The district of columbia is not a state of course but the u s. Income data annual income from all sources earnings by demographics.
Personal income by state 3rd quarter 2020 state personal income decreased 10 0 percent at an annual rate in the third quarter of 2020 after increasing 35 8 percent in the second quarter.
Income demographics by state. From the census bureau. Based on this the five states with the highest income inequality in the united states are. This report presents data on income earnings income inequality and poverty in the united states based on information collected in the 2020 and earlier current population survey annual social and economic supplements cps asec conducted by the u s.
Its inclusion makes sense given the fact that the. Personal income decreased in every state and the district of columbia ranging from 29 9 percent in west virginia to 0 6 percent in georgia. The state with the highest median household income in the united states as of the us census bureau 2009 is maryland with 69 272 followed by new jersey connecticut and alaska making the northeastern united states the wealthiest area by income in the entire country.
See also earnings by education and employment and unemployment by demographics. Rank state or territory per capita income median household income median family income population number of households number of families 1 district of columbia 45 877. This is a ratio of 44 4 to 1.
Census bureau includes it among the 50 states when listing median income. In 2015 the average income of the top 1 was 2 2 million and the average income of the bottom 99 was 49 617. New york 5102 connecticut 4947 louisiana 4903 california 4880 florida 4852 all five of these states have a gini coefficient that is higher than the u s.
New york has the greatest income inequality in the united states. From the job market and the ratio of costs to profits to the state of the economy and everything else in between average household income rates fluctuate. The results of the census acs survey reveals the average income for people in the united states many factors can influence the median household income across the nation during a given year.
Earnings data are available by demographic characteristics such as age sex race and hispanic or latino ethnicity.