Rich people are everywhere,  from the more prosperous states like New York--home to New York  City's Mayor  Michael Bloomberg and his $21.4  billion--to the poorer  states like Arkansas, where Walmart heir and bank CEO  Jim Walton and his $31.1 billion calls  home.

Washington Bill Gates: $70.8  billion

Microsoft CEO

Nebraska  Warren Buffett: $59.8 billion

Berkshire Hathaway CEO

California  Larry Ellison: $46.4 billion

Oracle Corp CEO

Kansas  David Koch: $41.5 billion

Executive VP Koch  Indistries

Arkansas  James Walton: $37.1 billion

Walmart heir and Arvest Bank CEO

Nevada  Sheldon Adelson: $32.2 billion

Las Vegas Sands CEO

New York  Michael Bloomberg: $21.4 billion

Bloomberg LP owner

Virginia  Forrest Mars: $20.1 billion

Part-owner Mars Candy

Massachusetts Abigail Johnson: $16.9  billion

President of Fidelity Financial

Texas  Michael Dell: $16 billion

Dell CEO

Oregon  Philip Knight: $14.7 billion

Nike Chairman

Colorado  Charles Ergen: $13.7 billion

DISH Network founder and chairman

Connecticut  Raymond Dalio: $13.4 billion

Bridgewater Associates Founder

Georgia  Anne Cox Chambers: $11.4 billion

Atlanta Newspapers Chairwoman/Cox Enterprises  Board of Directors

New  Hampshire Richard Cohen: $10 billion

C&S Grovers Chairman

Oklahoma  George Kaiser: $9.8 billion

BOK Financial Chairman

Pennsylvania  Hansjorg Wyss: $9.2B

Synthes Holding chairman

New Jersey  David Tepper: $7.9 billion

Appaloosa Management President and  founder

North  Carolina James Goodnight: $7.4 billion

CEO of SAS

Wisconsin  John Menard, Jr.: $7.3 billion

Menard Inc. Founder

Michigan  Kenneth Dart: $6.6 billion

Dart Container Corp chairman

Florida  Micky Arison: $5.9 billion

Carnival Chairman and CEO

Montana  Dennis Washington: $5.6 billion

Founder of The Washington Companies and  co-founder of the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation

Ohio  Leslie Wexner: $5.2 billion

Chairman and CEO of Limited Brands

Indiana  Gayle Cook: $4.8 billion

Board of directors of medical device firm  Cook Group

Arizona  Bruce Halle: $4.4 billion

Founder of Discount  Tires

 

Maryland  Theodore Lerner: $4.1billion

Founder of real estate firm Lerner  Enterprises

Illinois  Samuel Zell: $3.8 billion

Founder of Equity Residential

Minnesota  Whitney MacMillan: $3.8 billion

CEO of Cargill

Missouri  John Morris: $3.8 billion

Owner, Bass Pro Shops

Tennessee  Thomas Frist, Jr.: $3.2 billion

Founder of HCA, the Hospital Corporation of  America

South  Carolina Anita Zucker: $2.6 billion

Chairwoman and CEO of chemical manufacturer  InterTech Group

Kentucky  Brad M. Kelley: $1.9 billion

Former owner of Commonwealth  Brands

Iowa  Dennis Albaugh: $1.6 billion

Founder of Albaugh Inc.

West  Virginia James Justice II: $1.6 billion

Owner of Southern Coal Corp.

Rhode Island  Jonathan Nelson: $1.5 billion

CEO of Providence Equity Partners

Alabama  Marguerite Harbert: $1.5 billion

Widow construction and energy mogul John  Murdoch Harbert III

Louisiana  Thomas Benson: $1.3 billion

Owner of New Orleans Saints and New Orleans  Hornets

South Dakota  T. Denny Sanford: $1.3 billion

Owner of First Premier Bank and board  co-chair of Sanford Consortium

Idaho  Frank VanderSloot: $1.2 billion

CEO of Melaleuca

Vermont  Robert Stiller: $1.1 billion

Founder of Green Mountain Coffee

North Dakota  Gary Tharaldson: $900 million

Founder of the Tharaldson  Companies

Delaware  Robert W. Gore: $800 million

Chairman, W.L. Gore &  Associates

Maine  Leon Gorman: $800 million

Chairman of L.L. Bean

New Mexico  John Yates: $800 million

President and CEO of McKinley Capital  Management LLC

Hawaii  Jay Shidler: $700 million

Founder of the real estate company The  Shidler Group

Mississippi  Jim Barksdale: $600 million

Chairman of Barksdale Management  Corp.

Utah  Blake Roney: $600 million

Chairman of Nu Skin Enterprises

Alaska  Robert Gillam: $400 million

President and CEO of McKinley Capital  Management LLC

Wyoming  John Martin: $300 million

Chairman and CEO of Gilead  Sciences