CHICAGO (WLS) -- A survey by 24/7 Wall St. found Illinois to be the worst-run state in the U.S.
The survey, which ranked all 50 states from best to worst, considered factors like debt per capita, unemployment rate and median household income.
The company cited poor finances, a major drop in home values and more people leaving the state than moving in last year as reasons for Illinois' place on the list.
North Dakota was rated the best-run state in the country, mostly noted for its surging economy. Wyoming, Nebraska, Iowa and Minnesota rounded out the Top 5.