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The Richest County in Every State

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31. New Mexico: Los Alamos County
> Median household income: $115,248 (state: $48,059)
> Poverty rate: 5.3% (state: 20.0%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 3.1% (state: 4.8%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 66.5% (state: 27.1%)
> Largest place in county: Los Alamos

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32. New York: Nassau County
> Median household income: $111,240 (state: $65,323)
> Poverty rate: 5.7% (state: 14.6%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 3.4% (state: 4.0%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 45.2% (state: 35.9%)
> Largest place in county: Hempstead

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33. North Carolina: Wake County
> Median household income: $76,956 (state: $52,413)
> Poverty rate: 9.8% (state: 15.4%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 3.1% (state: 4.0%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 51.8% (state: 30.5%)
> Largest place in county: Raleigh

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34. North Dakota: Williams County
> Median household income: $86,575 (state: $63,473)
> Poverty rate: 6.9% (state: 10.9%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 1.4% (state: 2.5%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 24.8% (state: 29.5%)
> Largest place in county: Williston

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35. Ohio: Delaware County
> Median household income: $104,322 (state: $54,533)
> Poverty rate: 4.6% (state: 14.5%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 3.2% (state: 4.2%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 54.4% (state: 27.8%)
> Largest place in county: Delaware

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