Best States No. 4: Colorado
With a No. 31 rank for overall cost of living, Colorado isn't cheap. But, the state is ranked No. 13 for individual income taxes (4.6 percent) and No. 6 for sales taxes (2.9 percent).
The Centennial State is ranked No. 15 for median household income ($55,387), and it has a 9.10 percent poverty rate.
Colorado is ranked No. 18 for the percentage of online households (82.7percent), and it's ranked No. 20 for its crime rate. The median age of its 5,187,582 residents is a young 36.2.