Median Household Income by State

A median is what separates the higher half of a list of numbers from the lower half, in the same way that a median divider on the expressway separates traffic traveling in opposite directions. The median is distinct from the mean because whereas the median indicates the middle number in a set, the mean defines the most frequent number in a set of numbers. The mean and median can be the same, however. 

A median household is found by lining up all household incomes within a particular state and then locating the income that is directly in the center of that range. The income of a household is determined by adding up all earned income from every employed person living in the same house. So for instance, if two parents lived with their three children and all five of them earned income from their job, the total household income would account for the sum of all of their incomes combined. 

Median household income is different from median individual income and is often greater than individual income, as household income is the sum of many people’s incomes, while the individual income is the sum of only one person’s income. 

To learn more about the median household income by state, scroll the charts.

Median Household Income by State

Alabama - Median Household Income

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$56,929

#46 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$7.25

#32 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$48,540

#49 in the US

Alaska - Median Household Income

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$81,133

#12 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$10.34

#20 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$67,742

#12 in the US

Arizona - Median Household Income

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$70,821

#28 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$12.8

#8 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$54,422

#41 in the US

Arkansas - Median Household Income

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$50,784

#49 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$11

#16 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$50,943

#46 in the US

California - Median Household Income

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$81,575

#11 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$15

#1 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$77,211

#4 in the US

Colorado - Median Household Income

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$84,954

#8 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$12.56

#9 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$70,764

#9 in the US

Connecticut - Median Household Income

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$80,958

#13 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$14

#3 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$82,918

#3 in the US

Delaware - Median Household Income

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$68,687

#32 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$10.5

#21 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$59,998

#24 in the US

District of Columbia - Median Household Income

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$90,640

#2 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$15.2

#2 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$98,317

#1 in the US

Florida - Median Household Income

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$59,734

#44 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$10

#22 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$61,529

#21 in the US

Georgia - Median Household Income

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$61,497

#42 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$7.25

#33 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$55,366

#37 in the US

Hawaii - Median Household Income

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$82,199

#9 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$10.1

#23 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$58,967

#28 in the US

Idaho - Median Household Income

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$76,918

#18 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$7.25

#34 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$52,021

#45 in the US

Illinois - Median Household Income

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$79,253

#16 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$12

#10 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$67,767

#11 in the US

Indiana - Median Household Income

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$70,190

#29 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$7.25

#35 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$56,644

#33 in the US

Iowa - Median Household Income

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$72,429

#25 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$7.25

#36 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$57,012

#31 in the US

Kansas - Median Household Income

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$75,979

#20 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$7.25

#37 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$59,660

#25 in the US

Kentucky - Median Household Income

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$55,629

#47 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$7.25

#38 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$50,713

#47 in the US

Louisiana - Median Household Income

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$57,206

#45 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$7.25

#39 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$54,074

#42 in the US

Maine - Median Household Income

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$71,139

#26 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$12.75

#11 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$57,319

#30 in the US

Maryland - Median Household Income

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$97,332

#1 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$12.5

#12 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$69,694

#10 in the US

Massachusetts - Median Household Income

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$86,566

#7 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$14.25

#4 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$83,229

#2 in the US

Michigan - Median Household Income

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$64,488

#35 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$9.87

#25 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$54,684

#40 in the US

Minnesota - Median Household Income

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$80,441

#14 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$10.33

#24 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$65,579

#16 in the US

Mississippi - Median Household Income

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$46,637

#51 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$7.25

#40 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$44,796

#51 in the US

Missouri - Median Household Income

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$63,594

#37 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$11.15

#17 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$55,141

#39 in the US

Montana - Median Household Income

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$64,999

#34 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$9.2

#26 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$56,936

#32 in the US

Nebraska - Median Household Income

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$78,109

#17 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$9

#27 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$62,776

#19 in the US

Nevada - Median Household Income

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$64,340

#36 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$9.5

#28 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$58,451

#29 in the US

New Hampshire - Median Household Income

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$88,841

#3 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$7.25

#41 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$74,229

#7 in the US

New Jersey - Median Household Income

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$88,559

#4 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$13

#6 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$75,086

#6 in the US

New Mexico - Median Household Income

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$53,463

#48 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$11.5

#18 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$49,396

#48 in the US

New York - Median Household Income

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$72,920

#23 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$13.2

#7 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$77,029

#5 in the US

North Carolina - Median Household Income

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$62,891

#38 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$7.25

#42 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$55,654

#36 in the US

North Dakota - Median Household Income

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$68,882

#31 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$7.25

#43 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$65,324

#17 in the US

Ohio - Median Household Income

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$62,689

#39 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$9.3

#29 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$56,548

#34 in the US

Oklahoma - Median Household Income

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$60,096

#43 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$7.25

#44 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$53,579

#43 in the US

Oregon - Median Household Income

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$81,855

#10 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$12.5

#13 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$60,990

#22 in the US

Pennsylvania - Median Household Income

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$72,627

#24 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$7.25

#45 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$64,370

#18 in the US

Rhode Island - Median Household Income

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$74,982

#21 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$12.25

#14 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$61,726

#20 in the US

South Carolina - Median Household Income

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$62,542

#40 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$7.25

#46 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$52,047

#44 in the US

South Dakota - Median Household Income

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$73,893

#22 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$9.95

#30 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$65,647

#15 in the US

Tennessee - Median Household Income

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$62,166

#41 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$7.25

#47 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$55,315

#38 in the US

Texas - Median Household Income

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$67,404

#33 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$7.25

#48 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$60,427

#23 in the US

Utah - Median Household Income

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$87,649

#5 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$7.25

#49 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$56,268

#35 in the US

Vermont - Median Household Income

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$76,079

#19 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$12.55

#15 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$59,652

#26 in the US

Virginia - Median Household Income

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$80,268

#15 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$11

#19 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$66,396

#13 in the US

Washington - Median Household Income

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$87,648

#6 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$14.49

#5 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$72,163

#8 in the US

West Virginia - Median Household Income

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$46,836

#50 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$8.75

#31 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$48,192

#50 in the US

Wisconsin - Median Household Income

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$69,943

#30 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$7.25

#50 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$59,064

#27 in the US

Wyoming - Median Household Income

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$71,052

#27 in the US

MINIMUM WAGEhelp

$7.25

#51 in the US

PERSONAL INCOME PER CAPITAhelp

$66,337

#14 in the US