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America's 10 worst states to live in 2015

Top States 2015: Lowest Quality of Life

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Places with poor quality of life

Most of us are partial to the place we call home, but face it: Some places are better to live in than others. Our Top States study uses hard data to measure all 50 states. Quality of Life counts for 325 out of our 2,500 possible points. You can see our full rankings and complete methodology here. If you live in one of these 10 states, you probably don't agree. But by the numbers, these are the worst places to call home.

—By CNBC's Scott Cohn
Posted 24 June 2015

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