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New Jersey had the nation's highest property taxes and Hawaii had the lowest.
Bridgeport and Yonkers were judged the most ethnically diverse cities in Fairfield County and Westchester, respectively.
WalletHub analyzed 184 cities in a 39-item data set ranging from assaults per capita to unemployment rate to road quality.
WalletHub added that the average S&P 100 company paid a 77 percent higher tax rate than the top 1 percent of consumers.
Only Newark, New Jersey, was considered by WalletHub as a less inviting retirement location.
The new WalletHub survey “2018’s Best & Worst States for Summer Road Trips” ranked Connecticut as 49th out of the 50 states.
A new WalletHub ranking of "fun" states as determined by entertainment, sports, hospitality and recreation-focused activities found New York in second place and Connecticut ranked 38th.
One of the biggest knocks against working in New York as a doctor – long cited by physicians themselves – is the high cost of malpractice liability insurance.
The WalletHub study found Connecticut had the nation’s second highest home heating oil costs ($76 per month) and the third highest monthly electric costs ($166 per month).
Frustration over a lack of detail leaves observers hopeful but wary.
However, Connecticut ranked fifth among the states with the least punitive state medical boards.