States With the Most Dangerous Weather

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15. Alabama
> Fatalities per 1M people: 10.8
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 52 (15th highest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 55.9 (9th highest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: Tornado (4 deaths)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $73.2 million (8th lowest)
> Median household income: $44,765 (4th lowest)

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14. New mexico
> Fatalities per 1M people: 11.0
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 23 (21st lowest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 26.4 (23rd highest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: Flood (3 deaths)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $86.4 million (10th lowest)
> Median household income: $45,382 (6th lowest)

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13. Illinois
> Fatalities per 1M people: 11.7
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 150 (2nd highest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 32.0 (17th highest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: Wind-related (6 deaths)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $3.13 billion (7th highest)
> Median household income: $59,588 (18th highest)

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12. Idaho
> Fatalities per 1M people: 12.9
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 21 (18th lowest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 11.1 (10th lowest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: N/A (0 deaths)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $571.9 million (17th highest)
> Median household income: $48,275 (11th lowest)

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11. Montana
> Fatalities per 1M people: 13.7
> Total fatalities 2012-2016: 14 (15th lowest)
> Injuries per 1M people: 31.4 (18th highest)
> Top cause of weather death in 2016: Wind-related (1 death)
> Total damage 2012-2016: $98.8 million (13th lowest)
> Median household income: $49,509 (14th lowest)