Virginia Called 7th Best State By US News

Share on facebook
Share on google
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

Stay up to date with the latest.

Media giant U.S. News & World Report has delivered its yearly study of the fifty states and concluded that the Old Dominion is 7th best.

U.S. News compared the fifty states using 71 different metrics broken down into 8 categories. The most heavily weighted categories were healthcare, education, and economy, followed by infrastructure, opportunity, fiscal stability, crime & corrections, and natural environment. Virginia’s individual rankings:

Health Care: 12
Education: 12
Economy: 13
Infrastructure: 39
Opportunity: 8
Fiscal Stability: 18
Crime & Corrections: 9
Natural Environment: 19
 
Virginia was ranked 7th in 2018 as well, before falling to 20th in 2019. No study was done in 2020.

Top 10

Share This Story

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on google
Share on pinterest
Maddison Pace

Maddison Pace

More Stories

More Stories

Weather

Facebook Page: Please enter a valid URL

Donate to TheVBJ!

More

science
Hampton Roads

Three Hampton Roads Cities In Top 10 Digital Cities

The yearly survey is used to spotlight ten cities in each of five different population groups that best utilize technology to serve their citizens, and this year Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and Hampton all appear.

norfolk waterside
Hampton Roads

Norfolk Is One Of The 20 Most Livable Towns In The US

In an un-ranked Top 20 that includes Atlanta, Chicago, and Austin, Norfolk makes the list with excellent diversity scores and a high percentage of residents who live within a ten minute walk of a park.

fiber tech
General

Hampton Roads Is The 13th Best Place To Work In Tech

Here in Hampton Roads we fared well across the board with an average tech salary of $92,000, with 3.4 percent of the workforce in tech fields and 17 percent of our job listings in tech fields….

The Virginia Beach Journal

Spring 2022

The Author’s Journal
&
A Portal To The World Of

The Virginia Beach Job

falling

By Lewis Woodson

Coming Soon! $1 — 8.99

(Coming Soon!)

summer

Join our mailing list to get exclusive
updates and special offers!

Register

[user_registration_form id=”6165″]