Poor millennials, and I mean that literally, they just can’t get any respect. If they aren’t running around killing everything the rest of the world holds dear then they’re being stereotyped as entitled, parentally dependent, and emotionally fragile. Not to mention, Millennials are bad with money. Like, so bad that Millennials only account for 5% of all the wealth in the U.S.
What’s a millennial to do?
One possible solution might be moving to a state where they will actually feel appreciated. Feelings are very important, after all.
Now then, where exactly would that be?
Thanks to the folks who study this sort of thing over at WalletHub.com we may have some answers to which of the states are the best and worst for millennials to reside. After all, according to them, “the millennial experience is not the same everywhere.”
Based on analysis of each state plus D.C. across 36 key metrics, ranging from share of millennials to millennial unemployment rate to millennial voter-turnout rate, WalletHub.com has determined…
The 10 Best States/District for Millennials in 2021
2. District of Columbia
Massachusetts, District of Columbia, Connecticut, Hawaii, and New York all rank high among millenials for education and health.
North Dakota, Texas, Washington, Iowa, and Missouri are the top states when it comes to affordability.
While District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York and Colorado take the top spots overall for quality of life.
In case you were wondering, and I know that you are, here are…
The 10 Worst States/District for Millennials in 2021
51. West Virginia
50. New Mexico
43. South Carolina
West Virginia, Mississippi, Alabama, New Mexico, and Arkansas come in last for quality of life.
Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi rank last for education and health.
While Hawaii, Vermont, Rhode Island, Maine, and New Hampshire bring up the rear in affordability.
So, millennials, do these states’ rankings ring true to you? Let us know in the comments below.
The rest of the best, and worst, states for millennials…
12. North Dakota
14. New York
20. North Carolina
23. South Dakota
24. New Hampshire
29. New Jersey
31. Rhode Island