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Income, Poverty and Health Insurance in the United States: 2003 - Median Household Income by State

Three-Year-Average Median Household Income by State: 2001-2003
(Income in 2003 dollars)

States 3-year-average median1 (2001-2003)
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:
United States 43,527 108  
 
New Jersey 55,221 880 5 0 44
Maryland 55,213 1,061 5 0 44
New Hampshire 55,166 809 5 0 44
Alaska 55,143 994 5 0 44
Connecticut 55,004 992 5 0 44
Minnesota 54,480 847 6 0 43
Virginia 52,587 952 3 5 41
Massachusetts 52,084 874 3 6 40
Delaware 50,451 1,090 6 6 37
Colorado 50,224 920 5 7 37
Hawaii 49,839 945 4 8 37
Utah 49,143 886 4 8 37
California 48,979 550 4 8 37
Wisconsin 46,782 723 5 13 31
Nevada 46,118 911 6 13 30
Washington 45,960 851 6 13 30
Illinois 45,607 664 6 13 30
Rhode Island 45,205 768 10 13 26
Michigan 45,176 707 10 13 26
Nebraska 44,357 817 12 14 23
Pennsylvania 43,869 548 9 17 23
Kansas 43,622 824 13 17 19
Georgia 43,535 756 13 17 19
Ohio 43,535 565 10 19 20
Missouri 43,492 758 13 17 19
Vermont 43,212 650 11 19 19
New York 43,160 486 11 19 19
District of Columbia 42,597 813  
Oregon 42,429 612 10 21 18
Indiana 42,124 625 10 22 17
Arizona 42,062 908 12 21 16
Iowa 41,985 764 11 21 17
Wyoming 41,501 746 6 27 16
Texas 40,934 437 6 28 15
Idaho 40,230 736 5 30 14
South Dakota 39,829 670 4 32 13
South Carolina 38,791 808 9 33 7
Florida 38,572 493 8 34 7
North Dakota 38,212 590 7 35 7
Kentucky 38,161 652 7 35 7
North Carolina 38,096 614 7 35 7
Maine 37,619 649 8 35 6
Tennessee 37,529 742 8 35 6
Alabama 37,419 867 8 35 6
Oklahoma 36,733 492 4 40 5
New Mexico 35,265 815 3 43 3
Montana 34,375 734 3 44 2
Louisiana 34,307 852 3 44 2
Arkansas 33,259 645 3 45 1
Mississippi 31,887 719 2 47 0
West Virginia 31,210 561 1 48 0
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: September 12, 2012