States are ranked based on level of education and the average annual salary of residents

states-dumbest-AmericaThis list is based on the level of education a certain percentage of the residents of each state achieves.

According to information compiled by the website, as of 2010 men with a BA make 60% more than their counterparts with a high school diploma -- $40,000 to $64,000 -- while women with BA's make 56.6% more than their counterparts with a lower level of education -- $30,000 to $47,000.

And the gulf is widening. Twenty years ago male...

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