Special Report

Black and White Inequality in All 50 States

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45. North Dakota
> African American population: 2.0% (12th smallest)
> Median household income: $31,456 (black), $62,480 (white)
> Unemployment rate: N/A, 2.6% (white)
> Homeownership rate: 6.3% (black), 64.9% (white)
> Incarceration rate (per 100,000): 888 (black), 170 (white)

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44. Washington
> African American population: 3.5% (15th smallest)
> Median household income: $45,866 (black), $66,681 (white)
> Unemployment rate: 6.1% (black), 5.3% (white)
> Homeownership rate: 34.5% (black), 66.9% (white)
> Incarceration rate (per 100,000): 1,272 (black), 224 (white)

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43. Delaware
> African American population: 21.2% (8th largest)
> Median household income: $47,189 (black), $65,267 (white)
> Unemployment rate: 6.2% (black), 3.7% (white)
> Homeownership rate: 51.4% (black), 79.5% (white)
> Incarceration rate (per 100,000): 1,238 (black), 259 (white)

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42. Vermont
> African American population: 1.2% (6th smallest)
> Median household income: $40,201 (black), $58,031 (white)
> Unemployment rate: N/A, 3.2% (white)
> Homeownership rate: 12.8% (black), 71.9% (white)
> Incarceration rate (per 100,000): 2,357 (black), 225 (white)

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41. Oregon
> African American population: 1.8% (9th smallest)
> Median household income: $31,833 (black), $55,803 (white)
> Unemployment rate: N/A, 4.9% (white)
> Homeownership rate: 33.2% (black), 64.3% (white)
> Incarceration rate (per 100,000): 2,061 (black), 366 (white)

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