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Report: Connecticut Is Second Best State to Live

Report: Connecticut Is Second Best State to Live

Low crime and high income make Connecticut the second best state to live in, according to a new survey by a financial news website.

The No. 2 ranking comes from 24/7 Wall St., which judged states based on social and economic conditions including poverty, education and health. Massachusetts was picked as the top state.

"Quality of life in the United States is heavily dependent on financial status," 24/7 Wall St. said in a news release. "As a consequence, the nation's best states to live in often report very high incomes. With a median household income of $71,346 a...

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