Published On: Aug 14 2012 12:06:47 AM EDTUpdated On: Mar 19 2015 03:00:00 AM EDT
Some states have a higher predicted future appeal and quality of life.
U.S. News published the following results based on the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, which polls at least 1,000 different people nearly every day and asks them about their health and quality of life. It used these assessments to rank the future appeal of different states in 2032.
There are 13 measures used as the basis for the state rankings, including full-time employment, economic confidence, safe places to exercise, obesity, standard of living and optimism about a place’s future. Check out the top-rated places in the United States in 17 years.