Special Report

States That Had the Best Economic Security in 2020

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45. Arkansas
> Economic security score: 48.01
> Median household income: $48,952 — 3rd lowest
> Poverty rate: 16.2% — 5th highest
> Population without health insurance: 9.1% — 20th highest
> Overall well-being score: 62.37 — 6th lowest

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44. Arizona
> Economic security score: 48.87
> Median household income: $62,055 — 23rd lowest
> Poverty rate: 13.5% — 13th highest
> Population without health insurance: 11.3% — 9th highest
> Overall well-being score: 64.05 — 24th lowest

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43. Alabama
> Economic security score: 48.88
> Median household income: $51,734 — 5th lowest
> Poverty rate: 15.5% — 7th highest
> Population without health insurance: 9.7% — 17th highest
> Overall well-being score: 63.72 — 15th lowest

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42. Michigan
> Economic security score: 49.81
> Median household income: $59,584 — 19th lowest
> Poverty rate: 13.0% — 17th highest
> Population without health insurance: 5.8% — 10th lowest
> Overall well-being score: 64.01 — 21st lowest

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41. California
> Economic security score: 50.22
> Median household income: $80,440 — 5th highest
> Poverty rate: 11.8% — 25th highest
> Population without health insurance: 7.7% — 22nd lowest
> Overall well-being score: 64.77 — 14th highest