Special Report

America’s Richest and Poorest States

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26. Nebraska
> Median household income: $59,566 (2018); $60,847 (2017)
> Bachelor’s degree attainment: 32.4% (2018); 31.7% (2017)
> Poverty rate: 11.0% (2018); 10.8% (2017)
> Unemployment: 2.8% (2018); 2.9% (2017)

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27. Arizona
> Median household income: $59,246 (2018); $57,884 (2017)
> Bachelor’s degree attainment: 29.7% (2018); 29.4% (2017)
> Poverty rate: 14.0% (2018); 14.9% (2017)
> Unemployment: 4.8% (2018); 4.9% (2017)

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28. Georgia
> Median household income: $58,756 (2018); $57,322 (2017)
> Bachelor’s degree attainment: 31.9% (2018); 30.9% (2017)
> Poverty rate: 14.3% (2018); 14.9% (2017)
> Unemployment: 3.9% (2018); 4.7% (2017)

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29. Nevada
> Median household income: $58,646 (2018); $59,340 (2017)
> Bachelor’s degree attainment: 24.9% (2018); 24.9% (2017)
> Poverty rate: 12.9% (2018); 13.0% (2017)
> Unemployment: 4.6% (2018); 5.1% (2017)

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30. Kansas
> Median household income: $58,218 (2018); $57,652 (2017)
> Bachelor’s degree attainment: 33.8% (2018); 33.7% (2017)
> Poverty rate: 12.0% (2018); 11.9% (2017)
> Unemployment: 3.4% (2018); 3.7% (2017)

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