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2017’s Best State Capitals to Live in

From Wallet Hub,  Feb 21, 2017

Often perceived as socially drab lawmaking centers, many state capitals actually are thriving hubs of activity and thus some of the most livable places in America. But not all state capitals are created equal. And though 17 of them are the largest cities in their states, the biggest population doesn’t always represent the best quality of life.

So in order to determine what state capitals are worth, WalletHub’s data team compared all 50 across 42 key indicators of affordability, economic strength, quality of education and health, and overall living standards. Their data set ranges from “cost of living” to “K–12 school-system quality” to “number of attractions.”

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Honolulu, HI

  • Rank: 32nd
  • Score: 50.68
  • Affordability: 50th
  • Economic Well Being: 4th
  • Quality of Education and Health: 12th
  • Quality of Life: 1st
  • % of Millennial Newcomers: 46th
  • Lowest Debt as % of Median Income: 3rd
  • Affordable Housing: 50th
  • Median Household Income (adjusted for cost of living): 48th

 

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