A new study found the best and worst states for raising a family.
WalletHub.com just released their results of a study that ranked the states from the best place to raise a family to the worst.
The rankings are based on things like schools . . . home prices . . . jobs . . . activities . . . health care . . . child care . . . and crime.
The 10 best states for raising a family in 2017 are: North Dakota . . . New Hampshire . . . Vermont . . . Minnesota . . . Nebraska . . . Massachusetts . . . New Jersey . . . Iowa . . . Connecticut . . . and South Dakota.
And the 10 worst are: New Mexico . . . Mississippi . . . Louisiana . . . Nevada . . . Alaska . . . Arizona . . . Georgia . . . West Virginia . . . Alabama . . . and South Carolina.
Illinois ranks 19th, and Missouri is 25th.
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