Best and Worst Run States in America — An Analysis Of All 50
Where Does Your State Rank?
By Dell Hill
If you live in Wyoming, life is pretty good. Wyoming is ranked #1 on the Best and Worst Run States In America by Wallst.com.
Here’s the report on Wyoming:
State debt per capita: $2,452 (18th lowest)
Pct. without health insurance: 14.9% (21st highest)
Pct. below poverty line: 10.3% (7th lowest)
Unemployment: 5.8% (6th lowest)
Wyoming comes in first place in 24/7 Wall St.’s Best Run States for the second year in a row. The state has high marks in many categories including high school graduation rate. A whopping 92.3% of state residents age 25 or older have at least a high school diploma — the highest rate in the country. The state also has the fourth lowest rate of violent crimes and the sixth lowest unemployment rate. Wyoming has the smallest population of any state in the country.
Click on this link to find how your State stacks up against Wyoming.
(California residents might want to just forget about it.)