States With the Most Dangerous Weather

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45. Ohio
> Fatalities per 1M people: 1.9
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 22 (20th lowest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 12.1 (11th lowest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: Lightning (1 death)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $333.9 million (22nd highest)
> Median household income: $51,075 (17th lowest)

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44. Delaware
> Fatalities per 1M people: 2.1
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 2 (4th lowest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 31.16 (19th highest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: N/A (0 deaths)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $9.8 million (2nd lowest)
> Median household income: $61,255 (14th highest)

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43. California
> Fatalities per 1M people: 2.3
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 88 (8th highest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 7.5 (5th lowest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: Wind-related (7 deaths)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $2.29 billion (11th highest)
> Median household income: $64,500 (9th highest)

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42. Georgia
> Fatalities per 1M people: 2.7
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 27 (24th lowest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 16.3 (16th lowest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: Wind-related (4 deaths)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $260.5 million (24th lowest)
> Median household income: $51,244 (19th lowest)

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41. North dakota
> Fatalities per 1M people: 2.7
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 2 (4th lowest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 24.8 (25th highest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: N/A (0 deaths)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $144.9 million (17th lowest)
> Median household income: $60,557 (16th highest)