Special Report

Best and Worst States to Raise a Family

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20. Hawaii
> WalletHub score: 51.37
> Top metric: Health & Safety (#2 best in the nation)
> Families: 316,206 — 9th lowest

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19. Montana
> WalletHub score: 51.61
> Top metric: Socio-economics (#6 best in the nation)
> Families: 269,009 — 8th lowest

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18. Maine
> WalletHub score: 51.72
> Top metric: Health & Safety (#4 best in the nation)
> Families: 342,894 — 10th lowest

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17. Virginia
> WalletHub score: 51.75
> Top metric: Health & Safety (#13 best in the nation)
> Families: 2,094,763 — 12th highest

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16. Illinois
> WalletHub score: 53.13
> Top metric: Family Fun (#3 best in the nation)
> Families: 3,059,067 — 6th highest