I’m not sure this is a scientific way to figure out the best and worst states in the country, but we still like it.
A real estate website called Estately just ranked all 50 states from best to worst using these eight . . . um . . . “non-traditional” criteria:
We’re talking Arby’s locations, vape shops, magicians, and Nickelback concerts per capita . . . Facebook fans of Chris Brownand Gwyneth Paltrow’s newsletter Goop . . . and the total Google searches for egg salad recipes and hoverboards.
And based on all that, the 10 worst states in the country are Nevada . . . Oklahoma . . . Nebraska . . . Ohio . . . Delaware . . . New Mexico . . . Tennessee . . . North Carolina . . . New Jersey . . . and Florida.
And the 10 best states are: New Hampshire . . . Oregon . . . Maine . . . Alaska . . . Vermont . . . Hawaii . . . West Virginia . . . Massachusetts . . . Virginia . . . and Wyoming.