List of U.S. states by the number of billionaires

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Map of each state's billionaires as of 2016.
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This is a list of U.S. states and federal district by the number of billionaires as of 15 Sep 2020; the total of 642 billionaires includes 19 persons whose state of residence is unknown at 15 Sep 2020, most of whom hold dual U.S. citizenship. The population ratio is based on 1 Jul 2019 U.S. Census Bureau data. The list of billionaires is compiled annually by Forbes magazine.[1][2]

Table[edit]

Rank by
Number of
Billionaires
(9/15/20)
State or
Federal
District
Number
Billionaire
Residents
(2/12/16)
Number
Billionaire
Residents
(9/15/20)
Billionaires'
Real-Time
Cumul. Worth $M
(9/15/20)
Billionaires/
State's 10M pop.
(7/19 Census)
(9/15/20)
1  California 124 160 984,059 40.49
2  New York 93 114 536,474 58.60
4  Florida 44 58 196,842 27.00
3  Texas 48 60 291,799 20.69
6  Illinois 17 17 61,256 13.42
7  Connecticut 12 14 53,652 39.27
5  Massachusetts 10 20 75,319 29.02
8  Georgia 9 12 54,916 11.30
8  Washington 13 12 458,215 15.76
11  Nevada 8 11 68,983 35.71
17  Michigan 11 7 75,017 7.01
8  Pennsylvania 10 12 32,761 9.37
14  Colorado 10 8 36,005 13.89
14  Tennessee 10 8 32,974 11.71
23  Wyoming 9 5 56,671 86.39
14  Wisconsin 9 8 50,380 13.74
11  Arizona 9 11 37,702 15.11
17  New Jersey 8 7 22,367 7.88
13  Maryland 8 10 31,774 16.54
20  Ohio 6 6 13,807 5.13
20  Missouri 6 6 21,196 9.78
17  Virginia 5 7 49,355 8.20
31  Minnesota 5 2 4,426 5.32
20  Oklahoma 5 6 30,291 15.16
23  Arkansas 5 5 137,263 16.57
27  Indiana 4 3 16,202 4.46
25  Montana 4 4 13,753 37.43
36  Idaho 3 1 3,537 5.60
27  North Carolina 3 3 15,103 2.86
31  Mississippi 0 2 2,726 6.72
27  Nebraska 2 3 89,229 15.51
31  Kansas 2 2 49,023 6.87
31  Oregon 2 2 48,490 4.74
45  New Hampshire 1 0 0 0.00
36  Rhode Island 1 1 1,980 9.44
36  Maine 1 1 1,806 7.44
36  Iowa 1 1 5,420 3.17
31  Hawaii 1 2 19,226 14.13
36  Louisiana 1 1 3,265 2.15
36  South Dakota 1 1 1,633 11.30
36  District of Columbia 0 1 2,520 14.17
27  Kentucky 1 3 9,304 6.71
25  Utah 1 4[3] 5,386 12.48
36  South Carolina 1 1 1,880 1.94
45  West Virginia 0 0[4] 0 0.00
45  Alaska 0 0 0 0.00
45  Vermont 0 0 0 0.00
45  North Dakota 0 0 0 0.00
45  New Mexico 0 0 0 0.00
45  Alabama 0 0 0 0.00
45  Delaware 0 0 0 0.00
52 * Unknown State(s) 0 19 1,380,831 ----
53 Total United States 525 642 $5,086,027 19.56

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Alexander, Dan. "California Leads All States (And All But 2 Countries) With 111 Billionaires". Forbes.
  2. ^ Coudriet, Carter. "The States With the Most Billionaires". Forbes.
  3. ^ "From a Utah Basement to SAP's $8 Billion Acquisition: The 2 Brothers Behind Qualtrics Are Tech's Newest Billionaires". Forbes. Archived from the original on 2019-02-24. Retrieved 2019-02-23.
  4. ^ Helman, Christopher (2021-03-30). "Gov. Jim Justice No Longer A Billionaire, After $850 Million Debt To Insolvent Greensill Capital Revealed". Forbes. Retrieved 2021-06-05.

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