States With the Most Dangerous Weather

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10. Mississippi
> Fatalities per 1M people: 14.4
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 43 (22nd highest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 142.2 (5th highest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: Lightning (3 deaths)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $920.1 million (14th highest)
> Median household income: $40,593 (the lowest)

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9. Missouri
> Fatalities per 1M people: 14.9
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 90 (7th highest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 191.1 (4th highest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: Lightning (4 deaths)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $405.4 million (20th highest)
> Median household income: $50,238 (15th lowest)

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8. Kentucky
> Fatalities per 1M people: 15.7
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 69 (11th highest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 77.7 (6th highest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: Wind-related (1 death)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $218.7 million (21st lowest)
> Median household income: $45,215 (5th lowest)

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7. Utah
> Fatalities per 1M people: 16.7
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 49 (19th highest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 26.7 (22nd highest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: Lightning (1 death)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $134.3 million (16th lowest)
> Median household income: $62,912 (13th highest)

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6. West virginia
> Fatalities per 1M people: 17.3
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 32 (25th highest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 21.7 (23rd lowest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: Flood (24 deaths)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $324.0 million (23rd highest)
> Median household income: $42,019 (3rd lowest)