LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — California came in 12 on a list of all U.S. states ranked from best to worst, according to Americans.
In a ranking by YouGov, people were asked to choose the better of two states in a series of head-to-head matchups.READ MORE: Strike Averted: IATSE And AMPTP Have 'Basic Contract' Agreement, Per Officials With The Theatrical Stage Employees Union
“States were then rated based on their “win percentage”, that is: how often that state won the head-to-head matchup when it was one of the two states shown,” YouGov said.
All 50 states were shown, in addition to Washington, D.C., but territories were not included.READ MORE: Taylor's Blunder, Other Missed Chances Put LA In NLCS Hole
California won 57% of its head-to-head matchups that asked whether it was the better of the two states.
At the top of the list was Hawaii with 69% of its matchups followed by Colorado in second place with 65% of matches won.
The third-ranking state was Virginia at 64%, followed by Nevada at 61%, and then North Carolina at 61%.
Following the top five, Florida snagged the sixth spot with a 61% win rate. Another retirement destination, Arizona, won 60% of its matchups to take seventh. New York landed in eighth place at 59%.MORE NEWS: Karen Bass Officially Kicks Off Her Run For Mayor Of Los Angeles At Saturday Event
Georgia and Texas landed in ninth and tenth place, with Georgia getting 58% and Texas at 58%.