America’s Richest and Poorest States

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11. Colorado
> Median household income: $71,953 (2018); $70,676 (2017)
> Bachelor’s degree attainment: 41.7% (2018); 41.2% (2017)
> Poverty rate: 9.6% (2018); 10.3% (2017)
> Unemployment: 3.3% (2018); 2.7% (2017)

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12. Utah
> Median household income: $71,414 (2018); $69,917 (2017)
> Bachelor’s degree attainment: 34.9% (2018); 34.6% (2017)
> Poverty rate: 9.0% (2018); 9.7% (2017)
> Unemployment: 3.1% (2018); 3.3% (2017)

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13. Minnesota
> Median household income: $70,315 (2018); $70,049 (2017)
> Bachelor’s degree attainment: 36.7% (2018); 36.1% (2017)
> Poverty rate: 9.6% (2018); 9.5% (2017)
> Unemployment: 2.9% (2018); 3.4% (2017)

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14. New York
> Median household income: $67,844 (2018); $66,201 (2017)
> Bachelor’s degree attainment: 37.2% (2018); 36.0% (2017)
> Poverty rate: 13.6% (2018); 14.1% (2017)
> Unemployment: 4.1% (2018); 4.7% (2017)

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15. Illinois
> Median household income: $65,030 (2018); $64,493 (2017)
> Bachelor’s degree attainment: 35.1% (2018); 34.4% (2017)
> Poverty rate: 12.1% (2018); 12.6% (2017)
> Unemployment: 4.3% (2018); 4.9% (2017)