Counties With the Worst Drug Problem in Every State

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16. Montgomery County, Kansas
> Annual drug deaths per 100,000 residents: 17.5 (county) 11.9 (state)
> Drug-related deaths, 2012-16: 31 (county) 1,387 (state)
> Poverty rate: 19.0%
> Population 33,765

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17. Floyd County, Kentucky
> Annual drug deaths per 100,000 residents: 68.5 (county) 28.5 (state)
> Drug-related deaths, 2012-16: 136 (county) 5,034 (state)
> Poverty rate: 30.7%
> Population 38,144

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18. St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana
> Annual drug deaths per 100,000 residents: 44.8 (county) 19.2 (state)
> Drug-related deaths, 2012-16: 72 (county) 3,583 (state)
> Poverty rate: 20.1%
> Population 44,091

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19. Washington County, Maine
> Annual drug deaths per 100,000 residents: 15.7 (county) 19.9 (state)
> Drug-related deaths, 2012-16: 26 (county) 1,057 (state)
> Poverty rate: 18.0%
> Population 31,925

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20. Baltimore city, Maryland
> Annual drug deaths per 100,000 residents: 30.1 (county) 22.6 (state)
> Drug-related deaths, 2012-16: 934 (county) 5,412 (state)
> Poverty rate: 23.1%
> Population 621,000