Special Report

Best and Worst States to Raise a Family

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35. Indiana
> WalletHub score: 44.23
> Top metric: Affordability (#9 best in the nation)
> Families: 1,639,230 — 17th highest

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34. Idaho
> WalletHub score: 44.53
> Top metric: Socio-economics (#9 best in the nation)
> Families: 448,979 — 12th lowest

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33. Alaska
> WalletHub score: 44.86
> Top metric: Family Fun (#17 best in the nation)
> Families: 163,134 — 3rd lowest

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32. Delaware
> WalletHub score: 45.17
> Top metric: Education & Child Care (#20 best in the nation)
> Families: 242,584 — 6th lowest

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31. Michigan
> WalletHub score: 45.23
> Top metric: Affordability (#8 best in the nation)
> Families: 2,496,550 — 10th highest