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.