Where You Live Matters: Livability Factors to Consider By City & State

Where You Live Matters: Livability Factors to Consider By City & State

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Tess Wilson
Feb 26, 2015
(Image credit: Paul Zansler)

I've moved cross-country several times, each time motivated by proximity to loved ones, whim, and/or "I've heard good things." How different would my life be if I made such decisions based on tax structure, marriage laws, and per capita income... do you?

Here are some factors that can dramatically influence quality of life— how much have they affected your life, and how much weight do you put on these numbers when making decisions?

SALES TAX

INCOME TAX

MINIMUM WAGE

INCOME

MARRIAGE

EDUCATION

TRANSPORTATION

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