WalletHub released their research on the best states to raise a family in and Washington state ranks in the top ten!
WalletHub analyzed all 50 states over multiple factors of family friendliness including average cost to own a home, percentage of families in poverty, and the states education, among other details.
Minnesota ranks at number one with a score of 63.71 and Massachusetts following closely behind at a 63.22.
The good ol' Pacific Northwest fared okay with Washington rounding out the top 10 and Oregon is in the middle of the pack at 27.
Oregon didn't do so well for affordable housing due to the fact that they are the 5th most expensive state for home purchasing, while Washington scored high as the 2nd highest infant mortality rate.
You can check out the full report and analysis HERE!