The 7 Worst States to Live in the Future
Mississippi continues to have a staggering unemployment rate of 8.7 percent, leaving over 116,000 without work. Many of those who are employed report being stuck in low-skilled jobs and feeling pessimistic about economic improvement, according to the Gallup survey. In addition, 13 percent of Mississippi’s population suffers from diabetes, 32 percent are obese, and 23 percent are uninsured. The prospect of an untrained and unhealthy labor force could detract businesses and residents in the future.