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The Richest County in Every State

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26. Montana: Richland County
> Median household income: $67,272 (state: $52,559)
> Poverty rate: 5.4% (state: 13.7%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 2.8% (state: 3.4%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 19.0% (state: 31.2%)
> Largest place in county: Sidney

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27. Nebraska: Sarpy County
> Median household income: $79,549 (state: $59,116)
> Poverty rate: 5.4% (state: 11.6%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 2.8% (state: 3.1%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 40.1% (state: 31.3%)
> Largest place in county: Bellevue

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28. Nevada: Elko County
> Median household income: $77,209 (state: $57,598)
> Poverty rate: 11.9% (state: 13.7%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 2.7% (state: 4.1%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 18.2% (state: 24.2%)
> Largest place in county: Elko

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29. New Hampshire: Rockingham County
> Median household income: $90,429 (state: $74,057)
> Poverty rate: 4.7% (state: 7.9%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 2.5% (state: 2.6%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 40.7% (state: 36.5%)
> Largest place in county: Derry

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30. New Jersey: Hunterdon County
> Median household income: $112,535 (state: $79,363)
> Poverty rate: 4.8% (state: 10.4%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 2.5% (state: 3.2%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 52.0% (state: 38.9%)
> Largest place in county: Flemington

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