Special Report

The Best Statistic About Each State

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Montana: 93%

Of Montana’s adults, 93% have graduated from high school, the third largest share among states.

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Nebraska: 2.4

Nebraska had the lowest rate of opioid-related overdose deaths, at just 2.4 per 100,000. In several states, it is over 40 per 100,000 people

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Nevada: 1.6%

Just 1.6% of Nevada’s bridges are considered structurally deficient, the lowest share of any state.

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New Hampshire: 1.04 per 100,000

New Hampshire has the lowest murder rate in the country, at just 1.04 per 100,000 people. Louisiana had the highest murder rate, at 12.4 per 100,000 .

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New Jersey: 16.7%

New Jersey has the most wealthy families. Nationwide, 9.0% of families have annual incomes of $200,000 or more. In New Jersey, that figure is 16.7%.

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