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Money Income in the United States: 2002 - Median Household Income by State

Three-Year-Average Median Household Income by State: 2000-2002
(Income in 2003 dollars)

States 3-year-average median1 (2000-2002)
Median Income
(dollars)
Standard error
(dollars)
Number of states2 with median income:
Not Statistically different from: Higher than state of interest: Lower than state of interest:
Maryland 55,912 1,096 2 47 0
Alaska 55,412 1,057 5 44 0
Minnesota 54,931 961 5 44 0
New Hampshire 53,549 760 4 44 1
Connecticut 53,325 939 4 44 1
New Jersey 53,266 836 4 44 1
Delaware 50,878 1,103 5 38 6
Massachusetts 50,587 971 5 38 6
Virginia 49,974 831 5 38 6
Hawaii 49,775 907 6 37 6
Colorado 49,617 919 6 37 6
Utah 48,537 924 6 37 6
California 48,113 518 3 37 9
Wisconsin 46,351 725 3 33 13
Nevada 46,289 786 3 33 13
Illinois 45,906 642 5 31 13
Michigan 45,335 724 6 30 13
Rhode Island 44,311 733 8 26 15
Washington 44,252 829 10 24 15
Missouri 43,955 828 10 23 16
Pennsylvania 43,577 527 8 24 17
Nebraska 43,566 757 10 22 17
Ohio 43,332 512 9 23 17
Georgia 43,316 721 12 20 17
Oregon 42,704 601 12 19 18
Kansas 42,523 793 12 19 18
New York 42,432 419 10 19 20
Vermont 41,929 644 9 17 23
Iowa 41,827 744 10 17 22
Indiana 41,581 575 8 17 24
Arizona 41,554 886 9 17 23
Texas 40,659 443 5 17 27
Wyoming 40,499 767 5 17 27
South Dakota 38,755 596 6 10 33
Idaho 38,613 774 6 10 33
Florida 38,533 465 6 10 33
South Carolina 38,460 756 7 9 33
North Carolina 38,432 597 6 10 33
Kentucky 37,893 655 8 8 33
Maine 37,654 634 9 7 33
Alabama 36,771 744 7 5 37
North Dakota 36,717 640 6 5 38
Tennessee 36,329 666 5 5 39
Oklahoma 35,500 481 4 5 40
New Mexico 35,251 849 5 4 40
Montana 33,900 692 4 1 44
Louisiana 33,312 789 3 1 45
Mississippi 32,447 808 3 1 45
Arkansas 32,423 658 3 1 45
West Virginia 30,072 479 0 0 49
Footnotes:
  1. The 3-year-average median is the sum of 3 inflation-adjusted single-year medians divided by 3.
  2. Excludes the District of Columbia.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2002, 2003, and 2004 Annual Social and Economic Supplements.


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