Special Report

America's Richest and Poorest States

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5. California
> Median household income: $80,440
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 35.0% (13th highest)
> Poverty rate: 11.8% (25th highest)
> Median home value: $568,500 (2nd highest)
> Population: 39,512,223

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4. Hawaii
> Median household income: $83,102
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 33.6% (18th highest — tied)
> Poverty rate: 9.3% (6th lowest — tied)
> Median home value: $669,200 (the highest)
> Population: 1,415,872

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3. New Jersey
> Median household income: $85,751
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 41.2% (3rd highest)
> Poverty rate: 9.2% (5th lowest)
> Median home value: $348,800 (7th highest)
> Population: 8,882,190

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2. Massachusetts
> Median household income: $85,843
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 45.0% (the highest)
> Poverty rate: 9.4% (8th lowest)
> Median home value: $418,600 (3rd highest)
> Population: 6,892,503

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1. Maryland
> Median household income: $86,738
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 40.9% (4th highest)
> Poverty rate: 9.0% (3rd lowest — tied)
> Median home value: $332,500 (9th highest)
> Population: 6,045,680

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