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The Best Statistic About Each State

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Kansas: 36%

Kansas has one of the largest shares of total energy production from renewable sources, and 36% of the state’s electrical production comes from wind energy.

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Kentucky: 116.2 per 100,000

Kentucky has one of the lowest rates of aggravated assault in the country, with just 116.2 incidents reported per 100,000 residents — less than half the national aggravated assault rate.

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Louisiana: 9.09 cents/kWh

Louisiana has the cheapest electricity in the country, at a rate of just 9.09 cents per kilowatt hour. That is less than half the rate of eight states, and less than one-third of Hawaii’s 33.82 cents/kWh.

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Maine: 121 per 100,000 people

Maine’s annual violent crime rate of 121 incidents per 100,000 people is the lowest in the country. The national rate is 383 incidents per 100,000 people.

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Maryland: $80,776

Maryland has the highest median household income in the country at $80,776, more than $20,000 above the national annual median.

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