These are the best states to settle down in US in 2022


Disclaimer: The author does not claim to be an expert in the field, but the article is based on declared credible sources.

People are relocating to different states for a variety of reasons, including, but not limited to, rent, cost of living, or the ease of living owing to remote jobs. If you are one of those persons who is looking to relocate for any reason, you should read the following article. In this article, we will look at some of the greatest states to live in the United States.

1. Massachusetts

Massachusetts is a state in the United States of America. It was one of the original 13 states and is one of the six New England states, located in the country's northeastern region. Massachusetts is bordered to the north by Vermont and New Hampshire, to the east and southeast by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by Rhode Island and Connecticut, and to the west by New York. In terms of total area, it is the sixth smallest state in the United States.

Despite being the seventh smallest state in the US, Massachusetts has the third most densely inhabited area in the country. Massachusetts also has a relatively healthy annual population growth rate of 0.75%, ranking 28th in the United States. Greater Boston in the east and Springfield in the west are the state's two major urban areas. Greater Boston is home to around two-thirds of the entire Massachusetts population, while Western Massachusetts contains only one urban area and a decent mix of rural and college communities.

In a study by Wallet Hub, the state of Massachusetts managed to score highest overall with a score of 62.65 despite having an affordability rank of 44 out of 50 states. It ranked 1st in the nation for education and health, 4th for safety, 6th for quality of life, and 10th for its economy.

2. New Jersey

New Jersey is a state in the United States of America. It is one of the original 13 states, surrounded to the north and northeast by New York, to the east and south by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the west by Delaware and Pennsylvania. The state was named after the English Channel island of Jersey.

New Jersey is one of the smallest states in terms of land area, but it is highly urbanized and has one of the highest population densities in the country. Thousands of its residents commute to New York and Pennsylvania. The transportation system in New Jersey is one of the busiest and most extensive in the world.

According to World Population Review, New Jersey has more scientists and engineers per square mile than any other state in the country. It is also one of the most religiously and ethnically diverse states in the US, with the second greatest Jewish population, the second largest Muslim population, the largest Peruvian population in the country, and the largest Cuban community outside of Florida. It also has a sizable population of Portuguese and Brazilian Americans, as well as Hispanics, Arabs, African-Americans, Asians, Chinese, and Italian Americans.

As per Wallet Hub, New Jersey was only a few points behind Massachusetts (at 62.01) and ranked #1 in the country for safety. It was placed fifth in education and health, seventh in quality of life, 39th in economy, and 48 out of 50 in affordability.

3. New York

New York, one of the thirteen original colonies and states of the United States of America. Lake Erie, the Canadian province of Ontario, Lake Ontario, and the Canadian province of Quebec border New York to the west and north; the New England states of Vermont, Massachusetts, and Connecticut border New York to the east; the Atlantic Ocean and New Jersey border New York to the southeast; and Pennsylvania border New York to the south.

With an area of 47,126 square miles, New York State has an overall population density of 421 persons per square mile. The 305 square miles that form New York City are home to over 43% of the state's population. Buffalo, New York's second largest city, with a population of slightly more than 250,000 people.

According to World Population Review, Foreign-born residents make up a significant proportion of the population in New York. According to 2004 figures, more than 20% of the state's overall population was foreign born. This is considerably more prevalent in New York City, where 36% of the population is foreign-born. This is the greatest percentage of any American city.

The state of New York boasts the nation's second largest Asian American population. When compared to the other 49 states, the state ranks sixth in terms of percentage. The total population of African Americans in New York is second in the country, but the percentage of African Americans ranks 13th.

As per Wallet Hub, New York behind New Jersey (at 60.64) and ranked #1 in the Quality of Life. It was placed 16th in education and health, 2nd in safety, 37th in economy, and 46 out of 50 in affordability.

Idaho, Virginia, New Hampshire, Florida, Wyoming, Minnesota, and Wisconsin are among the other top ten states to live in in 2022.

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