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Kasee Palmer, left, and Summer Sturhan, right, both of Olympia, Wash., hike on Snow Lake Trail, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, above Snoqualmie Pass in Washington state. Some of the first snow of the season fell in the area over the weekend, but that didn't stop several hikers from enjoying the trail. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

These are the best and worst US states to call home, according to a new report

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Congratulations, Massachusetts. You've just been ranked as the best state to live in.

U.S. News & World Report ranked all 50 states by their health care, quality of education, crime rates, infrastructure, job opportunities, overall economy and government. Massachusetts earned the top spot in the education rankings and second in health care en route to the top spot. 

Here's a breakdown of the top five -- and the bottom five. 

How the subcategories were ranked:

  • Health care: affordability, access, quality
  • Education: How well states educate students at all levels, including college
  • Crime: Public safety, quality and fairness of prisons
  • Infrastructure: Quality of public transportation, power grids, Internet access and more
  • Opportunity: Poverty, housing affordability and equality
  • Economy: Unemployment rates, new businesses, etc.
  • Government: Transparency, integrity, stability
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People enjoy lunch in the sun along the Rose Kennedy Greenway, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, on the warmest February day ever recorded in Boston. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)

1. Massachusetts

Massachusetts earned points for being a historical destination and sports hub. The median income, $70,628 in 2015, was almost $15,000 above the national average.

Gov. Charlie Baker seemed proud of the ranking.

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Snow capped mountains are seen Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, as fall colors fade away in Carroll, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

2. New Hampshire

This was a good list for New England. New Hampshire earned high praise for its health care and education and led the nation in economic opportunity. 

Gov. Chris Sununu was similarly proud.

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A mural of folk-rock legend and Minnesota native Bob Dylan by Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra and his team of five artists adorns the wall of a building, Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, in downtown Minneapolis. The mural was commissioned by the building's owner, Goldman Sachs, in an effort to help Minneapolis revitalize the area. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

3. Minnesota

The fifth-best infrastructure and second-highest economic opportunity ranking launched Minnesota to the top five, assuming you can handle 70 inches of snow a year.

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The sun begins to rise behind a pump jack and oil storage tanks, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, near Williston, N.D. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

4. North Dakota

An oil boom led North Dakota's population to explode from 674,000 to 758,000 in just six years. That helped it earn the second-highest score for overall economy.

Kasee Palmer, left, and Summer Sturhan, right, both of Olympia, Wash., hike on Snow Lake Trail, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, above Snoqualmie Pass in Washington state. Some of the first snow of the season fell in the area over the weekend, but that didn't stop several hikers from enjoying the trail. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Kasee Palmer, left, and Summer Sturhan, right, both of Olympia, Wash., hike on Snow Lake Trail, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, above Snoqualmie Pass in Washington state. Some of the first snow of the season fell in the area over the weekend, but that didn't stop several hikers from enjoying the trail. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

5. Washington

The Evergreen State is great for both outdoorsy types and tech geeks, with tech giants like Microsoft and Amazon within. It also has the second-best infrastructure. 

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Spectators watch hot air balloons take off for the KLAQ Balloon Festival, Sunday, May 27, 2012 in Santa Teresa, N.M. Hundreds of spectators gathered at a local country club to watch the hot air balloons take off. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca)

46. New Mexico

New Mexico ranked dead last in public safety and had the second-lowest crime score. Its education was third-lowest as well. 

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A business man walks by a bank in downtown Birmingham, Ala., Wednesday, June 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

47. Alabama

Three of the bottom five states were in the Deep South. Alabama ranked 47th in health care and education, despite a relatively promising 31st-ranked infrastructure.

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Sun flowers and other plants bloom in front of the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

48. Arkansas

The Natural State had the worst-ranked health care, 48th-ranked crime rates, and 47th-ranked economic opportunity. 

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A runner jogs along Pascagoula Beach before sunset, Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016, in Pascagoula, Miss. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

49. Mississippi

Economic issues plagued Mississippi, which ranked last in infrastructure and economic opportunity.

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A near full moon hangs over the city of New Orleans at dusk in this aerial photo, Thursday, April 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

50. Louisiana

Louisiana didn't rank above 39th in any category and earned the lowest score for crime rates

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