Bloomberg Rankings: States of Misery

By Bloomberg Rankings - 2012-10-09T08:21:50Z

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Minnesota

Rank: 50

2011 Misery Score (100=most miserable): 20.12

Air pollution level: 8.6

Child poverty rate: 13.9%

High school graduation rate: 86.4%

Infant mortality, per 1,000 births: 5.8

Population lacking health insurance: 8.9%

Occupational fatalities per 100,000 workers, over 3 years: 2.5

Poor mental health days in previous 30 days: 2.6

Poor physical health days in previous 30 days: 2.6

Premature death: years lost per 100,000 people: 5,499

Violent crime offenses per 100,000 people: 236

Personal income per capita: $42,847

Income inequality, Gini ratio: 0.440

Un- and under-employment rate: 12.1%

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