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Money Income in the United States: 2000 - Median Household Income by State

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Table E. Income of Households by State Using 2- and 3-Year-Average Medians
(Income in 2000 dollars)


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



(Income in 2000 dollars)

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                                                                          2-year-average medians 2/           Differences in

                                         3-year-average median 1/         ------------------------------------2-year-average medians

                    2000 Median Income   (1998-2000)                      1999-2000         1998-1999         (1999-2000 less 1998-1999)

     States         ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ----------

                                                        # of states with income

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                             Standard          Standard Lower  Same Higher         Standard          Standard                Percent

                       Value    error    Value    error  than    as  than    Value    error    Value    error  Difference     change

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United States         42,148      197   41,789      148   (X)   (X)   (X)   42,168      162   41,609      182          558*      1.3 *



Maryland              51,695    2,012   52,846    1,540    45     4     0   52,881    1,767   53,422    1,876         -541      -1.0

Alaska                50,746    1,634   52,492    1,454    45     4     0   51,993    1,615   53,365    1,854       -1,372      -2.6

New Jersey            51,032      903   51,739      919    45     4     0   51,320      973   52,092    1,213         -772      -1.5

Connecticut           50,360    2,086   50,647    1,727    41     8     0   51,432    1,850   50,790    2,177          642       1.3

Minnesota             50,865    1,703   50,088    1,289    41     8     0   49,846    1,364   49,699    1,591          147       0.3

Colorado              48,506    1,715   49,216    1,039    41     5     3   49,238    1,338   49,571    1,109         -333      -0.7

New Hampshire         48,928    2,374   48,029    1,483    34    12     3   48,323    1,811   47,579    1,642          744       1.6

Virginia              50,069    2,253   47,701    1,482    34    12     3   48,678    1,688   46,517    1,715        2,161       4.6

Delaware              50,154    2,717   47,438    1,640    32    14     3   49,283    2,102   46,080    1,751        3,204*      7.0 *

Illinois              46,435    1,187   46,649      823    33    10     6   47,193      925   46,756      974          437       0.9

Utah                  45,230    1,264   46,539    1,041    31    12     6   46,436    1,218   47,194    1,290         -757      -1.6

Washington            42,024    1,658   46,412    1,239    31    12     6   44,598    1,547   48,606    1,470       -4,007*     -8.2 *

Michigan              46,181    1,437   46,034      812    31    12     6   46,986    1,033   45,961      836        1,026       2.2

Massachusetts         46,947    1,717   45,769    1,399    30    13     6   46,312    1,597   45,180    1,737        1,132       2.5

Hawaii                48,026    2,050   45,657    1,471    30    13     6   46,945    1,587   44,472    1,781        2,473       5.6

Wisconsin             45,349    1,723   45,441    1,189    30    13     6   46,357    1,509   45,486    1,361          870       1.9

California            46,802      909   45,070      525    30    11     8   46,008      672   44,204      547        1,804*      4.1 *

Missouri              47,462    1,835   44,247    1,167    28    12     9   45,160    1,287   42,640    1,347        2,521*      5.9 *

Rhode Island          42,973    2,533   43,428    1,712    22    17    10   43,676    1,899   43,655    2,017           20       0.0

Nevada                44,755    1,440   43,262    1,117    23    13    13   43,918    1,397   42,515    1,342        1,402       3.3

Ohio                  43,894    1,088   41,972      879    22    10    17   42,421      866   41,011    1,117        1,410       3.4

Oregon                42,440    1,642   41,915    1,144    20    12    17   42,260    1,206   41,652    1,379          608       1.5

Iowa                  42,993    1,394   41,560      886    20    11    18   42,808    1,052   40,843      999        1,965*      4.8 *

Georgia               42,887      960   41,481      864    20    11    18   41,822      990   40,779    1,099        1,044       2.6

Pennsylvania          43,742    1,297   41,394      861    20    11    18   41,507    1,045   40,220      981        1,287       3.2

Indiana               39,717    1,693   41,315    1,204    17    14    18   41,010    1,426   42,114    1,420       -1,104      -2.6

Vermont               38,150    1,889   40,908    1,165    17    14    18   40,589    1,385   42,287    1,295       -1,698      -4.0

New York              41,605      867   40,822      608    18    12    19   41,504      731   40,431      712        1,073*      2.7 *

Maine                 41,597    1,152   39,815      857    14    14    21   40,918    1,039   38,924    1,021        1,995*      5.1 *

Arizona               41,456    1,342   39,653      909    14    14    21   39,911    1,064   38,752    1,056        1,159       3.0

Texas                 39,842      837   39,296      619    14     9    26   40,065      782   39,023      729        1,042*      2.7

Nebraska              38,574    1,902   39,029    1,148    11    13    25   39,332    1,374   39,257    1,259           75       0.2

North Carolina        38,829    1,352   38,413      808    10    11    28   38,712      991   38,205      874          506       1.3

Kansas                37,705    2,029   38,393    1,398     8    16    25   38,220    1,736   38,736    1,608         -516      -1.3

Wyoming               39,026    1,834   38,291    1,060    10    11    28   38,839    1,312   37,924    1,122          915       2.4

District of Columbia  38,752    1,798   38,005    1,141     8    13    28   39,369    1,429   37,632    1,261        1,737       4.6

Idaho                 37,462    1,659   37,760    1,002     8    13    28   37,287    1,279   37,909    1,072         -621      -1.6

Florida               37,998      823   37,305      530     8    10    31   37,540      612   36,959      606          581       1.6

Kentucky              37,186    1,686   36,826    1,122     8    10    31   36,113    1,329   36,647    1,291         -534      -1.5

South Carolina        37,119    1,292   36,671    1,065     7    11    31   37,455    1,280   36,447    1,315        1,008       2.8

Alabama               33,105    1,960   36,268    1,060     6    11    32   35,267    1,325   37,849    1,071       -2,582*     -6.8 *

South Dakota          36,172    1,287   35,986      765     6     9    34   36,681      923   35,893      829          788       2.2

Tennessee             33,885    1,524   35,874      994     5    10    34   35,824    1,190   36,868    1,130       -1,044      -2.8

New Mexico            35,254    1,945   34,035    1,231     2     9    38   34,410    1,547   33,425    1,357          985       2.9

Oklahoma              32,445    1,040   34,020      943     2     8    39   33,235    1,101   34,807    1,199       -1,572*     -4.5

North Dakota          35,349    1,647   33,769    1,001     2     6    41   34,665    1,251   32,979    1,085        1,686       5.1

Montana               32,045    1,249   32,553      794     2     5    42   32,169      924   32,807      901         -638      -1.9

Louisiana             30,219    1,299   32,500    1,012     2     5    42   32,006    1,066   33,640    1,259       -1,634      -4.9 *

Mississippi           31,528      954   31,963      863     1     6    42   32,581      997   32,180    1,099          400       1.2

Arkansas              30,293      939   30,082      764     0     2    47   30,527      838   29,977      954          550       1.8

West Virginia         29,052      752   29,217      661     0     1    48   29,737      802   29,300      828          437       1.5

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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 1999, 2000, and 2001.


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