Special Report

The Richest County in Every State

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36. Oklahoma: Canadian County
> Median household income: $71,157 (state: $51,424)
> Poverty rate: 8.4% (state: 16.0%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 2.9% (state: 3.3%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 26.8% (state: 25.2%)
> Largest place in county: Oklahoma City

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37. Oregon: Washington County
> Median household income: $78,010 (state: $59,393)
> Poverty rate: 9.6% (state: 14.1%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 3.1% (state: 4.0%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 43.7% (state: 32.9%)
> Largest place in county: Hillsboro

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38. Pennsylvania: Chester County
> Median household income: $96,726 (state: $59,445)
> Poverty rate: 6.8% (state: 12.8%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 3.3% (state: 4.2%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 51.8% (state: 30.8%)
> Largest place in county: West Chester

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39. Rhode Island: Washington County
> Median household income: $81,301 (state: $63,296)
> Poverty rate: 9.4% (state: 13.1%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 2.4% (state: 3.6%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 45.0% (state: 33.3%)
> Largest place in county: Westerly

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40. South Carolina: Beaufort County
> Median household income: $63,110 (state: $51,015)
> Poverty rate: 11.1% (state: 16.0%)
> Oct. 2019 unemployment: 1.9% (state: 2.6%)
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 40.3% (state: 27.4%)
> Largest place in county: Hilton Head Island

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