According to wallstreet.com, Mississippi is one of the worst run states in the nation. Mississippi is number 48 on the list , which ranks best states to worst states.
> Debt per capita: $2,376 (15th lowest)
> Credit rating (S&P/Moody’s): AA/Aa2
> Unemployment rate: 5.9% (9th highest)
> Median household income: $39,680 (the lowest)
> Poverty rate: 21.5% (the highest)
It may not be surprising to find what may be the worst economy in the country ranked as the third worst-run state. The typical household in Mississippi earns just $39,680 a year, the lowest such amount in the country. Similarly, 21.5% of Mississippi residents live in poverty, the highest poverty rate nationwide. The job climate is also dismal. Mississippi’s unemployment rate of 5.9% is the ninth highest in the nation. From 2010 through 2014, the state’s workforce shrank by 5.4%, while the country’s workforce grew by 6.7%. In the same time period, as a result of people moving in and out of the state, Mississippi’s total population shrank by 0.6%, the fifth largest net migration decline of any state.
Read more: The Best and Worst Run States in America: A Survey of All 50 – 24/7 Wall St. http://247wallst.com/special-report/2015/12/03/the-best-and-worst-run-states-in-america-a-survey-of-all-50-4/11/#ixzz3teoGqv00
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