AP / Seth Perlman
Illinoisians have the lowest opinion of their state, according to a new Gallup poll.
Twenty-five percent consider the Land of Lincoln the absolute worst place to live, while 17 percent of residents from Rhode Island and Connecticut rated their respective states as the worst in the nation. (The most highly-rated states were Texas, Alaska, Hawaii and Montana; meanwhile, Illinois received a "best possible place to live" rating of just three percent.)
Even so, there are worse places.
You could live HERE: