For much of 2022 it has been reported that there are many jobs available in New York. The State's unemployment rate, as recently as October, is 3.6% while the Capital Region is at a low 2.2%. Both examples are improvements from a year ago.

So, how does New York rank on the list of best places to find a job?

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Wallet Hub did the research to determine the best places in the country to find a job. Their team of experts looked at a variety of factors including job-market strength, opportunity and a healthy economy.

States in the Northeast did well. Let's take a look at New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. How does New York rank?

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#2 - VERMONT - This New England state is #1 in Job Market at #4 in Economic Environment.

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#3 - NEW HAMPSHIRE - This state has the lowest unemployment rate in the country and is #1 for job opportunities.

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#6 - RHODE ISLAND - First of all, it's not an island and second of all, it's still not an island.

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#7 - MASSACHUSETTS - The commonwealth hit #6 with job opportunities and economic environment. Where the heck is New York?

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#9 - CONNECTICUT - The Nutmeg State has the second highest employment growth in the country. California is #1.

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#10 - NEW JERSEY - Six of the Top 10 best places to find a job in the country are in the Northeast but not New York?

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#16 - MAINE - Did New York even make the Top 20?

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#19 - NEW YORK - The Empire State ranks second to last in job opportunities but 4th highest in monthly average starting salaries. New York also has the longest average commute in the United States.

West Virginia ranked last in best places to find a job while Washington State ranked #1.

READ ON: See the States Where People Live the Longest

Stacker used data from the 2020 County Health Rankings to rank every state's average life expectancy from lowest to highest. The 2020 County Health Rankings values were calculated using mortality counts from the 2016-2018 National Center for Health Statistics. The U.S. Census 2019 American Community Survey and America's Health Rankings Senior Report 2019 data were also used to provide demographics on the senior population of each state and the state's rank on senior health care, respectively.

Read on to learn the average life expectancy in each state.

LOOK: Here's where people in every state are moving to most

Stacker analyzed the Census Bureau's 2019 American Community Survey data to determine the three most popular destinations for people moving out of each state.

LOOK: Best Beers From Every State

To find the best beer in each state and Washington D.C., Stacker analyzed January 2020 data from BeerAdvocate, a website that gathers user scores for beer in real-time. BeerAdvocate makes its determinations by compiling consumer ratings for all 50 states and Washington D.C. and applying a weighted rank to each. The weighted rank pulls the beer toward the list's average based on the number of ratings it has and aims to allow lesser-known beers to increase in rank. Only beers with at least 10 rankings to be considered; we took it a step further to only include beers with at least 100 user rankings in our gallery. Keep reading to find out what the best beer is in each of the 50 states and Washington D.C.

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