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Julie Fortin, a nursing graduate from Walpole, Mass., celebrates during UNH's commencement in Durham. 

NH only 9th smartest state in nation, topped by Vt. and Mass.

New Hampshire boasts the seventh highest median household income in the country at $60,567. The state also has no general sales tax and no personal income tax. As of October 2010 the state's unemployment rate was 5.4%. According to a study by Phoenix Marketing International in 2013, the state had the eight-largest concentration of millionaires per capita in the country with a ratio of 6.48%.



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