https://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-to-raise-a-family/31065/

MA 6th Best State to Raise a Family

Massachusetts is 2017’s 6th Best State to Raise a Family according to Wallet Hub.

In order to determine the best states in which to put down family roots, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia based on 40 key indicators of family-friendliness. Our data set ranges from “median family salary” to “housing affordability” to “unemployment rate.”

Raising a Family in Massachusetts (1=Best; 25=Avg.):

  • 18th – % of Families with Kids
  • 3rd – Infant Mortality Rate
  • 24th – Median Family Salary (Adjusted for Cost of Living)
  • 11th – % of Families Below Poverty Level
  • 23rd – Unemployment Rate
  • 13th – Divorce Rate
  • 26th – % of Two-Parent Families

For the full report, please visit here.

https://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-to-raise-a-family/31065/

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