Special Report

Best and Worst States to Raise a Family

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10. Utah
> WalletHub score: 55.48
> Top metric: Socio-economics (#2 best in the nation)
> Families: 760,968 — 20th lowest

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9. Connecticut
> WalletHub score: 55.86
> Top metric: Affordability (#2 best in the nation)
> Families: 885,911 — 22nd lowest

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8. Washington
> WalletHub score: 58.46
> Top metric: Affordability (#4 best in the nation)
> Families: 1,882,896 — 13th highest

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7. New Jersey
> WalletHub score: 58.76
> Top metric: Education & Child Care (#1 best in the nation)
> Families: 2,241,555 — 11th highest

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6. New Hampshire
> WalletHub score: 58.85
> Top metric: Health & Safety (#3 best in the nation)
> Families: 346,413 — 11th lowest