Where Does California Rank in Quality of Life? The Answer May Surprise You

Where Does California Rank in Quality of Life? The Answer May Surprise You

California is the sunshine state. Commercials for visiting California make Californians want to vacation in here. Let’s face it, we have a different way of life out here in the golden state. We’re more laid back, but also we’re used to the hustle. We enjoy specialized food shops, sand between our toes, family picnics, and a whole lot of culture. However, our quality of life might not be all that glamorous.

US News & World Report’s stat in their recent study that California is ranked the lowest among the 50 states in one category and that is for quality of life. The factors that determined the overall quality of life are: social environment and natural environment.

California ranked 44th in the natural environment. The Natural Environment ranking is determined by several factors...