Counties With the Worst Drug Problem in Every State

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11. Hawaii County, Hawaii
> Annual drug deaths per 100,000 residents: 13.0 (county) 12.7 (state)
> Drug-related deaths, 2012-16: 119 (county) 723 (state)
> Poverty rate: 18.7%
> Population 193,680

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12. Gem County, Idaho
> Annual drug deaths per 100,000 residents: 25.0 (county) 14.0 (state)
> Drug-related deaths, 2012-16: 21 (county) 919 (state)
> Poverty rate: 22.2%
> Population 16,853

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13. Saline County, Illinois
> Annual drug deaths per 100,000 residents: 23.9 (county) 14.9 (state)
> Drug-related deaths, 2012-16: 30 (county) 7,670 (state)
> Poverty rate: 22.3%
> Population 24,659

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14. Starke County, Indiana
> Annual drug deaths per 100,000 residents: 42.0 (county) 19.8 (state)
> Drug-related deaths, 2012-16: 49 (county) 5,239 (state)
> Poverty rate: 15.7%
> Population 23,069

15. Webster County, Iowa
> Annual drug deaths per 100,000 residents: 15.7 (county) 9.9 (state)
> Drug-related deaths, 2012-16: 30 (county) 1,230 (state)
> Poverty rate: 15.7%
> Population 37,050