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Idaho ranks #4 on Best States to Live in ranking

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Idaho ranked #4 on the overall WalletHub Top States to Live in list, while Washington ranked #4 for its economy and #9 for quality of life. 

WalletHub | Adam McCann

Deciding on a place to call home can be a tough process. You’ll need to balance things like the cost of living with job opportunities, quality of education and safety. Personal preference also comes into the equation, as you’ll want to live somewhere with the types of attractions, recreational opportunities and weather that suit you. Luckily, there’s 50 states to choose from, from frigid Alaska to sunny Florida. Each has its own benefits and drawbacks.

If you do the math, some states clearly outshine others in various categories. To find out the best states to live in, WalletHub compared the 50 states based on 52 key indicators of livability. They range from housing costs and income growth to education rate and quality of hospitals.

Find the entire list online here: 2022’s Best States to Live in

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