Survey calls Ohio the 26th best state to live in America


COLUMBUS (WCMH) — In a recent ranking of the best states to live in, Ohio sits right in the middle of the pack.

The annual survey was released Tuesday.

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The survey ranked Ohio the 26th best state to live in. Ohio scored relatively high in factors like quality of life and safety, but low in economy and education & health.

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Factors carrying the most weight include cost of living, property taxes, COVID-19 economic recovery, high school graduation rate, weather, property crime rate, and law-enforcement employees per capita.

New Jersey took the survey’s top spot.

How states bordering Ohio fared:

Pennsylvania – 10
Michigan – 25
Indiana – 29
Kentucky – 39
West Virginia – 40


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