States With the Most Dangerous Weather

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5. Alaska
> Fatalities per 1M people: 17.7
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 13 (13th lowest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 13.6 (12th lowest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: N/A (0 deaths)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $81.3 million (9th lowest)
> Median household income: $73,355 (3rd highest)

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4. Arkansas
> Fatalities per 1M people: 17.9
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 53 (14th highest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 363.5 (the highest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: Heat (1 death)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $547.3 million (18th highest)
> Median household income: $41,995 (2nd lowest)

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3. Oklahoma
> Fatalities per 1M people: 24.9
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 96 (6th highest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 207.7 (3rd highest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: Tornado (6 deaths)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $3.21 billion (6th highest)
> Median household income: $48,568 (12th lowest)

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2. Wyoming
> Fatalities per 1M people: 29.3
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 17 (17th lowest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 46.5 (13th highest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: Cold-related (1 death)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $39.8 million (6th lowest)
> Median household income: $60,214 (17th highest)

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1. Nevada
> Fatalities per 1M people: 51.7
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 146 (3rd highest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 218.6 (2nd highest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: Heat (50 deaths)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $259.9 million (23rd lowest)
> Median household income: $52,431 (22nd lowest)