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States That Had the Best Economic Security in 2020

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15. New Jersey
> Economic security score: 55.38
> Median household income: $85,751 — 3rd highest
> Poverty rate: 9.2% — 5th lowest
> Population without health insurance: 7.9% — 23rd lowest
> Overall well-being score: 65.80 — 3rd highest

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14. Hawaii
> Economic security score: 55.94
> Median household income: $83,102 — 4th highest
> Poverty rate: 9.3% — 6th lowest
> Population without health insurance: 4.2% — 3rd lowest
> Overall well-being score: 66.40 — the highest

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13. Maryland
> Economic security score: 56.25
> Median household income: $86,738 — the highest
> Poverty rate: 9.0% — 4th lowest
> Population without health insurance: 6.0% — 12th lowest
> Overall well-being score: 66.09 — 2nd highest

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12. Colorado
> Economic security score: 56.33
> Median household income: $77,127 — 9th highest
> Poverty rate: 9.3% — 7th lowest
> Population without health insurance: 8.0% — 25th lowest
> Overall well-being score: 65.08 — 10th highest

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11. Wisconsin
> Economic security score: 56.49
> Median household income: $64,168 — 21st highest
> Poverty rate: 10.4% — 16th lowest
> Population without health insurance: 5.7% — 8th lowest
> Overall well-being score: 64.55 — 18th highest

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