The Richest Person in Each State

The US has some of the wealthiest people in the world. In fact, 7 out of the 10 richest this year according to Forbes come from the US. On this list compiled by USA Today on the other hand, we will get to see who are the richest in each state. You will see that there are also huge gaps among the wealthiest.

According to Forbes’ ranking of global billionaires, 15 of the 26 wealthiest people on Earth are American. While most wealthy people tend to live in or near major economic centers in states with large economies, the extremely wealthy live where they please and can be found all across the country. All but six states have at least one billionaire, and all but one of those six have people with a net worth of at least $500 million.

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Source: neatorama

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