CT Among Nation's Best States to Raise a Family

7 Jan 2020

Connecticut is a top ten state to raise a family, a recent analysis has found. The state ranks 9th, and is one of four New England states earning a place in the top ten. Massachusetts ranked number two, Vermont was fourth and New Hampshire was fifth. Rhode Island was 14th and Maine was 18th. The leading state was Minnesota.

The financial website WalletHub compared the 50 states across 50 key indicators of family-friendliness. The data included ranges from median family salary to housing affordability to unemployment rate, divided into four categories:  Health & Safety, Education & Child Care, Affordability and Family Fun.

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