Politico: Louisiana Worst State in the Union

Published: Jan. 31, 2018 at 11:42 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 31, 2018 at 1:15 PM CST
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LOUISIANA (KSLA) - The state of Louisiana finds itself at the bottom of yet another poll. This one, the States of Our Union produced by Politico.com.

The report shows Louisiana being ranked 51st in the nation. It analyzed unemployment, life expectancy, obesity, education scores, crime and several other factors.

According to their data, Louisiana had one of the lowest percentages of high school graduates in the country.

Also, the state had one of the highest numbers of citizens living below the poverty line.

Arkansas also made the bottom 5 ranking in at #49. Texas ranked #37 and the state of New Hampshire led the pack at #1.

Politico also found Louisiana to be the last ranked state in the union in 2016.

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