Special Report

America's Richest and Poorest States

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15. Rhode Island
> Median household income: $71,169
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 34.8% (14th highest — tied)
> Poverty rate: 10.8% (18th lowest)
> Median home value: $283,000 (13th highest)
> Population: 1,059,361

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14. New York
> Median household income: $72,108
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 37.8% (8th highest)
> Poverty rate: 13.0% (16th highest — tied)
> Median home value: $338,700 (8th highest)
> Population: 19,453,561

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13. Minnesota
> Median household income: $74,593
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 37.3% (10th highest)
> Poverty rate: 9.0% (3rd lowest — tied)
> Median home value: $246,700 (21st highest)
> Population: 5,639,632

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12. Alaska
> Median household income: $75,463
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 30.2% (19th lowest — tied)
> Poverty rate: 10.1% (13th lowest — tied)
> Median home value: $281,200 (15th highest)
> Population: 731,545

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11. Utah
> Median household income: $75,780
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 34.8% (14th highest — tied)
> Poverty rate: 8.9% (2nd lowest)
> Median home value: $330,300 (10th highest)
> Population: 3,205,958

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