Livingston was ranked the richest county in Michigan in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of the most affluent regions in all 50 states.

Livingston recorded a median household income of $78,430 annually, based on 2017 U.S. Census Bureau data. That compares to a statewide median household income of $52,668 per year, according to the analysis.

Livingston’s poverty rate was pegged at 5.9 percent, and its October 2018 jobless rate stood at 3.3 percent.

Each state’s richest jurisdiction has a median annual household income that outpaces the national average of $57,652, according to Wall St. 24/7. And in 43 states, the richest counties were located in metropolitan areas with high concentrations of well-paying jobs, the analysis concluded.

The percentage of those with bachelor’s degrees in the richest counties was higher than that of the state as a whole in 46 states, according to the study. The four exceptions involved the wealthiest counties in North Dakota, Wyoming, Nevada and Montana – all resource-rich regions.

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Wealthiest Counties by State

StateCounty With Highest GDP Growth% GrowthCounty GDP AmountFastest Growing Industry
AlabamaLee28.1%$6 billionArts, entertainment and recreation
AlaskaAleutians East Borough48.0%$164.3 millionAgriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
ArizonaYavapai12.7%$5.4 billionProfessional, scientific and management
ArkansasVan Buren100.6%$768.3 millionConstruction
CaliforniaSanta Clara30.4%$254.9 billionInformation
ColoradoDolores80.0%$65.8 millionArts, entertainment and recreation
ConnecticutHartford0.2%$74.9 billionProfessional, scientific and management
DelawareSussex43.8%$13.9 billionEducational services and health care and social assistance
FloridaWalton53.0%$2.5 billionProfessional, scientific and management
GeorgiaTelfair54.1%$351.4 millionTransportation and warehousing and utilities
HawaiiKauai9.9%$3.7 billionArts, entertainment and recreation
IdahoPayette31.0%$788 millionEducational services and health care and social assistance
IllinoisHamilton47.5%$220.6 millionAgriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
IndianaLawrence36.6%$1.3 billionRetail trade
IowaLyon46.7%$926 millionEducational services and health care and social assistance
KansasMeade28.2%$236.4 millionConstruction
KentuckyLivingston51.9%$385.5 millionRetail trade
LouisianaCameron Parish110.6%$1 billionAgriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
MainePiscataquis 9.7%$426.7 millionEducational services and health care and social assistance
MarylandWashington26.8%$7.3 billionTransportation and warehousing and utilities
MassachusettsNantucket35.9%$1.1 billionEducational services and health care and social assistance
MichiganMackinac87.7%$629 millionArts, entertainment and recreation
MinnesotaCarver18.5%$4.8 billionArts, entertainment and recreation
MississippiKemper47.8%$421 millionManufacturing
MissouriPutnam52.7%$273.6 millionProfessional, scientific and management
MontanaGolden Valley82.0%$41.5 millionAgriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
NebraskaMcPherson48.8%$22.3 millionArts, entertainment and recreation
NevadaClark12.7%$97.2 billionArts, entertainment and recreation
New HampshireRockingham8.8%$18.4 billionEducational services and health care and social assistance
New JerseySomerset29.6%$37.4 billionProfessional, scientific and management
New MexicoEddy52.7%$6.7 billionRetail trade
New YorkSteuben24.0%$4.4 billionProfessional, scientific and management
North CarolinaAlleghany92.1%$411.5 millionRetail trade
North DakotaMcKenzie47.7%$2 billionTransportation and warehousing and utilities
OhioHarrison129.5%$732.2 millionManufacturing
OklahomaWashington106.3%$5.5 billionEducational services and health care and social assistance
OregonWheeler67.7%$38.8 millionEducational services and health care and social assistance
PennsylvaniaWarren42.3%$2 billionAgriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
Rhode IslandWashington12.2%$5.7 billionArts, entertainment and recreation
South CarolinaLaurens142.8%$3.4 billionArts, entertainment and recreation
South DakotaAurora41.2%$148.7 millionEducational services and health care and social assistance
TennesseeLake79.6%$200.5 millionAgriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
TexasRoberts219.6%$69 millionAgriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
UtahBeaver39.7%$423.5 millionRetail trade
VermontLamoille16.1%$1.2 billionRetail trade
VirginiaWarren51.8%$1.6 billionEducational services and health care and social assistance
WashingtonWhatcom35.7%$11.9 billionEducational services and health care and social assistance
West VirginiaDoddridge134.8%$262.3 millionAgriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
WisconsinForest20.9%$346.9 millionEducational services and health care and social assistance
WyomingLincoln24.5%$1 billionAgriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

Source: Wall St. 24/7