Whether you're starting a family, getting an education, or starting a career, Massachusetts is the place to be. Top-notch schools, a high safety ratio. Top-notch schools, a high proportion of safe neighborhoods, and one of the highest median incomes in the country are just some of the things that keep natives rooted and newcomers arriving in the Bay State. With a rich history, a booming economy and a culture of innovation, Massachusetts attracts some of the brightest minds from around the world.
Massachusetts ranked first overall with high scores in economics, education and health, quality of life and safety. However, it ranked 44th in terms of affordability. In honor of this momentous occasion, here are 15 reasons why Massachusetts is truly the best state in the nation. Happy birthday to the best state in the nation.
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