Methodology: For this report, CNBC considered factors such as crime rates, health care, environmental quality and child care.
- It also took into consideration inclusiveness and protection against discrimination.
Details: The study looked at what people look for when moving to a state. A major factor the study considered was the workforce and how accessible it is.
- For example, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce found that many Americans, particularly women, have been hesitant to reenter the workforce since the pandemic due to a lack of child care options in many states.
- Data from Deloitte’s Gen Z and Millennial survey shows that younger generations consider factors such as cost of living, climate change, unemployment, mental health and health care when deciding where to live.
- CNBC used data from the Deloitte study to determine what younger generations look for in a place to live, and what deters and attracts certain people.
Worst states to live in the U.S.: According to CNBC, these are the worst states to live in this year.
7. New Mexico.
4. South Carolina.