Minn. ranks 3rd for quality of life in U.S.

Elizabeth Clay Roy
Elizabeth Clay Roy, deputy director of Opportunity Nation.
Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Clay Roy

Minnesota ranks third among all the states in Opportunity Nation's Opportunity Index.

The quality of life in Minnesota is above average, ranking third in the nation according to a national comparison of social and economic factors measuring opportunity.

The bipartisan organization Opportunity Nation puts the state behind Vermont and North Dakota in its Opportunity Index, which shows how closely a person's potential for success is tied to where they live.

Opportunity Nation's Deputy Director Elizabeth Clay Roy is visiting Minnesota to work with Opportunity Saint Paul and speaks with MPR News.

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