States With the Most Dangerous Weather

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25. North carolina
> Fatalities per 1M people: 7.6
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 75 (9th highest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 18.6 (18th lowest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: Wind-related (20 deaths)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $11.95 billion (13th highest)
> Median household income: $47,830 (10th lowest)

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24. Tennessee
> Fatalities per 1M people: 7.7
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 50 (17th highest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 25.9 (24th highest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: Wind-related (4 deaths)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $441.4 million (19th highest)
> Median household income: $47,275 (9th lowest)

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23. Texas
> Fatalities per 1M people: 7.7
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 206 (the highest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 36.36 (15th highest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: Tornado (38 deaths)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $11.95 billion (2nd highest)
> Median household income: $55,653 (22nd highest)

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22. Hawaii
> Fatalities per 1M people: 9.2
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 13 (13th lowest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 14.9 (14th lowest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: Flood (1 deaths)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $490,000 (the lowest)
> Median household income: $73,486 (2nd highest)

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21. Colorado
> Fatalities per 1M people: 9.4
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 50 (17th highest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 21.0 (22nd lowest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: Lightning (2 deaths)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $2.4 billion (9th highest)
> Median household income: $63,909 (11th highest)