Best U.S. States to Live In

The Contenders: Page 2

21 Rhode Island Rhode Island Rhode Island, officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the United States.

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.

22 Oklahoma Oklahoma
23 Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.

Who likes this state I only like Iowa

It is a piece of crap

It is a piece of crap


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24 Indiana Indiana
25 Ohio Ohio Ohio is a state in the midwestern region of the United States. Ohio is the 34th largest by area, the 7th most populous, and the 10th most densely populated of the 50 United States.
26 Illinois Illinois Illinois is a state in the midwestern region of the United States. It is the 5th most populous state and 25th largest state in terms of land area, and is often noted as a microcosm of the entire country.
27 Alaska Alaska Alaska is a U.S. state situated in the northwest extremity of the Americas. The Canadian administrative divisions of British Columbia and Yukon border the state to the east; it has a maritime border with Russia to the west across the Bering Strait.

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.

28 Virginia Virginia Virginia, officially the Commonwealth of Virginia, is a state located in the South Atlantic region of the United States.
29 Colorado Colorado Colorado is a state in the United States encompassing most of the Southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains.

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

30 Tennessee Tennessee Tennessee is a state located in the southeastern United States. Tennessee is the 36th largest and the 17th most populous of the 50 United States.
31 North Carolina North Carolina North Carolina is a state in the southeastern region of the United States. The state borders South Carolina and Georgia to the south, Tennessee to the west, Virginia to the north, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east.

Very good place to live.

Asheville is a beautiful city - LizardKing99

32 Louisiana Louisiana

I live in southern Louisiana and I absolutely LOVE IT HERE

33 Missouri Missouri Missouri is a state located in the Midwestern United States. It is the 21st most extensive, and the 18th most populous of the fifty states.
34 Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.
35 West Virginia West Virginia
36 New Jersey New Jersey New Jersey is a state in the northeastern and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. It is bordered on the north and east by New York, on the southeast and south by the Atlantic Ocean, on the west by Pennsylvania, and on the southwest by Delaware.

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!

37 New Mexico New Mexico

And don't forget NM!

38 Michigan Michigan

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

39 Montana Montana Montana is a state in the Western region of the United States. The state's name is derived from the Spanish word montaƱa.
40 Alabama Alabama Alabama is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west.
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