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Here’s the most affordable town for renters in every US state

Using data from the Census Bureau, we found the town in each state with the lowest median gross rent for apartments and other rented housing.

Here’s how Trump’s approval ratings have changed in each state in the 2 years he’s been president

The polling firm Morning Consult releases monthly approval ratings for President Donald Trump in each state.

These 6 maps show how the economies of all 50 US states and DC are doing

Business Insider recently ranked the economies of all 50 states and DC, based on six economic measures. Here's how each state fared on those measures.

Here’s how much of each US state’s workforce is employed by the government

Using US Census Bureau data, we found the share of employed people in each state and DC who work for their local, state, or federal government.

Here’s how we ranked the economies of the 50 US states and DC

In our ranking of the economies of the states and DC, we looked at six measures of economic health. See our methods and sources.

This map shows which states have been hit hardest by the shutdown, and blue states are faring worst

New Mexico, Maryland, Hawaii, and Alaska are most hard-hit by the shutdown. Minnesota, New Hampshire, Nebraska, Iowa and Indiana are least affected.

Map shows how much Trump’s approval ratings have changed in each state since he took office

According to Morning Consult, President Donald Trump's approval dropped in every state and DC between his January 2017 inauguration and December 2018.

This map shows every US state where pot is legal

Marijuana is legal for adults over the age of 21 in 10 states; medical marijuana is legal in 33.
Workers protest outside a McDonald's restaurant on November 10, 2015 in Miami, Florida. The protesters are demanding action from state legislators and presidential candidates to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.

The minimum wage is set to increase in 21 states and DC in 2019 — here’s what it will be in every state

Using data from the Economic Policy Institute and Wolters Kluwer, we looked at how minimum wages are changing in the states over the next year.

Here’s how many people in each state were born outside the US

Recently released Census data shows the share of each state's population that was born outside the US.