Best States - ND & MN
Doug Barrett | May 15, 2019 AT 8:14 am
Minnesota has been recognized as the third best state in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The Best States rankings evaluate all 50 states across a range of criteria, including education, health care, infrastructure and the economy. Minnesota did particularly well in the categories of natural environment (#3) and opportunity (#3).
North Dakota was ranked 15th in the study. The state scored well infrastructure (#5) and opportunity (#4). North Dakota fell from fourth place in 2018 and 2017.
TOP FIVE: 2019
2. New Hampshire