Florida has seen an influx of new residents during the pandemic. In 2020, 167% more people were moving into the state than those moving out., according to the 2022 Migration Report.
Floridians already knew that this is one of the best states to live in and now U.S. News & World Report has confirmed it! Florida ranked No. 10 in U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of best states in the country.
Southeast Florida is an excellent place to raise a family. Top school districts coupled with countless educational and recreational activities ensure children can stay active and engaged year-round. Florida’s southeast coast is home to some of the nation’s most sought-after beaches and preserves, which are frequented by residents and vacationers year-round due to the region’s mild climate.
It also ranks among the top five states in education and among the top ten states in the economy and fiscal stability categories.
States were ranked in seventy-one metrics across eight main categories:
- Health care - Opportunities
- Education - Fiscal Stability
- Economics - Crime
- Infrastructure - Natural environment
Health care and education were weighted most heavily in the survey. The great state of Florida ranked 25th in health care, third in education, eighth for the economy, 20th for infrastructure, 33rd for the opportunity, eighth for fiscal stability, 26th for crime, and 18th for the natural environment.