Special Report

Best and Worst States to Raise a Family

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15. Colorado
> WalletHub score: 53.41
> Top metric: Family Fun (#7 best in the nation)
> Families: 1,421,844 — 21st highest

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14. Wisconsin
> WalletHub score: 54.44
> Top metric: Socio-economics (#14 best in the nation)
> Families: 1,470,116 — 19th highest

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13. South Dakota
> WalletHub score: 55.17
> Top metric: Socio-economics (#7 best in the nation)
> Families: 223,964 — 5th lowest

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12. Iowa
> WalletHub score: 55.37
> Top metric: Health & Safety (#8 best in the nation)
> Families: 808,802 — 21st lowest

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11. Nebraska
> WalletHub score: 55.47
> Top metric: Health & Safety (#9 best in the nation)
> Families: 493,013 — 14th lowest