States With the Most Dangerous Weather

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20. South dakota
> Fatalities per 1M people: 9.4
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 8 (10th lowest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 52.0 (11th highest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: N/A (0 deaths)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $191.3 million (20th lowest)
> Median household income: $53,017 (23rd lowest)

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19. Louisiana
> Fatalities per 1M people: 9.5
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 44 (20th highest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 29.34 (21st highest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: Tornado (15 deaths)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $10.33 billion (3rd highest)
> Median household income: $45,727 (7th lowest)

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18. Arizona
> Fatalities per 1M people: 10.0
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 67 (12th highest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 19.4 (20th lowest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: Lightning (9 deaths)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $276.4 million (25th highest)
> Median household income: $51,492 (20th lowest)

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17. Washington
> Fatalities per 1M people: 10.4
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 73 (10th highest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 9.7 (9th lowest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: Wind-related (1 death)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $379.5 million (21st highest)
> Median household income: $64,129 (10th highest)

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16. Wisconsin
> Fatalities per 1M people: 10.4
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 60 (13th highest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 18.1 (17th lowest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: Lightning (12 deaths)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $176.9 million (18th lowest)
> Median household income: $55,638 (23rd highest)