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America's Richest and Poorest States

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20. North Dakota
> Median household income: $64,577
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 30.4% (22nd lowest)
> Poverty rate: 10.6% (17th lowest)
> Median home value: $205,400 (25th lowest)
> Population: 762,062

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19. Wyoming
> Median household income: $65,003
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 29.1% (13th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 10.1% (13th lowest — tied)
> Median home value: $235,200 (23rd highest)
> Population: 578,759

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18. Oregon
> Median household income: $67,058
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 34.5% (16th highest)
> Poverty rate: 11.4% (23rd lowest — tied)
> Median home value: $354,600 (6th highest)
> Population: 4,217,737

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17. Illinois
> Median household income: $69,187
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 35.8% (12th highest)
> Poverty rate: 11.5% (25th lowest)
> Median home value: $209,100 (25th highest)
> Population: 12,671,821

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16. Delaware
> Median household income: $70,176
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 33.2% (20th highest — tied)
> Poverty rate: 11.3% (22nd lowest)
> Median home value: $261,700 (17th highest)
> Population: 973,764

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