There's no opinion in the top section: just their bare-bones facts.
All of these lists can be found on https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Lists_of_states_of_the_United_States.
Homicide rate: New Hampshire: absolute lowest as of 2014 at about 0.9 per 100,000, while staying in the 10 lowest for well over a decade.
Poverty rate (by household income):
New Hampshire: absolute lowest, at just 9.2%.
Washington D.C.: if it was counted as a state, it would have the 8th highest poverty rate 18.4%. But remember that it's pretty much a city.
Unemployment rate: New Hampshire, 2nd lowest, at about 2.9%, only beaten by South Dakota at 2.8%.
Washington D.C.: if it was counted as a state, it would have the 7th highest unemployment rate, at about 5.9%
Income inequality, Gini coefficient;
New Hampshire; 4th lowest (Gini coefficient score of 0.425), only beaten by Wyoming (3rd, 0.423), Alaska (2nd, 0.422), and Utah (1st, 0.419).
New York: 2nd highest at 49th, 0.499. Washington D.C.: absolute highest, at 0.532. Remember that D.C. is a city, and cities sometimes have more income inequality.
American Human Development Index rating:
New Hampshire: 6th highest rating, at 5.73.
Okay, maybe Washington D.C. beats New Hampshire for this one at 4th highest at 6.08.
Incarceration/imprisonment and correctional supervision rate:
New Hampshire comes in at 6th lowest incarceration rate (for all ages) at just 362 per 100,000 and the lowest "community supervision" rate at just 590 per 100,000.
New Hampshire comes in at 8th highest.
Washington D.C. comes in at only 43rd highest.
How can economic freedom affect prosperity? Texas vs California: