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Oklahoma ranks near bottom of ‘Best States for Families’ list – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 2021-01-13 09:45:16 –

Oklahoma City (KFOR) – When many couples start thinking about starting a family, they often think about moving home or moving state.

However, not all states are created the same.

Some people have low income tax rates, while others have poor school systems.

WalletHub has decided to analyze all 50 states using 52 indicators that may be important to the family.

Indicators analyzed by researchers include the number of children living in neighborhoods with parks and playgrounds, the percentage of uninsured children, per capita pediatrician, life expectancy, quality of public schools, and per capita child day care services. There are affordable prices for housing. ..

After analyzing the states, Wallet Hub released the “Family Best States” list.

The top five states are:

  1. Massachusetts
  2. Minnesota
  3. North Dakota
  4. New York
  5. Vermont.

Oklahoma was at number 46 near the bottom of the list.

According to the list, Oklahoma did not exceed 40th place in any of the major categories.

According to researchers, Oklahoma ranked 28th in childcare costs, 32nd in median annual household income, and 37th in per capita violence.

However, Sooner State was also ranked 41st in the proportion of poor households, 44th in the divorce rate, and 45th in the infant mortality rate.

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