Special Report

America's Richest and Poorest States

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40. Montana
> Median household income: $57,153
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 33.6% (18th highest — tied)
> Poverty rate: 12.6% (20th highest)
> Median home value: $253,600 (20th highest)
> Population: 1,068,778

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39. North Carolina
> Median household income: $57,341
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 32.3% (24th highest — tied)
> Poverty rate: 13.6% (11th highest — tied)
> Median home value: $193,200 (20th lowest)
> Population: 10,488,084

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38. Missouri
> Median household income: $57,409
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 30.2% (19th lowest — tied)
> Poverty rate: 12.9% (18th highest)
> Median home value: $168,000 (11th lowest)
> Population: 6,137,428

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37. Indiana
> Median household income: $57,603
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 26.9% (9th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 11.9% (23rd highest — tied)
> Median home value: $156,000 (7th lowest)
> Population: 6,732,219

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36. Ohio
> Median household income: $58,642
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 29.3% (14th lowest — tied)
> Poverty rate: 13.1% (15th highest)
> Median home value: $157,200 (8th lowest)
> Population: 11,689,100

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