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Ohio State is one of the top states in the US and is ranked highly for its quality of life, infrastructure, education system, business environment, and more. According to the BestPlaces’s Best Places rankings, Ohio comes in at number 12 overall. The state ranks well for its job market, which is driven by industrial giants like General Motors and Whirlpool. Education-wise, Ohio boasts an impressive 59 universities and community colleges as well as some of the highest graduation rates in the nation. Additionally, Ohio has a low cost of living compared to other states with similar populations. When it comes to infrastructure, Ohio ranks high for offering commuters plenty of public transportation options as well as roadways that are designed to reduce traffic congestion. All these factors contribute to Ohio being a great place to live and raise a family and make it a great place to call home!

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Ohio is pretty good if you can get a decent job. Weather is tempered with the great lakes, and we've get all 4 seasons. Summers are pretty hot, but winters could stand  More

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Ohio is the armpit of American (with KY being the anus). Phrases such as "Nothing to See since 1803," or "Come to Ohio on vacation, leave on probation," aptly describe  More

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Many large cities with tons of things to do. The the Cs offer anything you like-- water/beach at lake erie in Cleveland. Or hit in town at night in the Short North over  More

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