In a recent study that took into account over 70 factors, the state of Washington topped the list as the best in the union.

U.S. News & World Report published their findings that ranked the Evergreen State in the top 5 in the nation in such critical categories as health care, education, economy and infrastructure.

Idaho came in at No. 16 followed by California at 19 and Oregon at No. 27 overall.

 

US News & World Report