U-S News & World Report Ranks Iowa #6, Missouri #37 For “Best State” In The Country

Tuesday U.S. News & World Report released their 2017 “Best States” ranking and ranked Iowa as the 6th “Best State” in the country.  “Best States” is a unique rankings and news analysis platform designed to inform citizens, business leaders and policymakers alike about what’s working and what needs improvement across the country.

The site includes rankings that measure the 50 states overall and across seven different categories: education, health care, government, infrastructure, economy, opportunity and crime & corrections. The rankings are derived from 68 metrics and tens of thousands of data points.

Top 5:

1-Massachusetts 2-New Hampshire, 3- Minnesota, 4-North Dakota, 5-Washington

13- Nebraska, 28- Kansas & 37- Missouri

47- Alabama, 48-Arkansas, 49-Mississippi, 50-Louisiana

Link to the story here: https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/rankings?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

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