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USNWR: Best States? Hawaii Ranks 27th
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USNWR: Best States? Hawaii Ranks 27th

From US News & World Report, October, 2017

Health Care NATIONAL RANK #1

  • Health Care Access#2
  • Adult Dental Visits#6
  • Adult Wellness Visits#30
  • Child Dental Visits#5
  • Child Wellness Visits#7
  • Health Care Affordability#5
  • Health Insurance Enrollment#3
  • Public Health#1
  • Low Infant Mortality Rate#6
  • Low Mortality Rate#1
  • Low Obesity Rate#2
  • Low Smoking Rate#8
  • Low Suicide Rate#23
  • Mental Health#3
  • Health Care Quality#3
  • Fewest Hospital Readmissions#3
  • Fewest Nursing Home Citations#32
  • Medicare Quality#17

Education NATIONAL RANK  #36

  • Higher Education#24
  • 2-Year College Grad. Rate#34
  • 4-Year College Grad. Rate#40
  • Educational Attainment#13
  • Low Debt at Graduation#9
  • Tuition and Fees#30
  • Pre-K - 12#40
  • College Readiness#47
  • High School Grad. Rate#30
  • NAEP Math Scores#35
  • NAEP Reading Scores#47
  • Pre-K Quality#12
  • Preschool Enrollment#25
  • See Full Education Rankings »

Crime & Corrections NATIONAL RANK #38

  • Corrections#5
  • Change in Incarceration Rate#8
  • Equality in Juvenile Jailing#1
  • Least Juvenile Incarceration#2
  • Low Incarceration Rate#11
  • Low Prison Overpopulation#40
  • Parole Completion#39
  • Public Safety#43
  • Low Property Crime Rate#50
  • Low Violent Crime Rate#20
  • See Full Crime & Corrections Rankings »

Infrastructure NATIONAL RANK #48

  • Transportation#34
  • Bridge Quality#10
  • Commute Time#41
  • Public Transit Usage#6
  • Road Quality#46
  • Energy#49
  • Electricity Price#50
  • Power Grid Reliability#1
  • Renewable Energy Usage#19
  • Internet Access#37
  • Households With Internet Access#5
  • Online Download Speed#50
  • See Full Infrastructure Rankings »

Opportunity NATIONAL RANK #13

  • Economic Opportunity#2
  • Gini Index#3
  • Household Income#2
  • Low Food Insecurity#19
  • Low Poverty Rate#7
  • Equality#2
  • Disability Employment Rate#43
  • Education Equality by Race#21
  • Employment Equality by Race#20
  • Gender Equality#5
  • Racial Gap in Income#3
  • Affordability#50
  • Cost of Living#50
  • Housing Affordability#50
  • See Full Opportunity Rankings »


  • Growth#16
  • GDP Growth#31
  • Growth of Young Population#6
  • Net Migration#20
  • Employment#11
  • Job Growth#20
  • Labor Force Participation#36
  • Low Unemployment Rate#5
  • Business Environment#45
  • Entrepreneurship#37
  • Patent Creation#45
  • See Full Economy Rankings »

Government NATIONAL RANK #33

  • Fiscal Stability#41
  • Government Budget Balancing#43
  • Government Credit Rating#16
  • Pension Fund Liability#43
  • Government Digitalization#21
  • Budget Transparency#45
  • State Integrity#4




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