Report: Illinois 16th best state to raise a family

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(WALLETHUB) – The personal-finance website WalletHub on Monday released its report on 2022’s Best & Worst States to Raise a Family, as well as accompanying videos and expert commentary.

WalletHub compared the 50 states across 51 key indicators of family-friendliness. The data set ranges from the median annual family income to housing affordability to the unemployment rate.

According to the data, Massachusetts was ranked the number one state to raise a family, and the worst state was Mississippi. In the Tri-State, Illinois ranked highest at 16th place. Indiana was ranked 33, and Kentucky was near the bottom of the list at 38.

Source: WalletHub

To read the full report, click here.

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