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Table S1. Median Household Income by State: 1969, 1979, 1989, and 1999

(Income in current and 1999 CPI-U-RS adjusted dollars)

1989 1979 1969
State 1999 Current dollars 1999 dollars Current dollars 1999 dollars Current dollars 1999 dollars
  United States $41,994 $30,056 $39,213 $16,841 $36,029 $8,486 $33,249
Alabama 34,135 23,597 30,786 13,669 29,243 6,419 25,151
Alaska  51,571 41,408 54,023 25,414 54,369 11,817 46,301
Arizona 40,558 27,540 35,930 16,448 35,188 8,199 32,125
Arkansas 32,182 21,147 27,589 12,214 26,130 5,356 20,986
California 47,493 35,798 46,704 18,243 39,028 9,302 36,447
Colorado 47,203 30,140 39,322 18,056 38,628 8,423 33,002
Connecticut 53,935 41,721 54,431 20,077 42,952 10,877 42,618
Delaware 47,381 34,875 45,500 17,846 38,179 9,309 36,474
D.C 40,127 30,727 40,088 16,211 34,681 8,283 32,454
Florida 38,819 27,483 35,856 14,675 31,395 7,168 28,085
Georgia 42,433 29,021 37,862 15,033 32,161 7,346 28,783
Hawaii 49,820 38,829 50,658 20,473 43,799 10,675 41,826
Idaho 37,572 25,257 32,952 15,285 32,700 7,482 29,316
Illinois 46,590 32,252 42,078 19,321 41,334 9,706 38,029
Indiana 41,567 28,797 37,570 17,582 37,614 8,921 34,954
Iowa 39,469 26,229 34,220 16,799 35,939 7,880 30,875
Kansas 40,624 27,291 35,605 16,362 35,004 7,578 29,692
Kentucky 33,672 22,534 29,399 13,965 29,876 6,537 25,613
Louisiana 32,566 21,949 28,636 15,227 32,576 6,538 25,617
Maine 37,240 27,854 36,340 13,816 29,557 7,315 28,661
Maryland 52,868 39,386 51,385 20,281 43,388 10,101 39,577
Massachusetts 50,502 36,952 48,209 17,575 37,599 9,563 37,469
Michigan 44,667 31,020 40,470 19,223 41,125 9,997 39,170
Minnesota 47,111 30,909 40,325 17,761 37,997 8,753 34,295
Mississippi 31,330 20,136 26,270 12,096 25,878 5,221 20,457
Missouri 37,934 26,362 34,393 15,581 33,333 7,672 30,060
Montana 33,024 22,988 29,991 15,420 32,989 7,436 29,135
Nebraska 39,250 26,016 33,942 15,925 34,069 7,426 29,096
Nevada 44,581 31,011 40,458 18,211 38,960 9,505 37,242
New Hampshire 49,467 36,329 47,397 17,013 36,397 8,652 33,900
New Jersey 55,146 40,927 53,395 19,800 42,359 10,371 40,635
New Mexico 34,133 24,087 31,425 14,654 31,350 7,096 27,803
New York 43,393 32,965 43,008 16,647 35,614 9,268 36,313
North Carolina  39,184 26,647 34,765 14,481 30,980 7,025 27,525
North Dakota 34,604 23,213 30,285 15,293 32,717 6,909 27,070
Ohio  40,956 28,706 37,451 17,754 37,982 9,279 36,356
Oklahoma 33,400 23,577 30,760 14,750 31,555 6,596 25,844
Oregon 40,916 27,250 35,552 16,780 35,898 8,296 32,505
Pennsylvania 40,106 29,069 37,925 16,880 36,112 8,548 33,492
Rhode Island 42,090 32,181 41,985 16,097 34,437 8,617 33,763
South Carolina      37,082 26,256 34,255 14,711 31,472 6,835 26,780
South Dakota 35,282 22,503 29,359 13,156 28,145 6,450 25,272
Tennessee 36,360 24,807 32,364 14,142 30,255 6,631 25,981
Texas 39,927 27,016 35,246 16,708 35,744 7,538 29,535
Utah 45,726 29,470 38,448 17,671 37,804 8,482 33,234
Vermont 40,856 29,792 38,868 14,790 31,641 7,961 31,192
Virginia 46,677 33,328 43,481 17,475 37,385 8,293 32,493
Washington 45,776 31,183 40,683 18,367 39,293 9,125 35,753
West Virginia       29,696 20,795 27,130 14,564 31,158 6,487 25,417
Wisconsin  43,791 29,442 38,412 17,680 37,824 8,997 35,251
Wyoming 37,892 27,096 35,351 19,994 42,774 8,035 31,482

SOURCE:  1970, 1980, 1990, and 2000 Censuses of Population
Income Surveys Branch/HHES Division
U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Department of Commerce
Washington, D.C.  20233-8500
(301)763-3242


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Income |  Last Revised: September 16, 2010