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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 American Community Survey (Note that table does not reflect the margin of error in the values).[1] ACS data is unavailable for American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands; data for those territories is from 2010.[note 1]

Rank State or territory 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014[note 2]
1  Washington, D.C. $85,203 $82,372 $75,506 $75,628 $71,648
2  Maryland $83,242 $80,776 $78,945 $75,847 $73,971
3  New Jersey $81,740 $80,088 $76,126 $72,222 $71,919
4  Hawaii $80,212 $77,765 $74,511 $73,486 $69,592
5  Massachusetts $79,835 $77,385 $75,297 $70,628 $69,160
6  Connecticut $76,348 $74,168 $73,433 $71,346 $70,048
7  California $75,277 $71,805 $67,739 $64,500 $61,933
8  New Hampshire $74,991 $73,381 $70,936 $70,303 $66,532
9  Alaska $74,346 $73,181 $76,440 $73,355 $71,583
10 Washington (state) Washington $74,073 $70,979 $67,106 $64,129 $61,366
11  Virginia $72,577 $71,535 $68,114 $66,262 $64,902
12  Colorado $71,953 $69,117 $65,685 $63,909 $61,303
13  Utah $71,414 $65,358 $65,977 $62,912 $60,922
14  Minnesota $70,315 $68,388 $65,599 $63,488 $61,481
15 New York (state) New York $67,844 $64,894 $62,909 $60,850 $58,878
16  Illinois $65,030 $62,992 $60,960 $59,588 $57,444
17  Delaware $64,805 $62,852 $61,757 $61,255 $59,716
18  Rhode Island $64,340 $63,870 $60,596 $58,073 $54,891
19  North Dakota $63,837 $61,843 $60,656 $60,557 $59,029
20  Oregon $63,426 $60,212 $57,532 $54,148 $51,075
 United States $63,179 $60,336 $57,617 $55,775 $53,657
21  Wyoming $61,584 $60,434 $59,882 $60,214 $57,055
22  Pennsylvania $60,905 $59,105 $56,907 $55,702 $53,234
23  Vermont $60,782 $57,513 $57,677 $56,990 $54,166
24  Wisconsin $60,773 $59,305 $56,811 $55,638 $52,622
25  Texas $60,629 $59,206 $56,565 $55,653 $53,035
26  Iowa $59,955 $58,570 $56,247 $54,736 $53,712
27  Nebraska $59,566 $59,970 $56,927 $54,996 $52,686
28  Arizona $59,246 $56,581 $53,558 $51,492 $50,068
29 Georgia (U.S. state) Georgia $58,756 $56,183 $53,559 $51,244 $49,321
30  Nevada $58,646 $58,003 $55,180 $52,431 $51,450
31  Kansas $58,218 $56,422 $54,935 $53,906 $52,504
32  Michigan $56,697 $54,909 $52,491 $51,084 $49,847
33  South Dakota $56,274 $56,521 $54,467 $53,017 $50,979
34  Ohio $56,111 $54,021 $52,344 $51,075 $49,308
35  Indiana $55,746 $54,181 $52,314 $50,532 $49,446
36  Maine $55,602 $55,277 $53,079 $51,494 $49,462
37  Idaho $55,583 $52,225 $51,807 $48,275 $47,861
38  Florida $55,462 $52,594 $50,860 $49,426 $47,463
39  Montana $55,328 $53,386 $50,027 $49,509 $46,328
40  Missouri $54,478 $53,578 $51,746 $50,238 $48,363
41  North Carolina $53,855 $52,752 $50,584 $47,830 $46,556
42  Tennessee $52,375 $51,340 $48,547 $47,275 $44,361
43  South Carolina $52,306 $50,570 $49,501 $47,238 $45,238
44  Oklahoma $51,924 $50,051 $49,176 $48,568 $47,529
45  Kentucky $50,247 $48,375 $46,659 $45,215 $42,958
46  Alabama $49,861 $48,123 $46,257 $44,765 $42,830
47  Guam $48,274[3]
48  Louisiana $47,905 $46,145 $45,146 $45,727 $44,555
49  New Mexico $47,169 $46,744 $46,748 $45,382 $44,803
50  Arkansas $47,062 $45,869 $44,334 $41,995 $41,262
51  Mississippi $44,717 $43,529 $41,754 $40,593 $39,680
52  West Virginia $44,097 $43,469 $43,385 $42,019 $41,059
53 United States Virgin Islands Virgin Islands (U.S.) $37,254[4]
54  American Samoa $23,892[5]
55  Northern Mariana Islands $19,958[6]
56  Puerto Rico $20,296 $19,343 $20,078 $18,626 $18,928

States and territories ranked by per capita income

Most data is from the 2010 to 2014 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates.[7][8][note 3]

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  U.S. Virgin Islands $21,362 $37,254 $45,058 106,405 43,214 26,237
52  Mississippi $21,036 $39,680 $50,178 2,994,079 1,095,823 738,463
53  Guam $16,549 $48,274 $50,607 162,742 42,026 34,199
54  Puerto Rico $12,081 $19,775 $23,793 3,195,153 1,222,606 850,665
55  Northern Mariana Islands $9,656 $19,958 $22,455 53,833 16,035 10,714
56  American Samoa $6,311 $23,892 $24,706 55,519 9,688 8,834

Source for American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands and U.S. Virgin Islands: American FactFinder.[3]

About Washington, D.C. and territories

Washington, D.C. and the inhabited U.S. territories (Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa) are not formally U.S. states, but their residents are U.S. citizens (except for American Samoa — people born in American Samoa are non-citizen U.S. nationals).[9] Puerto Rico has a higher population than 21 U.S. states, while Washington, D.C. has a higher population than 2 U.S. states.

See also

Notes

  1. ^ The U.S. Census Bureau collects data for the 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico every year (in American Community Survey estimates). However, the U.S. Census Bureau collects data for American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands only once every 10 years.[2]
  2. ^ Territories data (except Puerto Rico) is from 2010.
  3. ^ Data for American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands is from the 2010 U.S. Census (American FactFinder). Puerto Rico data is from the 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

References

  1. ^ "S1901: INCOME IN THE PAST 12 MONTHS (IN 2018 INFLATION-ADJUSTED DOLLARS)". data.census.gov. December 19, 2019. Retrieved December 20, 2019.
  2. ^ https://www.hhs.gov/sites/default/files/section-1557-top-15-languages-faqs.pdf Hhs.gov. Section 1557 FAQs. Retrieved July 5, 2019.
  3. ^ a b American FactFinder. Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2010. 2010 American Samoa / Guam / Northern Mariana Islands Demographic Profile Data. Retrieved July 5, 2019.
  4. ^ https://www.ruralhealthinfo.org/states/us-virgin-islands Ruralhealthinfo.org. U.S. Virgin Islands. Retrieved October 6, 2018.
  5. ^ https://www.ruralhealthinfo.org/states/american-samoa Ruralhealthinfo.org. American Samoa. Retrieved October 6, 2018.
  6. ^ https://www.ruralhealthinfo.org/states/northern-mariana Ruralhealthinfo.org. Northern Mariana Islands. Retrieved October 6, 2018.
  7. ^ "SELECTED ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS 2010-2014 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2020-02-14. Retrieved 2016-02-12.
  8. ^ "ACS DEMOGRAPHIC AND HOUSING ESTIMATES 2010-2014 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2020-02-14. Retrieved 2016-02-12.
  9. ^ 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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