing cities with great business opportunities. Alaska is the adventurer's dream.
After traveling to 46 states and living in 12, I can say that Colorado deserves to be much higher than this on the list
How is this 31, is bad to be 5 or higher (top 5
Very good place to live.
Asheville is a beautiful city - LizardKing99
I live in southern Louisiana and I absolutely LOVE IT HERE
Jersey is one of the three wealthiest states. It has superior education. North Jersey is close to New York City. How bad could that be? South Jersey in near Philadelphia. That's not too shabby either. Not to mention that Jersey has beautiful suburban towns. Why do so many celebrities live in Bergen county? Then, there's the Jersey Shore! It extends from Sandy Hook to Cape May. Yep, Jersey's the greatest. There's no doubt about that! The people that mock it are just either jealous or morons!
And don't forget NM!
Great music scene in Michigan. Started great in the sixties and never stopped since.
First off Michigan should be in top 15 they have no natural disasters, it only gets cold here. Also we basically started car production. We have the Great Lakes and sleeping bear dunes which are beautiful. Plus Eminem,Anthony Kiedis, and floyed mayweather are from here
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