The 10 Best and 10 Worst States for Raising a Family in 2020

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We all want what’s best for our families. When deciding where to live, many of us look for amenities, safety, good schools and plenty of wholesome activities.

A 2020 WalletHub study scores and ranks U.S. states based on what they offer families. The study looked at 50 characteristics of “family-friendliness,” including housing affordability, unemployment rate, median family salary, health and safety.

If you’re trying to figure out where to move — or avoid — based on what would be good for your family, consider the following best and worst states.

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