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List of U.S. states and territories by income

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Map of states by median household income in 2014.
Map of states by median family income in 2014.

This is a list of U.S. states, territories and the District of Columbia by income.

States and territories ranked by median household income

Data for the states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico is from the U.S. Census (Note that table does not reflect the margin of error in the values).[1] 2011 to 2015 data is unavailable for American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands; data for those territories is from 2009/2010.


Rank State or territory 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011[n 1]
1  Maryland $75,847 $73,971 $72,483 $71,122 $70,004
2  District of Columbia $75,628 $71,648 $67,572 $66,583 $63,124
3  Hawaii $73,486 $69,592 $68,020 $66,259 $61,821
4  Alaska $73,355 $71,583 $72,237 $67,712 $67,825
5  New Jersey $72,222 $71,919 $70,165 $69,667 $67,458
6  Connecticut $71,346 $70,048 $67,098 $67,276 $65,753
7  Massachusetts $70,628 $69,160 $66,768 $65,339 $62,859
8  New Hampshire $70,303 $66,532 $64,230 $63,280 $62,647
9  Virginia $66,262 $64,902 $62,666 $61,741 $61,882
10  California $64,500 $61,933 $60,190 $58,328 $57,287
11 Washington (state) Washington $64,129 $61,366 $58,405 $57,573 $56,835
12  Colorado $63,909 $61,303 $58,823 $56,765 $55,387
13  Minnesota $63,488 $61,481 $60,702 $58,906 $56,954
14  Utah $62,912 $60,922 $59,770 $57,049 $55,869
15  Delaware $61,255 $59,716 $57,846 $58,415 $58,814
16 New York (state) New York $60,850 58,878 $57,369 $56,448 $55,246
17   North Dakota $60,557 $59,029 $55,759 $53,585 $51,704
18  Wyoming $60,214 $57,055 $58,752 $54,901 $56,322
19  Illinois $59,588 $57,444 $56,210 $55,137 $53,234
20  Rhode Island $58,073 $54,891 $55,902 $54,554 $53,636
21  Vermont $56,990 $54,166 $52,578 $52,977 $52,776
 United States $55,775 $53,657 $52,250 $51,371 $50,502
22  Pennsylvania $55,702 $53,234 $52,007 $51,230 $50,228
23  Texas $55,653 $53,035 $51,704 $50,740 $49,392
24  Wisconsin $55,638 $52,622 $51,467 $51,059 $50,395
25  Nebraska $54,996 $52,686 $51,440 $50,723 $50,296
26  Iowa $54,736 $53,712 $52,229 $50,957 $49,427
27  Oregon $54,148 $51,075 $50,251 $49,161 $46,816
28  Kansas $53,906 52,504 $50,972 $50,241 $48,964
29  South Dakota $53,017 $50,979 $48,947 $48,362 $48,321
30  Nevada $52,431 $51,450 $51,230 $49,760 $48,927
31  Maine $51,494 $49,462 $46,974 $46,709 $46,033
32  Arizona $51,492 $50,068 $48,510 $47,826 $46,709
33 Georgia (U.S. state) Georgia $51,244 $49,321 $47,829 $47,209 $46,007
34  Michigan $51,084 $49,847 $48,273 $46,859 $45,981
35  Ohio $51,075 $49,308 $48,081 $46,829 $45,749
36  Indiana $50,532 $49,446 $47,529 $46,974 $46,438
37  Missouri $50,238 $48,363 $46,931 $45,321 $45,247
38  Montana $49,509 $46,328 $46,972 $45,076 $44,222
39  Florida $49,426 $47,463 $46,036 $45,040 $44,299
40  Oklahoma $48,568 $47,529 $45,690 $44,312 $43,225
41  Idaho $48,275 $47,861 $46,783 $45,489 $43,341
42  North Carolina $47,830 $46,556 $45,906 $45,150 $43,916
43  Tennessee $47,275 $44,361 $44,297 $42,764 $41,693
44  South Carolina $47,238 $45,238 $44,163 $43,107 $42,367
45  Louisiana $45,727 $44,555 $44,164 $42,944 $41,734
46  New Mexico $45,382 $44,803 $43,872 $42,558 $41,963
47  Kentucky $45,215 $42,958 $43,399 $41,724 $41,141
48  Alabama $44,765 $42,830 $42,849 $41,574 $41,415
49  West Virginia $42,019 $41,059 $41,253 $40,196 $38,482
50  Arkansas $41,995 $41,262 $40,511 $40,112 $38,758
51  Mississippi $40,593 $39,680 $37,963 $37,095 $36,919
52  Guam $39,052[2]
53 United States Virgin Islands Virgin Islands (U.S.) $37,254[3]
54  American Samoa $23,892[4]
55  Northern Mariana Islands $19,958[5]
56  Puerto Rico $18,626 $18,928 $19,183 $19,429 $18,660

States and territories ranked by per capita income

All data is from the 2010-2014 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates.[6][7][n 2] Per capita income data in unavailable for American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Rank State or territory Per capita
income
Median
household
income
Median
family
income
Population Number of
households
Number of
families
1  District of Columbia $45,877 $71,648 $84,094 658,893 277,378 117,864
2  Connecticut $39,373 $70,048 $88,819 3,596,677 1,355,817 887,263
3  New Jersey $37,288 $69,160 $87,951 8,938,175 2,549,336 1,610,581
4  Massachusetts $36,593 $71,919 $88,419 6,938,608 3,194,844 2,203,675
5  Maryland $36,338 $73,971 $89,678 5,976,407 2,165,438 1,445,972
6  New Hampshire $34,691 $66,532 $80,581 1,326,813 519,756 345,901
7  Virginia $34,052 $64,902 $78,290 8,326,289 3,083,820 2,058,820
8 New York (state) New York $33,095 $58,878 $71,115 19,746,227 7,282,398 4,621,954
9   North Dakota $33,071 $59,029 $75,221 739,482 305,431 187,800
10  Alaska $33,062 $71,583 $82,307 736,732 249,659 165,015
11  Minnesota $32,638 $61,481 $77,941 5,457,173 2,129,195 1,369,594
12  Colorado $32,357 $61,303 $75,405 5,355,866 2,039,592 1,315,283
13 Washington (state) Washington $31,841 $61,366 $74,193 7,061,530 2,679,601 1,725,099
14  Rhode Island $30,830 $54,891 $71,212 1,055,173 409,654 257,165
15  Delaware $30,488 $59,716 $72,594 935,614 349,743 233,000
16  California $30,441 $61,933 $71,015 38,802,500 12,758,648 8,762,059
17  Illinois $30,417 $57,444 $71,796 12,880,580 4,772,421 3,099,184
18  Hawaii $29,736 $69,592 $79,187 1,419,561 450,769 314,151
19  Wyoming $29,698 $57,055 $72,460 584,153 232,594 149,032
20  Pennsylvania $29,220 $53,234 $67,876 12,787,209 4,945,972 3,185,054
21  Vermont $29,178 $54,166 $67,154 626,562 257,229 162,017
 United States $28,889 $53,657 $65,910 318,857,056 117,259,427 77,152,072
22  Iowa $28,361 $53,712 $67,771 3,107,126 1,241,471 801,562
23  Wisconsin $28,213 $52,622 $67,187 5,757,564 2,307,685 1,485,877
24  Maine $27,978 $49,462 $62,078 1,330,089 549,841 344,585
25  Kansas $27,870 $52,504 $66,425 2,904,021 1,109,280 728,602
26  Oregon $27,646 $51,075 $62,670 3,970,239 1,535,511 966,250
27  Nebraska $27,446 $52,686 $66,120 1,881,503 740,765 480,317
28  Texas $27,125 $53,035 $62,830 26,956,958 9,277,197 6,407,165
29  South Dakota $26,959 $50,979 $66,936 853,175 334,475 211,235
30  Ohio $26,937 $49,308 $62,300 11,594,163 4,593,172 2,923,523
31  Michigan $26,613 $49,847 $62,143 9,909,877 3,834,574 2,485,159
32  Florida $26,582 $47,463 $57,212 19,893,297 7,328,046 4,693,411
33  Missouri $26,126 $48,363 $61,299 6,063,589 2,354,809 1,508,816
34  Montana $25,989 $46,328 $60,643 1,023,579 410,962 251,176
35  North Carolina $25,774 $46,556 $57,380 9,943,964 3,790,620 2,492,048
36  Nevada $25,773 $51,450 $60,824 2,839,099 1,021,519 642,461
37  Arizona $25,715 $50,068 $59,700 6,731,484 2,428,743 1,579,481
38 Georgia (U.S. state) Georgia $25,615 $49,321 $58,885 10,097,343 3,587,521 2,426,392
39  Oklahoma $25,229 $47,529 $58,710 3,878,051 1,459,759 966,516
40  Indiana $25,140 $49,446 $60,780 6,596,855 2,502,739 1,657,223
41  Tennessee $24,922 $44,361 $55,557 6,549,352 2,509,665 1,660,344
42  Utah $24,877 $60,922 $69,535 2,942,902 918,370 691,495
43  Louisiana $24,800 $44,555 $56,573 4,649,676 1,718,194 1,112,659
44  South Carolina $24,596 $45,238 $56,491 4,832,482 1,826,914 1,201,616
45  Idaho $23,938 $47,861 $58,101 1,634,464 591,587 407,499
46  Kentucky $23,684 $42,958 $54,776 4,413,457 1,712,094 1,124,586
47  New Mexico $23,683 $44,803 $54,705 2,085,572 760,916 489,532
48  Alabama $23,606 $42,830 $53,764 4,849,377 1,841,217 1,232,515
49  Arkansas $22,883 $41,262 $51,528 2,966,369 1,131,288 752,212
50  West Virginia $22,714 $41,059 $52,413 1,850,326 735,375 472,869
51  Mississippi $21,036 $39,680 $50,178 2,994,079 1,095,823 738,463
52  Guam[2] $12,864 $39,052 162,742
53  Puerto Rico $11,241 $18,928 $22,477 3,548,397 1,233,490 867,505

About the District of Columbia and territories

The District of Columbia and the inhabited U.S. territories (Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa) are not formally US states, but their residents are American citizens (except for American Samoa — people born in American Samoa are non-citizen U.S. nationals).[8] Puerto Rico has a higher population than 21 US states, while D.C. has a higher population than 2 states.

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Territories data (except Puerto Rico) is from 2009/2010.
  2. ^ Data for Guam is from Bls.guam.gov.

References

  1. ^ Bureau, U.S. Census. "American FactFinder - Results". factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  2. ^ a b http://bls.guam.gov/wp-content/uploads/bsk-pdf-manager/76_HOUSEHOLDPERCAPITAINCOME-2010.PDF Bls.guam.gov. Bureau of Labor Statistics - Department of Labor - Government of Guam. Leah Beth O. Naholowaa, Director. Gary A. Hiles, Chief Economist. Household and per capita income: 2010. Retrieved October 6, 2018.
  3. ^ https://www.ruralhealthinfo.org/states/us-virgin-islands Ruralhealthinfo.org. U.S. Virgin Islands. Retrieved October 6, 2018.
  4. ^ https://www.ruralhealthinfo.org/states/american-samoa Ruralhealthinfo.org. American Samoa. Retrieved October 6, 2018.
  5. ^ https://www.ruralhealthinfo.org/states/northern-mariana Ruralhealthinfo.org. Northern Mariana Islands. Retrieved October 6, 2018.
  6. ^ "SELECTED ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS 2010-2014 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2016-02-12.
  7. ^ "ACS DEMOGRAPHIC AND HOUSING ESTIMATES 2010-2014 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2016-02-12.
  8. ^ https://harvardlawreview.org/2017/04/american-samoa-and-the-citizenship-clause/ American Samoa and the Citizenship Clause: A Study in Insular Cases Revisionism. Chapter 3. Harvard Law Review. Retrieved October 6, 2018.

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