*LIST* The Best & Worst States For Millennials

Millennials currently make up the largest generation with about 80 million of them and all those mid-20 to early 40-somethings need a place to live. So, which states are best suited for this often looked down upon generation? 

  • Well, WalletHub has come out with their annual list of the Best and Worst States for Millennials.
  • They judged the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 34 key metrics in areas of Affordability, Education & Health, Quality of Life, Economic Health and Civic Engagement.
  • With that in mind, Washington was once again named the best state for Millennials, earning a score of 67.45.
  • It lands at two for quality of life, three for economic health, and in the Top 10 for affordability and civic engagement.
  • District of Columbia, second overall, is tops for quality of life, Missouri is number one for affordability, Hawaii is tops for education & health, Utah is tops for economic health and Wisconsin is tops for civic engagement.

Top 10 Best States for Millennials

  1. Washington
  2. District of Columbia
  3. Massachusetts
  4. Utah
  5. Illinois
  6. Minnesota
  7. Oregon
  8. Wisconsin
  9. Virginia
  10. Colorado
  • As for the worst state for Millennials, that would be Mississippi, which scores a 34.94 out of 100 and comes in dead last for economic health and second to last for quality of life.

10 Worst States for Millennials

  1. Mississippi
  2. West Virginia
  3. New Mexico
  4. Arkansas
  5. Louisiana
  6. Nevada
  7. South Carolina
  8. Alaska
  9. Oklahoma
  10. Kentucky

Click here to see where your state falls on the list. 

Source: WalletHub

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