If you're planning on having children, well, according to Wallet Hub, you're already in the right place as Washington state is in the top 10 best places to raise a child.

Number 8 to be exact.


Source: WalletHub

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Massachusetts, Minnesota and North Dakota make up the top 3.
New Mexico, Mississippi and West Virginia make up the worst, if you're curious.

Interesting to see how other states can vary as you'd figure most would be about the same.

Our neighboring friends in Oregon only rank 21st which is fine. At least it's on this side of the halfway mark. Idaho comes in at number 34

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