Virginia Rankings

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Virginia is one of the most desirable states to live in. According to BestPlaces, Virginia ranks highly in numerous areas such as job growth, median home costs, and quality of life. The state boasts a strong economy with some of the lowest unemployment rates in the US. Additionally, its well-established healthcare system offers access to some of the best medical care in the country. In terms of education Virginia also ranks high, boasting some of the best universities and schools throughout the state. On top of that, the cost of living is below average compared to other states, making it an affordable place to live for all different types of income levels. With its diverse landscape from mountains to beaches, there are plenty of outdoor activities available as well. All in all, Virginia truly is a great place to call home!

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Over 7 years ago

Virginia is a lovely place to live and raise a family. But, there are no jobs here and it is a very unfriendly state. Housing cost is on the rise and incomes are on a  More

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Overpriced housing. Too much development. Not that many good jobs in Northern Virginia. Terrible traffic. Huge ugly data centers being built on every vacant plot of  More

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Over 8 years ago

It is a great small town. I am not a big fan of Virginia's state government  More

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