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The Richest County in Each State

Scott County, Minnesota, 23 out of 50
County median household income: $86,112
State median household income: $59,836
Pct. households in county making $200,000 or more: 8.0%
2013 county unemployment rate: 4.7%

Scott County households had an annual median income of $86,112 over the five years through 2013, the highest in the state and one of the higher figures compared to other states’ wealthiest counties. Just 5.5% of county residents lived in poverty on average during the five years, versus the comparable national figure of 15.4%

The wealthiest counties, are often suburban areas, located just outside a major metropolis.

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