The Best and Worst States for Raising a Family in 2019

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

A recent WalletHub study scored and ranked U.S. states based on what they offer for families. For example, the 49 characteristics that the study considered include housing affordability, unemployment rate, median family salary and safety.

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

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