Special Report

The Richest County in Every State

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46. Virginia: Loudoun County
> Median household income: $136,268 (state: $71,564)
> Poverty rate: 3.7% (state: 10.9%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 2.0% (state: 2.6%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 60.8% (state: 38.2%)
> Largest place in county: Leesburg

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47. Washington: King County
> Median household income: $89,418 (state: $70,116)
> Poverty rate: 9.5% (state: 11.5%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 2.7% (state: 4.5%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 51.4% (state: 35.3%)
> Largest place in county: Seattle

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48. West Virginia: Jefferson County
> Median household income: $76,503 (state: $44,921)
> Poverty rate: 9.7% (state: 17.8%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 2.8% (state: 4.8%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 30.8% (state: 20.3%)
> Largest place in county: Corporation of Ranson

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49. Wisconsin: Waukesha County
> Median household income: $84,331 (state: $59,209)
> Poverty rate: 4.9% (state: 11.9%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 2.5% (state: 3.3%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 43.8% (state: 29.5%)
> Largest place in county: Waukesha

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50. Wyoming: Teton County
> Median household income: $83,831 (state: $62,268)
> Poverty rate: 7.1% (state: 11.1%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 2.7% (state: 3.8%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 57.4% (state: 26.9%)
> Largest place in county: Jackson

 

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