Connecticut Ranked Among 10 Richest States

The state of Connecticut is one of the richest in the United States, according to 24/7 Wall St.

Connecticut is ranked as the sixth richest state in America, according to 24/7 Wall St.’s “Richest and Poorest States” report.  

The financial news website says high educational attainment and a large number of advanced, high-paying jobs have likely contributed to a high concentration of wealth in Connecticut.

The report found that 38.6 percent of adults in Connecticut have a bachelor’s degree, which is the fourth highest of any state.

Here is how Connecticut stacks up:

6. Connecticut
Median household income: $73,433
2016 Unemployment rate: 5.1 percent (16th highest)
Poverty rate: 9.8 percent (4th lowest)
24/7 ranks these as the 10 richest states:

  1. Maryland
  2. Alaska
  3. New Jersey
  4. Massachusetts
  5. Hawaii
  6. Connecticut
  7. New Hampshire
  8. Virginia
  9. California
  10. Washington

24/7 ranks these states as the 10 poorest

  1. Mississippi
  2. West Virginia
  3. Arkansas
  4. Louisiana
  5. Alabama
  6. Kentucky
  7. New Mexico
  8. Tennessee
  9. Oklahoma
  10. South Carolina
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