The Richest State In The US Is….

The Richest State In The US Is….

It’s no secret that in some states folks are more well off than others. The median household income has gone up $1,500 in the last few years, and unemployment dropped. But even with all that good news there are still some people in certain states that are really struggling.

The U.S. Census Bureau looked at data to come up with their list of the richest and poorest states in the country.

Richest States In America

  1. Maryland-with a median household income of $80,776, the unemployment rate is just 4.1%, and the poverty rate is the second lowest in the country at 9.3%.
  2. New Jersey
  3. Hawaii
  4. Massachusetts
  5. Connecticut

Poorest States In America

  1. West Virginia-median household income of just $43,469, the lowest of any state in the nation. Plus the unemployment rate is the third highest in the country at 5%, and the poverty rate is at 19%, the fourth highest in the U.S.
  2. Mississippi
  3. Arkansas
  4. Louisiana
  5. New Mexico
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