The personal-finance website WalletHub has released its report on 2019's Best & Worst States to Raise a Family.

To determine the best states in which to put down family roots, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 49 key indicators of family-friendliness. The data set ranges from median family salary to housing affordability to unemployment rate. 

Minnesota topped the list, with Nebraska rounding out the top 10. Other top 10 states included New York, North Dakota and Wisconsin.

Source: WalletHub

Wants and needs don’t always align in a particular state. For instance, a state might offer a low income-tax rate but have a subpar education system. However, families do not need to make these kinds of tradeoffs. They can avoid such problems by knowing which states offer the best combination of qualities that matter most to parents and their kids.

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