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Do your values line up with reality?

poor countries



Number of counties by state in the 100 poorest counties, by median income: Kentucky, 29; Mississippi, 13; Texas, 10; Alabama, 7; Arkansas, 7; South Dakota, 6; West Virginia, 6; Louisiana, 5; Georgia, 3; Missouri, 3; Oklahoma, 3; Tennessee, 2; Colorado, 1; Hawai’i, 1; North Dakota, 1; New Mexico, 1; South Carolina, 1; Virginia, 1.
Only New Mexico, Colorado and Hawaii are blue states, based on their 2012 presidential election results (3 counties total out of 100.)

Statistics derived from U.S. Census Bureau data; U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Survey of Current Business; and DataQuick Information Systems, a public records database company located in La Jolla, San Diego, CA.

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