The real estate blog Movoto derived data collected by Forbes and Celebrity Net Worth to create a fascinating map highlighting the richest person in each U.S. state.
The map (click on it to enlarge) features the darker shades of blue for those at the richest end of the spectrum. The darker shades of red represent the lower end.
Representing the state of Washington is the richest of all, Microsoft founder Bill Gates at $76 billion. Alaska claims the “poorest”, Robert Gillam with $700 million.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffet, of Omaha, Nebraska, came in second place on the map.
The Walton family dominated three states with their inheritance from the Walmart empire. Pictured are Rob Walton, Alice Walton, and Jim Walton.
The Walton family dominated the list in three states, with Walmart heirs Jim Walton topping Arkansas with $35.7 billion, Alice Walton No. 1 in Texas with $35.3 billion, and Christy Walton leading Wyoming at $37.9 billion.