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The Richest County in Every State

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11. Hawaii: Honolulu County
> Median household income: $82,906 (state: $78,084)
> Poverty rate: 8.7% (state: 9.9%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 2.4% (state: 2.7%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 34.3% (state: 32.5%)
> Largest place in county: Honolulu

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12. Idaho: Ada County
> Median household income: $63,137 (state: $53,089)
> Poverty rate: 11.0% (state: 13.8%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 2.2% (state: 2.9%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 37.8% (state: 26.9%)
> Largest place in county: Boise

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13. Illinois: Kendall County
> Median household income: $91,764 (state: $63,575)
> Poverty rate: 5.3% (state: 13.1%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 3.0% (state: 3.9%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 35.4% (state: 34.1%)
> Largest place in county: Oswego

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14. Indiana: Hamilton County
> Median household income: $94,644 (state: $54,325)
> Poverty rate: 4.7% (state: 14.1%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 2.3% (state: 3.2%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 57.8% (state: 25.9%)
> Largest place in county: Carmel

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15. Iowa: Dallas County
> Median household income: $84,790 (state: $58,580)
> Poverty rate: 5.9% (state: 11.7%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 1.5% (state: 2.6%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 49.4% (state: 28.2%)
> Largest place in county: Waukee

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