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MAP MONDAY: 2021’s Best & Worst States to Raise a Family

Where do you think Georgia ranks?

Choosing a place to call home can be one the most difficult decision a family makes. Weighing pros and cons, deciding the value of tradeoffs, and prioritizing what needs a family must meet all factor in to where people ultimately opt to land.

Personal financial website WalletHub recently compared the 50 states across 52 key indicators of family-friendliness, including the median annual family income to housing affordability to the unemployment rate.

So which states ranked best and worst to raise a family?

We take a look in this week’s Map Monday.


Source: WalletHub
The best and worst states to raise a family are as follows:
What about the Peach State?
Georgia ranked 40th in the nation for the best states to raise a family with a total score of 39.90. Georgia’s other scores came in at:
  • No. 26 for Family Fun
  • No. 33 for Health & Safety
  • No. 40for Education & Child Care
  • No. 38 for Affordability
  • No. 40 for Socio-economics
artwork 2021 best worst states for families
You can read more on the study as well as on the methodology here.

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