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:
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:
- New Jersey
- New Hampshire
24/7 ranks these states as the 10 poorest
- West Virginia
- New Mexico
- South Carolina