N.H. Again Named 'Most Livable' State - New Hampshire News Story - WMUR Manchester
Ranking Based On Factors Such As Incomes, Crime Rates
POSTED: 6:40 am EDT March 26, 2008
CONCORD, N.H. -- For the fifth year in a row, a national ranking lists
New Hampshire as the "Most Livable State" in the country.
The ranking, by CQ Press, is based on 44 factors, including income,
crime rates, business taxes, employment, environment and education.
Last week, CQ Press named New Hampshire the safest state.
Other states at the top of the "Most Livable" rankings were Utah,
Wyoming, Minnesota and Iowa. Mississippi was at the bottom, with South
Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee and Arkansas.