Special Report

Best and Worst States to Raise a Family

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30. Ohio
> WalletHub score: 45.71
> Top metric: Affordability (#13 best in the nation)
> Families: 2,942,581 — 7th highest

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29. Kansas
> WalletHub score: 46.43
> Top metric: Socio-economics (#11 best in the nation)
> Families: 733,489 — 18th lowest

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28. Texas
> WalletHub score: 46.91
> Top metric: Family Fun (#5 best in the nation)
> Families: 6,857,641 — 2nd highest

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27. Missouri
> WalletHub score: 48.86
> Top metric: Socio-economics (#17 best in the nation)
> Families: 1,546,045 — 18th highest

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26. Wyoming
> WalletHub score: 49.08
> Top metric: Socio-economics (#13 best in the nation)
> Families: 152,859 — the lowest