Special Report

The Richest County in Every State

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6. Colorado: Douglas County
> Median household income: $115,314 (state: $68,811)
> Poverty rate: 3.5% (state: 10.9%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 2.1% (state: 2.6%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 57.9% (state: 40.1%)
> Largest place in county: Highlands Ranch

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7. Connecticut: Fairfield County
> Median household income: $92,969 (state: $76,106)
> Poverty rate: 8.8% (state: 10.0%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 3.4% (state: 3.6%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 47.4% (state: 38.9%)
> Largest place in county: Bridgeport

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8. Delaware: New Castle County
> Median household income: $70,996 (state: $65,627)
> Poverty rate: 11.4% (state: 11.9%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 3.8% (state: 3.7%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 35.9% (state: 31.4%)
> Largest place in county: Wilmington

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9. Florida: St. Johns County
> Median household income: $77,323 (state: $53,267)
> Poverty rate: 8.4% (state: 14.8%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 2.4% (state: 3.2%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 43.7% (state: 29.2%)
> Largest place in county: Fruit Cove

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10. Georgia: Forsyth County
> Median household income: $101,743 (state: $55,679)
> Poverty rate: 5.9% (state: 16.0%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 2.5% (state: 3.4%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 51.7% (state: 30.7%)
> Largest place in county: Cumming

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