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WalletHub ranks Hartford as one of the worst US capital cities to live in

WalletHub researched topics including affordability, economic well-being, quality of education and health, and quality of life.

HARTFORD, Conn. — A new WalletHub report ranks Hartford as the third worst U.S. capital to live in.

WalletHub researched topics including affordability, economic well-being, quality of education and health, and quality of life in all 50 state capitals across the country.

Here’s how Hartford ranked, where a score of a one represents the best conditions:

  • 48 in affordability
  • 46 in economic well being
  • 25 in quality of education & health
  • 23 in quality of life

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The report goes on to show Hartford has having a high population of residents in poverty, and one of the highest unemployment rates.

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Dover, Delaware, and Trenton, New Jersey came in behind Hartford on the list, while Austin, Texas took the top spot as WalletHub’s best state capital to live in.

What do you think about this report? Chime in with what you love about our capital city here.

Click here to view the full report.

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Symphonie Privett is a trending reporter at FOX61 News. She can be reached at sprivett@fox61.com. Follow her on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

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