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Income 1998

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Table D.  Median Income of Households by State

(In 1998 dollars.  For meaning of symbols, see text)
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                                         Two-year moving averages                     Differences in 2-year 
                    Three-year average   ---------------------------------------------   moving averages
                        1996-1998               1997-1998              1996-1997         1997-98 less 1996-97
     States         ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                       Median   Standard     Median    Standard    Median    Standard                Percent
                       income      error     income       error    income       error  Difference     change
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     United States     37,779        137     38,233         167    37,227         148        1007 *      2.7 *

Alabama                33,394      1,003     34,351       1,210    31,958       1,211        2393 *      7.5 *
Alaska                 51,421      1,236     49,717       1,418    51,786       1,354       -2069       -4.0 *
Arizona                34,402        909     35,170       1,057    33,058       1,085        2112 *      6.4 *
Arkansas               27,471        784     27,117         958    27,373         900        -256       -0.9
California             40,522        548     40,623         604    40,317         710         307        0.8

Colorado               44,349      1,075     45,253       1,282    43,224       1,389        2028 *      4.7 *
Connecticut            44,978      1,832     45,589       1,961    44,213       2,174        1376        3.1
Delaware               42,000      1,260     42,581       1,583    42,270       1,470         310        0.7
District of Columbia   32,999        911     32,895         953    32,783       1,099         112        0.3
Florida                33,234        442     33,935         561    32,396         462        1538 *      4.7 *

Georgia                36,553        891     37,950         869    35,497       1,117        2453 *      6.9 *
Hawaii                 41,932      1,325     41,199       1,580    42,484       1,400       -1285       -3.0
Idaho                  35,554        903     35,302       1,009    34,991       1,131         311        0.9
Illinois               42,065        730     42,552         843    41,509         805        1043        2.5
Indiana                38,580        958     39,613       1,152    38,004       1,048        1609        4.2 *

Iowa                   35,276        954     35,664       1,029    34,405       1,189        1259        3.7
Kansas                 35,867      1,115     36,875       1,338    35,445       1,297        1430        4.0
Kentucky               34,633      1,101     35,113       1,314    33,823       1,308        1289        3.8
Louisiana              32,317      1,072     32,757       1,329    32,608       1,199         148        0.5
Maine                  34,989        854     34,461         977    34,664       1,060        -202       -0.6

Maryland               47,711      1,456     48,714       1,515    46,558       1,742        2156        4.6
Massachusetts          42,017      1,236     42,511       1,392    41,853       1,412         658        1.6
Michigan               40,639        758     40,583         841    40,048         950         536        1.3
Minnesota              44,579      1,159     45,576       1,508    42,906       1,155        2671 *      6.2 *
Mississippi            28,592        924     29,031       1,056    28,329       1,140         703        2.5

Missouri               37,640      1,307     38,662       1,628    36,360       1,512        2302 *      6.3 *
Montana                30,348        914     30,622         943    29,733       1,153         889        3.0
Nebraska               35,661      1,086     35,823       1,274    35,284       1,278         538        1.5
Nevada                 39,751      1,061     39,608       1,166    39,749       1,347        -141       -0.4
New Hampshire          42,511      1,228     43,297       1,438    41,288       1,410        2009        4.9

New Jersey             49,303        971     49,297       1,184    49,041       1,115         256        0.5
New Mexico             29,386        863     31,049       1,058    28,308         948        2741 *      9.7 *
New York               36,845        508     36,875         585    36,571         584         304        0.8
North Carolina         36,407        696     36,118         803    36,692         813        -574       -1.6
North Dakota           31,717        891     31,229       1,055    32,424       1,074       -1195       -3.7

Ohio                   37,005        832     37,811       1,038    36,046         829        1765 *      4.9 *
Oklahoma               31,357        789     32,783         935    30,172         893        2612 *      8.7 *
Oregon                 37,922      1,197     38,447       1,538    37,350       1,297        1098        2.9
Pennsylvania           37,791        713     38,558         846    37,179         818        1380 *      3.7 *
Rhode Island           38,150      1,464     38,012       2,026    36,881       1,416        1131        3.1

South Carolina         34,692      1,037     34,031       1,213    35,404       1,272       -1373       -3.9
South Dakota           31,205        755     31,471         895    30,415         906        1056        3.5
Tennessee              32,397        897     32,602       1,104    31,550       1,033        1052        3.3
Texas                  35,254        555     35,702         642    34,990         693         713        2.0
Utah                   42,073      1,084     43,870       1,315    40,960       1,318        2911 *      7.1 *

Vermont                36,196      1,097     37,485       1,374    34,607       1,260        2878 *      8.3 *
Virginia               42,572      1,326     43,490       1,695    42,181       1,419        1309        3.1
Washington             43,593      1,128     46,339       1,286    41,679       1,402        4660 *     11.2 *
West Virginia          26,950        831     27,310         883    27,072       1,104         238        0.9
Wisconsin              41,032        997     40,769       1,002    40,884       1,255        -115       -0.3
Wyoming                33,783        878     34,597       1,143    33,050         981        1547 *      4.7 *

New York, NY CMSA      41,908        529     41,777         608    41,968         636        -191       -0.5
Los Angeles, CA CMSA   39,111        637     39,520         819    38,682         739         838        2.2
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* Statistically significant at the 90-percent confidence level.
 
Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, March 1997, 1998, and 1999.

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