Special Report

States That Had the Best Economic Security in 2020

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40. New York
> Economic security score: 50.28
> Median household income: $72,108 — 14th highest
> Poverty rate: 13.0% — 16th highest
> Population without health insurance: 5.2% — 7th lowest
> Overall well-being score: 64.70 — 16th highest

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39. Oregon
> Economic security score: 50.40
> Median household income: $67,058 — 18th highest
> Poverty rate: 11.4% — 23rd lowest
> Population without health insurance: 7.2% — 20th lowest
> Overall well-being score: 64.42 — 21st highest

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38. South Carolina
> Economic security score: 50.54
> Median household income: $56,227 — 10th lowest
> Poverty rate: 13.8% — 10th highest
> Population without health insurance: 10.8% — 11th highest
> Overall well-being score: 64.11 — 25th lowest

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37. Tennessee
> Economic security score: 50.76
> Median household income: $56,071 — 9th lowest
> Poverty rate: 13.9% — 9th highest
> Population without health insurance: 10.1% — 14th highest
> Overall well-being score: 63.02 — 7th lowest

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36. Florida
> Economic security score: 51.15
> Median household income: $59,227 — 17th lowest
> Poverty rate: 12.7% — 19th highest
> Population without health insurance: 13.2% — 4th highest
> Overall well-being score: 63.98 — 20th lowest