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States That Had the Best Economic Security in 2020

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20. Missouri
> Economic security score: 54.08
> Median household income: $57,409 — 13th lowest
> Poverty rate: 12.9% — 18th highest
> Population without health insurance: 10.0% — 15th highest
> Overall well-being score: 63.77 — 16th lowest

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19. Montana
> Economic security score: 54.12
> Median household income: $57,153 — 11th lowest
> Poverty rate: 12.6% — 20th highest
> Population without health insurance: 8.3% — 24th highest
> Overall well-being score: 63.34 — 9th lowest

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18. Connecticut
> Economic security score: 54.30
> Median household income: $78,833 — 6th highest
> Poverty rate: 10.0% — 12th lowest
> Population without health insurance: 5.9% — 11th lowest
> Overall well-being score: 65.40 — 7th highest

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17. Texas
> Economic security score: 54.79
> Median household income: $64,034 — 22nd highest
> Poverty rate: 13.6% — 11th highest
> Population without health insurance: 18.4% — the highest
> Overall well-being score: 63.43 — 11th lowest

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16. Idaho
> Economic security score: 54.98
> Median household income: $60,999 — 20th lowest
> Poverty rate: 11.2% — 21st lowest
> Population without health insurance: 10.8% — 12th highest
> Overall well-being score: 63.35 — 10th lowest

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