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Income 1999

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Table D.  Income of Households by State Using 2- and 3-Year Average Medians

(Income in 1999 dollars.  For meaning of symbols, see text)
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                                                        2-year-average medians 2/         Differences in 2-year-
                     3-year-average media---------------------------------------------       average medians
                           (1997-1999)             1998-1999            1997-1998        1998-1999 less 1997-1998
     States         ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                       Median   Standard     Median    Standard    Median    Standard                Percent
                       income      error     income       error    income       error  Difference     change
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     United States     39,657        143     40,280         176    39,078         170        1202 *      3.1 *

Alabama                35,478        980     36,640       1,036    35,110       1,238        1530        4.4
Alaska                 51,046      1,357     51,660       1,795    50,815       1,449         845        1.7
Arizona                36,337        895     37,514       1,023    35,947       1,080        1567 *      4.4 *
Arkansas               28,398        806     29,019         924    27,716         979        1303        4.7
California             42,262        505     42,791         529    41,520         617        1271 *      3.1 *
Colorado               46,950      1,067     47,987       1,074    46,252       1,311        1735        3.8
Connecticut            47,997      1,702     49,167       2,108    46,596       2,004        2571 *      5.5
Delaware               44,627      1,444     44,606       1,695    43,521       1,618        1085        2.5
District of Columbia   35,309        941     36,429       1,221    33,621         974        2808 *      8.4 *
Florida                35,081        480     35,778         587    34,684         573        1094 *      3.2 *

Georgia                39,003        832     39,476       1,064    38,788         889         688        1.8
Hawaii                 42,864      1,352     43,051       1,724    42,109       1,615         942        2.2
Idaho                  36,023        902     36,698       1,038    36,082       1,032         616        1.7
Illinois               44,459        740     45,262         943    43,492         861        1770 *      4.1 *
Indiana                40,635      1,078     40,769       1,374    40,488       1,177         281        0.7
Iowa                   38,047        860     39,537         967    36,452       1,052        3086 *      8.5 *
Kansas                 37,618      1,267     37,499       1,557    37,689       1,367        -191       -0.5
Kentucky               35,226      1,109     35,477       1,249    35,888       1,343        -411       -1.1
Louisiana              33,218      1,077     32,565       1,219    33,480       1,359        -915       -2.7
Maine                  36,459        866     37,680         989    35,222         998        2457 *      7.0 *

Maryland               50,630      1,411     51,715       1,816    49,790       1,549        1925        3.9
Massachusetts          43,697      1,307     43,736       1,681    43,450       1,422         286        0.7
Michigan               43,066        722     44,491         809    41,480         860        3012 *      7.3 *
Minnesota              46,802      1,261     48,112       1,540    46,583       1,541        1529        3.3
Mississippi            30,628        930     31,152       1,064    29,673       1,080        1479        5.0
Missouri               40,166      1,258     41,277       1,304    39,516       1,664        1762        4.5
Montana                31,280        776     31,759         872    31,298         964         461        1.5
Nebraska               37,338      1,065     38,002       1,219    36,614       1,302        1388        3.8
Nevada                 40,882      1,098     41,157       1,299    40,482       1,191         675        1.7
New Hampshire          44,891      1,296     46,059       1,590    44,254       1,469        1805        4.1

New Jersey             50,234      1,012     50,428       1,174    50,386       1,210          42        0.1
New Mexico             31,981      1,030     32,357       1,314    31,735       1,082         623        2.0
New York               38,479        548     39,139         689    37,689         598        1450 *      3.8 *
North Carolina         37,057        705     36,985         847    36,916         821          69        0.2
North Dakota           32,238        919     31,925       1,050    31,919       1,077           6        0.0
Ohio                   38,970        855     39,701       1,082    38,646       1,061        1055        2.7
Oklahoma               33,311        910     33,695       1,161    33,507         956         188        0.6
Oregon                 39,768      1,208     40,321       1,335    39,296       1,572        1025        2.6
Pennsylvania           38,938        773     38,936         950    39,410         865        -474       -1.2
Rhode Island           40,213      1,668     42,260       1,952    38,852       2,071        3408 *      8.8 *

South Carolina         35,376      1,097     35,282       1,273    34,783       1,240         499        1.4
South Dakota           33,438        734     34,746         803    32,166         915        2580 *      8.0 *
Tennessee              34,393        948     35,690       1,093    33,322       1,128        2368 *      7.1 *
Texas                  37,320        602     37,776         706    36,491         657        1285 *      3.5 *
Utah                   45,257      1,130     45,686       1,249    44,839       1,345         847        1.9
Vermont                39,419      1,132     40,936       1,254    38,313       1,405        2622 *      6.8 *
Virginia               44,884      1,414     45,031       1,661    44,451       1,732         580        1.3
Washington             46,788      1,203     47,054       1,423    47,362       1,315        -308       -0.7
West Virginia          28,420        760     28,363         802    27,913         903         450        1.6
Wisconsin              43,055      1,025     44,032       1,318    41,670       1,024        2363 *      5.7 *
Wyoming                36,039        964     36,712       1,086    35,361       1,168        1351        3.8
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* Statistically significant at the 90-percent confidence level.

1/ The 3-year-average median is the sum of inflation-adjusted single-year medians divided by three.
2/ The 2-year-average median is the sum of inflation-adjusted single-year medians divided by two.

Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, March 1998, 1999, 2000.


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