Best State Capitals to Live In


For the most part, every state capital has a beautiful statehouse and a requisite garden of government growing nearby (which one could argue requires constant pruning).  However, not all state capitals are places that draw residents or are places, for that matter, where you’d want to live.  With that in mind, the folks over at smartasset recently put pen to paper and came up with the best state capitals in which to live.  To get their list, they looked at five “livability factors” in order to come up with their list;  disposable income, unemployment rate, the rate of dining & entertainment options and property and violent crime rates.  Their list ranks all 50 states plus Washington, D.C. and it’s all subjective, but fun to look at nonetheless….So, do you have capitol in any of these capitals?

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