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Which School Districts Spend the Most on Each Student?

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When a school district is well-funded, the students within those school districts are undoubtedly set up for more success in terms of their futures. From AAA State of Play comes this fascinating visualization that takes data from the United States Census Bureau’s annual survey of school system finances to determine which school districts spend the most on their students in America.

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Of the schools across the United States that spend the most on average per student, it was New York that dominated the findings from the study. Of the top 50 school districts within the study that spend the most on their students, nine of the top ten were in New York (90%), along with 37 of the 50 highest spending districts (74%). The highest spending school district in the United States was found to be Syosset Central School District in Syosset, New York, which was found to be spending $32,125 on each student.

According to the research, it was found that these were the ten school districts in the United States that spend the most per student on average.

  1. Syosset Central School District in Syosset, NY ($32,125 per student)
  2. Great Neck Union Free School District in Great Neck, NY ($30,988 per student)
  3. East Ramapo Central School District in Ramapo, NY ($30,051 per student)
  4. Connetquot Central School District in Bohemia, NY ($29,710 per student)
  5. Three Village Central School District in Setauket, NY ($29,859 per student)
  6. Cambridge City Schools in Cambridge, OH ($29,435 per student)
  7. Northport-East Northport Union Free School District in Northport, NY ($28,811 per student)
  8. Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District in Bellmore, NY ($28,480 per student)
  9. White Plains City School District in White Plains, NY ($28,261 per student)
  10. Half Hollow Hills Central School District in Dix Hills, NY ($28,076 per student)

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Where Project Management Specialists Earn the Most in the U.S.

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If you’re currently in your career as a Project Manager, are you reaching your full earnings potential? If not, there’s certainly opportunity out there.

This colorful and fascinating visualization from Financial Force dives into the average salaries of Project Management Specialists, to see just where people in the career fields of project management are making the most and least amounts of money.

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Where do Project Managers make the most money?

Project Management Specialists earn the most in San Jose, California, where the average annual salary is $133,950. Aside from San Jose, the only other metropolitan area in the United States where Project Managers earn more than $130,000 annually is Birmingham, Alabama ($130,250).

Per the research and data from the team at Financial Force, it was found that these were the ten metropolitan areas where Project Management Specialists earned the most on an annual basis.

  1. San Jose, California: $133,950 annually
  2. Birmingham, Alabama: $130,250 annually
  3. Seattle, Washington: $125,330 annually
  4. San Francisco, California: $124,430 annually
  5. New York, New York: $116,230 annually
  6. Washington, D.C.: $114,540 annually
  7. Boulder, Colorado: $110,130 annually
  8. Western Wyoming: $109,490 annually
  9. Decatur, Illinois: $109,190 annually
  10. Durham, North Carolina: $109,180 annually

Which State pays the most for Project Management Specialists?

In New Mexico, Project Management Specialists can earn an average annual salary of $123,160, which is the most of any U.S. state. Other states with annual mean wages of more than $110,000 across the United States include Washington ($120,800), New York ($111,890), New Jersey ($111,460) and Virginia ($109,980).

According to the data and research shown on this visualization, it was determined that these were the ten states where Project Management Specialists made the most annually.

  1. New Mexico: $123,160 annually
  2. Washington: $120,800 annually
  3. New York: $111,890 annually
  4. New Jersey: $111,460 annually
  5. Virginia: $109,980 annually
  6. Alabama: $109,100 annually
  7. California: $108,990 annually
  8. Delaware: $106,930 annually
  9. Massachusetts: $106,690 annually
  10. Illinois: $104,520 annually

The average annual salaries for Project Management Specialists in these ten metropolitan areas across the country are especially impressive considering that the average salary range in general is $65,567 to $77,401 annually.

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Which State is Leading The Nation in Electric Vehicles?

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Which U.S. state would you guess has the most electric vehicles? If you said California, you’d be right! Not only does California have the most electric vehicles overall due to its large population, but California was also found to have the highest rate of electric vehicles on a per capita basis. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the total number of electric vehicle registrations in California reached a high of 425,300. This amounts to a rate of 1,083.9 registrations for every 100,000 people that live in the state. California’s high rate of electric vehicles may be due to the state releasing a plan to phase out gas-powered cars by 2035 to try and improve air quality.

On the flip side, which state in the U.S. has the lowest rate of electric vehicles on the roads? Mississippi’s low number of electric vehicle registrations puts it at the bottom of the list. Only 780 electric vehicles have been registered in the state of Mississippi, leading to a low rate of just 26.34 electric vehicle registrations for every 100,000 people. How many electric vehicles are on the road in all of the other U.S. states? Learn more with this chart that was created by the people at AlansFactoryOutlet.com and ranks all fifty states based on the number of electric vehicles that have been registered per 100,000 residents. Read on to see which states are leading the nation when it comes to driving electric vehicles, and which states still have a long way to go.

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The Oldest Businesses in the United States

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Across America, there are many businesses still in operation that are older than the Declaration of Independence! Since the dawn of the United States, establishing a business to serve the people and make a living has been a cornerstone of the American spirit. This fascinating chart created by the team at Wyoming Trust & LLC Attorney is a celebration of the pioneering backbone of the the United States:

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Did you know that the Jim Beam Distillery has been in operation since George Washington was president? It was established in 1975, making it the oldest business in Kentucky. That’s why I love gathering content to share with Chartistry; you get to learn all sorts of obscure trivia!

The oldest business in the United States that is still operational is the Shirley Plantation in Charles City, Virginia. The grounds were first established in 1613 by English merchant and politician Sir Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr. Here is another fun fact about the baron; the bay, river, a Native American people, and a U.S. state were all named “Delaware” after him.

The second oldest business in America is Tuttle’s Red Barn in Dover, New Hampshire, established in 1632. There are claims that it is the oldest known family-owned farm in America, but this has been challenged. It has been passed down across eleven generations since John Tuttle arrived in the New World with a land grant from Charles II of England. It was originally 20 acres, but it expanded to its peak of 240 acres during the 20th century. Nowadays, the farm’s largest crop is sweet corn.

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