Special Report

Counties With Worst Drug Problems in Every State

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Colorado: Huerfano County
> Annual drug deaths per 100,000 residents: 64.0 (county) 17.3 (state)
> Drug-related deaths, 2013-17: 21 (county) 4,697 (state)
> Poverty rate: 14.8% (county) 11.5% (state)
> Population: 6,498

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Connecticut: Windham County
> Annual drug deaths per 100,000 residents: 29.8 (county) 23.2 (state)
> Drug-related deaths, 2013-17: 174 (county) 4,166 (state)
> Poverty rate: 11.1%
> Population: 116,674

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Delaware: New Castle County
> Annual drug deaths per 100,000 residents: 26.8 (county) 25.7 (state)
> Drug-related deaths, 2013-17: 744 (county) 1,212 (state)
> Poverty rate: 11.9%
> Population: 555,036

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Florida: Manatee County
> Annual drug deaths per 100,000 residents: 35.5 (county) 18.9 (state)
> Drug-related deaths, 2013-17: 645 (county) 19,094 (state)
> Poverty rate: 13.4%
> Population: 363,542

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Georgia: Fannin County
> Annual drug deaths per 100,000 residents: 28.7 (county) 13.5 (state)
> Drug-related deaths, 2013-17: 35 (county) 6,888 (state)
> Poverty rate: 15.8%
> Population: 24,480

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