Arizona ranks #34 in state survey

Arizona ranks #34 in state survey

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Arizona is...below average.

That's according to an annual study from U.S. News & World Report. Arizona ranked #34 out of the 50 states.

The rankings use about sixty different sub-categories. The main categories include health care, education, crime & corrections, infrastructure, and opportunity.

Our state's best categories - 12th in infrastructure, 19th in economy.

Our worst - 43rd in education (48th in K-12 education), 39th in crime and corrections.

The top two states in the rankings, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

The two worst, Mississippi and Louisiana.

To see the entire rankings, click here.

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