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Exactly which states are in the Northeast, Midwest, South, and West, according to the US government

The United States is home to several different regions and subregions, and there's plenty of debate over which region and subregion— from New England to the Midwest to the South — is home to which states.

The hourly wage needed to rent a two-bedroom home in every state

This map shows what you need to earn per hour to afford a two-bedroom rental home without paying more than 30% of your income.

Here’s where you can legally smoke marijuana in 2018

It will be legal to use marijuana in nine states, including California, Nevada, and Vermont, in 2018. Here's the full list.
Texas had an impressive 5.2% GDP growth rate in Q4 2017.

How quickly each US state’s economy is growing, in one map

The US Bureau of Economic Analysis recently released estimates for how quickly each state's economy grew in the fourth quarter of 2017. Texas' GDP grew at a 5.2% annualized rate, while North Dakota's fell 1.3%.
Change in the probability of death between ages 20 and 55 years, 1990-2016. States are listed in descending order according to probability of death in 2016.

People’s chances of dying young have increased in 21 US states — here are the places where an early death is most likely

People born in certain states are much more likely to die an early death and to live fewer healthy years when compared to people born in healthier states.

These states could be hit the hardest by a trade war with China

Not every state will be hit equally hard should a US-China trade war intensify. Five states export more goods to China than any other country.
Wage growth in Idaho is over 5%.

States where pay is rising the fastest, ranked

Wage growth is happening in most places across the US, but paychecks are rising faster in some states than others.

Americans in almost every state saw their incomes go up last year

According to a Bureau of Economic Analysis report, personal income rose in every state except North Dakota between 2016 and 2017.
When it comes to income inequality, southern states appear to have it the worst.

Income inequality is growing across the US — here’s how bad it is in every state

Income inequality — the gap between the rich and the poor — is getting bigger in the US. But it's not the same in each state. See how your state stacks up.

Here’s how we ranked the state economies

Our methods and sources for our ranking of the state economies.