GEORGIA — Washington is the No. 1 state in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report’s third annual best states rankings. Georgia ranked high on U.S. News’ list and received fair rankings in nine individual categories.
According to U.S. News, Washington’s economy is “booming” thanks to companies like Amazon and Microsoft that are based in the state. Washington also ranks in the top five for health care, economy, infrastructure and education, U.S. News says.