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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.

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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 $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 $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 $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   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 $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 $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 $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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