It's official, and backed up by the Washington Post, that Minnesota is named the absolute best place to grow up in America!

A couple days ago the Washington Post posted a story on the best place to grow up in the entire country. Who came in 1st? Minnesota did, and it's proven fact by The Casey Foundation, who works towards solutions for communities, families and children.

The ranking found that Minnesota has been on an upward trajectory for a few years over any other state for being the best state to raise a child. We were 6th overall in 2012, and are now 1st in 2016. See it for yourself!

The post also shows a map of the US and a concerning divide across the state from north-to-south regarding child well-being. There's a distinct dividing line from best to worst, and Minnesota also ranks at the top in that as well.

So be proud of the great state of Minnesota and take pride in everything this land of 10,000 lakes has to offer.

Source: Washington Post

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