Special Report

The Richest County in Every State

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21. Massachusetts: Nantucket County
> Median household income: $105,171 (state: $77,378)
> Poverty rate: 8.6% (state: 10.8%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 1.9% (state: 2.9%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 51.7% (state: 42.9%)
> Largest place in county: Nantucket

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22. Michigan: Livingston County
> Median household income: $80,897 (state: $54,938)
> Poverty rate: 5.6% (state: 15.0%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 2.9% (state: 4.1%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 34.8% (state: 28.6%)
> Largest place in county: Howell

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23. Minnesota: Carver County
> Median household income: $97,895 (state: $68,411)
> Poverty rate: 4.0% (state: 10.1%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 2.4% (state: 3.2%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 48.1% (state: 35.4%)
> Largest place in county: Chaska

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24. Mississippi: Madison County
> Median household income: $71,690 (state: $43,567)
> Poverty rate: 10.9% (state: 20.8%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 4.1% (state: 5.5%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 47.7% (state: 21.8%)
> Largest place in county: Madison

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25. Missouri: St. Charles County
> Median household income: $81,411 (state: $53,560)
> Poverty rate: 5.6% (state: 14.2%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 2.0% (state: 3.1%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 37.8% (state: 28.6%)
> Largest place in county: St. Charles

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