Black and White Inequality in All 50 States

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40. Rhode Island
> African American population: 5.4% (20th smallest)
> Median household income: $36,719 (black), $64,284 (white)
> Unemployment rate: 6.9% (black), 5.1% (white)
> Homeownership rate: 30.1% (black), 66.3% (white)
> Incarceration rate (per 100,000): 934 (black), 112 (white)

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39. Maryland
> African American population: 29.0% (4th largest)
> Median household income: $60,618 (black), $85,530 (white)
> Unemployment rate: 6.8% (black), 3.1% (white)
> Homeownership rate: 50.5% (black), 76.1% (white)
> Incarceration rate (per 100,000): 862 (black), 185 (white)

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38. Utah
> African American population: 1.1% (5th smallest)
> Median household income: $40,590 (black), $66,516 (white)
> Unemployment rate: N/A, 3.6% (white)
> Homeownership rate: 33.1% (black), 72.7% (white)
> Incarceration rate (per 100,000): 1,481 (black), 202 (white)

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37. New Mexico
> African American population: 2.0% (11th smallest)
> Median household income: $32,490 (black), $54,864 (white)
> Unemployment rate: 2.1% (black), 5.4% (white)
> Homeownership rate: 43.1% (black), 71.6% (white)
> Incarceration rate (per 100,000): 1,326 (black), 208 (white)

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36. Alaska
> African American population: 3.4% (14th smallest)
> Median household income: $52,562 (black), $81,711 (white)
> Unemployment rate: 6.1% (black), 5.0% (white)
> Homeownership rate: 32.5% (black), 69.1% (white)
> Incarceration rate (per 100,000): 1,053 (black), 278 (white)