North Dakota has every reason to puff out its chest and shout from the rooftops about its awesomeness. North Dakota's breathtaking natural beauty, adds a layer of allure to the state's appeal. With its expansive prairies, rolling hills, and majestic Badlands, North Dakota offers outdoor enthusiasts a paradise for hunting and fishing.

But that's not all! According to the latest research from Storage Company Pink Storage, it's officially the top dog among all the states. The study looked at 16 key indicators when purchasing a home across 4 main categories such as the housing market, economy, crime rate and education.

So what makes North Dakota stand head and shoulders above the rest?

Well, let's start with the daily grind. North Dakota residents get to enjoy some of the shortest commute times in the entire country. No more staring at brake lights for hours on end—North Dakotans can hit the road and get where they're going without all the headache.

But it's not just about getting from point A to point B. North Dakota also boasts the lowest unemployment rates across the nation. That means more folks are finding stable jobs and building bright futures right in their own backyard.

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And let's talk about real estate. If you're in the market for a new home or looking to invest, North Dakota is where it's at. With housing prices shooting up faster than a rocket on the Fourth of July, it's a hot spot for anyone wanting to make a smart move.

So while some states might be lagging behind, North Dakota is leading the pack with its unbeatable combination of job opportunities, affordable housing, and stress-free commutes. It's time to let the world know: North Dakota has bragging rights, and it's not afraid to flaunt them!

LOOK: Highest-paying jobs in Bismarck that don't require a college degree

Stacker ranked the 50 highest-paying jobs in Bismarck that don't require a college degree, using annual compensation data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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