LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Whether it’s the beaches, attractions or beautiful weather, many Californians believe their state offers its residents a high quality of life.

California was ranked number 14 in the nation in pollster Gallup’s “quality of life” 2017 poll, dropping one spot from its number 13 spot in 2016.

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The index, which is based on five key livability indicators, showed the Golden State scored well when taking into consideration physical attributes, sense of community and maintaining personal relationships.

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California scored poorly, however, when looking at the financial status indicator, an assessment of the population’s sense of economic security.

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For the best quality of life, at least according to Gallup, Americans can look to South Dakota. West Virginia, on the other hand, was ranked the worst.