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The best 15 states to live in if you want to get rich

Hartford, Connecticut
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Hartford, Connecticut

Where do the wealthiest Americans live?

According to a recent report by GOBankingRates, Connecticut is the nation's richest state.

The personal finance site determined the most financially successful states by analyzing seven factors: the average income of the top 1%; the average income of the bottom 99%; poverty rates; the percentage of the population in the upper, middle, and lower classes; the number of millionaire households; the percentage of millionaire households; and the number of billionaires.

Of course, we can't promise you'll strike it rich if you move to or live in one of these states, but you're bound to be surrounded by financially successful individuals.

Here, we've highlighted the top 15 states, according to GOBankingRates. Read on to see if yours made the cut.

15. Colorado

Average income of top 1%: $1.1 million

Population in upper class: 22%

Percentage of millionaire households: 5.5%

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Colorado Springs, Colorado

14. Hawaii

Average income of top 1%: $690,073

Population in upper class: 17%

Percentage of millionaire households: 7.2%

Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
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Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii

13. New York

Average income of top 1%: $2 million

Population in upper class: 19%

Percentage of millionaire households: 5.8%

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12. Minnesota

Average income of top 1%: $1.04 million

Population in upper class: 24%

Percentage of millionaire households: 5.6%

St. Paul, Minnesota
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St. Paul, Minnesota

11. Wyoming

Average income of top 1%: $2.12 million

Population in upper class: 21%

Percentage of millionaire households: 5.2%

Jackson Hole, Wyoming
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Jackson Hole, Wyoming

10. Virginia

Average income of top 1%: $987,607

Population in upper class: 26%

Percentage of millionaire households: 6.6%

Richmond, Virginia
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Richmond, Virginia

9. North Dakota

Average income of top 1%: $1.28 million

Population in upper class: 25%

Percentage of millionaire households: 4.6%

Fargo, North Dakota
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Fargo, North Dakota

8. Alaska

Average income of top 1%: $833,117

Population in upper class: 25%

Percentage of millionaire households: 6.8%

Ketchikan Harbour in Alaska
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Ketchikan Harbour in Alaska

7. California

Average income of top 1%: $1.41 million

Population in upper class: 19%

Percentage of millionaire households: 6.0%

Los Angeles
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Los Angeles

6. Washington, DC

Average income of top 1%: $1.53 million

Population in upper class: 34%

Percentage of millionaire households: 6.1%

Washington, D.C.
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Washington, D.C.

5. New Hampshire

Average income of top 1%: $1.01 million

Population in upper class: 23%

Percentage of millionaire households: 6.50%

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire

4. Massachusetts

Average income of top 1%: $1.69 million

Population in upper class: 28%

Percentage of millionaire households: 6.7%

Paul Revere in Boston, Massachusetts
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Paul Revere in Boston, Massachusetts

3. New Jersey

Average income of top 1%: $1.45 million

Population in upper class: 25%

Percentage of millionaire households: 7.5%

Jersey City, New Jersey
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Jersey City, New Jersey

2. Maryland

Average income of top 1%: $1.02 million

Population in upper class: 26%

Percentage of millionaire households: 7.7%

Downtown Baltimore, Maryland
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Downtown Baltimore, Maryland

1. Connecticut

Average income of top 1%: $2.4 million

Population in upper class: 27%

Percentage of millionaire households: 7.3%

Hartford, Connecticut
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Hartford, Connecticut