Bloomberg Rankings: States of Misery

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

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Wyoming

Rank: 36

2011 Misery Score (100=most miserable): 35.58

Air pollution level: 5.2

Child poverty rate: 12.0%

High school graduation rate: 76.0%

Infant mortality, per 1,000 births: 7.2

Population lacking health insurance: 16.3%

Occupational fatalities per 100,000 workers, over 3 years: 8.4

Poor mental health days in previous 30 days: 3.4

Poor physical health days in previous 30 days: 3.4

Premature death: years lost per 100,000 people: 8,220

Violent crime offenses per 100,000 people: 196

Personal income per capita: $44,861

Income inequality, Gini ratio: 0.423

Un- and under-employment rate: 10.7%

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