With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting American's mental state everywhere in the U.S., the personal-finance website WalletHub has compiled their list of 2020's Happiest States in America.
WalletHub compared the 50 states using 32 key factors of happiness in order to determine where Americans have the highest satisfaction with life...
With World Teacher's Day coming up in a few days, and teachers working hard to implement social distance and online learning due to the pandemic, the personal-finance website WalletHub has compiled a list of 2020's Best and Worst States for Teachers...
The list places states like Massachusetts in position 1, Vermont in position 2, and New Hampshire at 3. Then, other the other end of the list, Mississippi finds itself in position 51, Georgia at 50, New Jersey at 49, and finally, Texas finds itself way back down in position 48.
WalletHub also includes some comparisons of the "Best vs. Worst".
Scottsdale, Arizona has the highest share of the population ages 65 and older, at 23.4%, which is 3.2 times higher than Fontana, California at 7.3%.
Brownsville, Texas has the lowest adjusted cost-of-living index for retirees, 75.78, which is 2.6 times lower than San Francisco who has the highest at 195.86.
St. Louis has the most home health care facilities per 100,000 residents, at 57.18, which is 29.9 times more than Fontana, California with the fewest at 1.91.
WalletHub looked at over 650 community colleges and judged them on 18 key factors of cost and quality to determine where students can recieve the best education at the cheapest rates. The data ranges from cost of in-state tuition and fees, to student-faculty ratio, to the graduation rate.
The list places Massachusetts in position 1, Minnesota in position 2, and Vermont in position 3. Then, on the bottom of the list, Alabama finds itself in position 51, South Carolina at 50, and Mississippi at 49.
The list places states like Massachusetts, Minnesota, and Rhode Island in the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd positions for health care, and states like Georgia, Louisiana, and Alabama find themselves at the end of the list in the 51st, 50th, and 49th spots.
This list was updated on July 20th, and several states have moved around on the list since the previous report on July 7th. New York has moved up 16 positions from 45 to 29, Maine has moved up 13 positions from 45 to 32, and Pennsylvania has moved down 21 positions from 28 to 49.