Taxpayers in Nevada aren't getting a very good return on investment, according to a recent study by WalletHub. In fact, the study claims the Silver State has the 9th worst ROI in the country.
Researchers compared each state across 23 different metrics covering education, health, safety, economy, infrastructure, and pollution. Nevada's findings are as follows:
Taxpayer ROI in Nevada (1=Best, 25=Avg.):
- 42nd – Overall ROI
- 25th – Total Taxes per Capita (Population Aged 18+)
- 48th – Education
- 38th – Health
- 45th – Safety
- 39th – Economy
Nevada's hospital system was also named the worst in the nation, and violent crime was the second highest.
New Hampshire was considered the best ROI for taxpayers thanks in part to having the lowest percentage of residents in poverty.