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Washington is among the top 20 best states to live in

I mean, come on...we know this. Washington is obviously, the BOMB.

According to a study conducted by Wallethub, Washington nabs the 17th spot on the 'Top 20 States to Live in America' list. Although I think it should be higher (especially while we are in the midst of a stunning spring), I do realize that the winter months can be a bit dreary, so okay - I will accept the 17th spot.

In order to find which states were the best and worst to live in Wallethub compared five metrics including affordability, economy, education and health, quality of life and safety.

The entire top 20 states is as follows:

  1. Massachusetts
  2. Minnesota
  3. New Hampshire
  4. New Jersey
  5. Colorado
  6. Wisconsin
  7. Virginia
  8. Iowa
  9. Utah
  10. Idaho
  11. North Dakota
  12. Pennsylvania
  13. Vermont
  14. New York
  15. Wyoming
  16. Maine
  17. Washington
  18. South Dakota
  19. Nebraska
  20. Connecticut

For more information and the entire list of best and worst states, be sure to check out Wallethub's study online.