This map shows the richest person in each state of the US. Courtesy of real estate blog Movoto, you can see that the gap between even the richest in America is pretty large.
Bill Gates is sitting up in Washington as the richest in the U.S. and the world, while the “poorest” rich person lives in Alaska. Not everyone made their money the same way either; they are all either entrepreneurs, heirs or heiresses, and widows. Sam Walton, the founder of Wal-Mart, is responsible for three of those heirs in Arkansas, Texas and Wyoming.
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