We are No. 1! Survey ranks New Jersey as best state to live

A new survey from WalletHub has ranked New Jersey number one in its list of the 2021 Best States to Live In.

News 12 Staff

Jun 16, 2021, 9:45 AM

Updated 1,036 days ago

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A new survey from WalletHub ranked New Jersey No. 1 in its list of the 2021 Best States to Live In. 
The state ranked 49th in affordability, 32nd in economy, fifth in education and health, seventh in quality of life, and first in safety.
New York came in third, behind Massachusetts. Idaho and Minnesota rounded out the top five.
“Being retired, a lot of people ask what your next move is, where are you going to go, what state you got to go. And you know, I never really thought about leaving New Jersey,” says Christopher Lukenda, of Linden.
The bottom five states were South Carolina, Mississippi, Louisiana, Alaska and New Mexico.
To see the entire survey, click HERE.


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