Special Report

Black and White Inequality in All 50 States

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50. Hawaii
> African American population: 1.9% (10th smallest)
> Median household income: $69,448 (black), $74,197 (white)
> Unemployment rate: N/A, 3.4% (white)
> Homeownership rate: 22.3% (black), 53.6% (white)
> Incarceration rate (per 100,000): 585 (black), 246 (white)

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49. Montana
> African American population: 0.4% (the smallest)
> Median household income: $55,809 (black), $50,858 (white)
> Unemployment rate: N/A, 4.0% (white)
> Homeownership rate: 40.3% (black), 68.8% (white)
> Incarceration rate (per 100,000): 1,985 (black), 316 (white)

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48. Idaho
> African American population: 0.5% (2nd smallest)
> Median household income: $40,278 (black), $49,245 (white)
> Unemployment rate: N/A, 3.8% (white)
> Homeownership rate: 30.1% (black), 71.3% (white)
> Incarceration rate (per 100,000): 2,160 (black), 458 (white)

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47. West Virginia
> African American population: 3.8% (16th smallest)
> Median household income: $31,740 (black), $42,349 (white)
> Unemployment rate: 6.6% (black), 6.0% (white)
> Homeownership rate: 38.8% (black), 74.0% (white)
> Incarceration rate (per 100,000): 1,234 (black), 348 (white)

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46. New Hampshire
> African American population: 1.4% (7th smallest)
> Median household income: $36,821 (black), $70,659 (white)
> Unemployment rate: N/A, 2.8% (white)
> Homeownership rate: 42.5% (black), 72.4% (white)
> Incarceration rate (per 100,000): 1,040 (black), 202 (white)

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