Special Report

The Worst Statistic About Your State

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Colorado: 31%

In Colorado, just 14.6% of Hispanic adults graduated college, less than a third of the white college degree attainment rate, which is 45.6%.

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Connecticut: $7,258

The average debt for bank-issued credit cards in Connecticut is $7,258, the highest of any of the lower 48 states (Alaska has even higher credit card debt).

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Delaware: 2.4%

Just 2.4% of the energy used in Delaware comes from renewable sources, one of the lowest shares of any U.S. state. Nationally, 11.7% of energy production comes from renewable non-hydro sources.

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Florida: 120 direct hits

Due to its location relative to the Atlantic Ocean, Florida has been slammed by 120 hurricanes since 1851. Texas is next with 64.

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Georgia: 40

According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, Georgia has 40 hate groups, including multiple chapters of the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis, and Skinheads.

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