Special Report

States That Had the Best Economic Security in 2020

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25. Vermont
> Economic security score: 53.79
> Median household income: $63,001 — 25th lowest
> Poverty rate: 10.2% — 15th lowest
> Population without health insurance: 4.5% — 4th lowest
> Overall well-being score: 63.27 — 8th lowest

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24. Washington
> Economic security score: 53.84
> Median household income: $78,687 — 7th highest
> Poverty rate: 9.8% — 9th lowest
> Population without health insurance: 6.6% — 17th lowest
> Overall well-being score: 65.24 — 9th highest

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23. Maine
> Economic security score: 53.84
> Median household income: $58,924 — 16th lowest
> Poverty rate: 10.9% — 19th lowest
> Population without health insurance: 8.0% — 25th highest
> Overall well-being score: 64.52 — 19th highest

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22. Alaska
> Economic security score: 53.92
> Median household income: $75,463 — 12th highest
> Poverty rate: 10.1% — 13th lowest
> Population without health insurance: 12.2% — 7th highest
> Overall well-being score: 64.78 — 13th highest

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21. Massachusetts
> Economic security score: 53.99
> Median household income: $85,843 — 2nd highest
> Poverty rate: 9.4% — 8th lowest
> Population without health insurance: 3.0% — the lowest
> Overall well-being score: 65.59 — 5th highest

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