Recently Gallup did a survey on residents pride of living in a state. Most survey respondents did not say their state was the single best place to live, preferring instead to say it was "one of the best." Residents who have a lot of state pride also generally boast a greater standard of living, higher trust in state government, and less resentment toward the amount they pay in state taxes.
Top 10 places to live:
7. New Hampshire
8. North Dakota
Texans were most likely to say their state was the very best place to live. J