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The ‘Prosperity Index’ is out, ranking all 50 states on their overall happiness, health, and wealth. When you factor all three in, Massachusetts comes out looking like a pretty dang good place to be.

The Milken Center for Advancing the American Dream released the index which looks at overall quality of life of each state’s residents.

Here’s the Top 50!

  • 50

    Mississippi
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 43.54

  • 49

    Arkansas
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 43.98

  • 48

    Louisiana
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 45.02

  • 47

    West Virginia
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 47.11

  • 46

    New Mexico
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 47.77

  • 45

    Nevada
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 48.25

  • 44

    Alabama
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 48.75

  • 43

    Oklahoma
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 49.28

  • 42

    Kentucky
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 50.19

  • 41

    South Carolina
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 50.71

  • 40

    Alaska
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 52.30

  • 39

    Arizona
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 52.57

  • 38

    Tennessee
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 53.51

  • 37

    Texas
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 53.65

  • 36

    Missouri
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 54.02

  • 35

    Georgia
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 55.03

  • 34

    Montana
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 55.19

  • 33

    Ohio
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 55.84

  • 32

    Indiana
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 55.93

  • 31

    Kansas
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 56.03

  • 30

    Florida
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 56.06

  • 29

    Hawaii
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 56.06

  • 28

    Michigan
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 56.20

  • 27

    California
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 56.22

  • 26

    Wyoming
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 57.04

  • 25

    North Carolina
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 57.16

  • 24

    South Dakota
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 57.20

  • 23

    Illinois
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 57.57

  • 22

    Pennsylvania
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 57.68

  • 21

    Idaho
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 58.19

  • 20

    Oregon
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 58.26

  • 19

    Rhode Island
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 58.32

  • 18

    Delaware
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 58.76

  • 17

    Maine
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 59.24

  • 16

    Virginia
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 60.01

  • 15

    Maryland
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 60.04

  • 14

    North Dakota
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 60.11

  • 13

    New York
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 60.28

  • 12

    Iowa
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 60.84

  • 11

    Nebraska
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 60.88

  • 10

    Colorado
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 62.07

  • 9

    Washington
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 62.32

  • 8

    Wisconsin
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 62.44

  • 7

    New Jersey
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 63.27

  • 6

    Vermont
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 63.39

  • 5

    Utah
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 64.09

  • 4

    New Hampshire
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 64.20

  • 3

    Minnesota
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 65.12

  • 2

    Connecticut
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 66.81

  • 1

    M A S S A C H U S E T T S
    Overall Prosperity Index Score: 67.42

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