Civic Report No. 14 September 2000


The Education Freedom Index

Table 11: Ranking the States by Availability of Relocation Options

State

Relocation Score

Relocation Rank

Vermont

6.30

1

New Hampshire

6.29

2

Nebraska

6.28

3

Maine

6.28

4

New Jersey

6.28

5

Massachusetts

6.28

6

Illinois

6.27

7

Oklahoma

6.26

8

Ohio

6.26

9

Iowa

6.26

10

Connecticut

6.26

11

Michigan

6.26

12

Missouri

6.25

13

Arkansas

6.25

14

Wisconsin

6.25

15

North Dakota

6.24

16

Pennsylvania

6.24

17

Montana

6.24

18

Minnesota

6.24

19

Indiana

6.23

20

Rhode Island

6.23

21

Kentucky

6.23

22

New York

6.23

23

Kansas

6.22

24

South Dakota

6.21

25

Delaware

6.21

26

Washington

6.20

27

Texas

6.19

28

Mississippi

6.19

29

California

6.18

30

Arizona

6.18

31

Oregon

6.16

32

Virginia

6.14

33

South Carolina

6.13

34

Tennessee

6.13

35

Colorado

6.11

36

Alabama

6.11

37

West Virginia

6.11

38

Georgia

6.11

39

Idaho

6.08

40

North Carolina

6.05

41

Louisiana

5.95

42

New Mexico

5.89

43

Wyoming

5.83

44

Utah

5.68

45

Florida

5.60

46

Maryland

5.59

47

Nevada

4.43

48

Alaska

3.49

49

Hawaii

1.06

50

Table 12: Relocation Options in Each State, Arranged Alphabetically

State

Relocation Score

Relocation Rank

Alabama

6.11

37

Alaska

3.49

49

Arizona

6.18

31

Arkansas

6.25

14

California

6.18

30

Colorado

6.11

36

Connecticut

6.26

11

Delaware

6.21

26

Florida

5.60

46

Georgia

6.11

39

Hawaii

1.06

50

Idaho

6.08

40

Illinois

6.27

7

Indiana

6.23

20

Iowa

6.26

10

Kansas

6.22

24

Kentucky

6.23

22

Louisiana

5.95

42

Maine

6.28

4

Maryland

5.59

47

Massachusetts

6.28

6

Michigan

6.26

12

Minnesota

6.24

19

Mississippi

6.19

29

Missouri

6.25

13

Montana

6.24

18

Nebraska

6.28

3

Nevada

4.43

48

New Hampshire

6.29

2

New Jersey

6.28

5

New Mexico

5.89

43

New York

6.23

23

North Carolina

6.05

41

North Dakota

6.24

16

Ohio

6.26

9

Oklahoma

6.26

8

Oregon

6.16

32

Pennsylvania

6.24

17

Rhode Island

6.23

21

South Carolina

6.13

34

South Dakota

6.21

25

Tennessee

6.13

35

Texas

6.19

28

Utah

5.68

45

Vermont

6.30

1

Virginia

6.14

33

Washington

6.20

27

West Virginia

6.11

38

Wisconsin

6.25

15

Wyoming

5.83

44

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