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Table 24. Median household income, by state: Selected years, 1990 through 2011
[In constant 2011 dollars. Standard errors appear in parentheses]
State 19901 20002 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   10
United States $52,638 $56,684 $53,300 ($70) $54,000 ($60) $55,000 ($50) $54,300 ($50) $52,700 ($50) $51,600 ($40) $50,500 ($40)
Alabama 41,326 46,076 42,500 (370) 43,300 (350) 44,000 (280) 44,600 (430) 42,500 (340) 41,800 (300) 41,400 (330)
Alaska 72,519 69,611 64,800 (1,270) 66,300 (980) 69,800 (1,050) 71,500 (1,220) 70,200 (1,490) 66,600 (1,310) 67,800 (1,180)
Arizona 48,232 54,746 51,000 (450) 52,700 (300) 54,100 (330) 53,200 (320) 51,100 (310) 48,300 (330) 46,700 (340)
Arkansas 37,035 43,440 40,300 (420) 40,800 (330) 41,400 (490) 40,500 (450) 39,700 (400) 39,500 (400) 38,800 (460)
California 62,694 64,107 61,800 (230) 63,200 (160) 65,000 (190) 63,700 (150) 61,800 (170) 59,500 (220) 57,300 (170)
                                 
Colorado 52,785 63,715 58,400 (390) 58,000 (330) 59,900 (430) 59,500 (400) 58,100 (450) 55,800 (460) 55,400 (370)
Connecticut 73,067 72,802 70,200 (570) 70,700 (560) 71,600 (540) 71,700 (720) 70,300 (630) 66,100 (680) 65,800 (520)
Delaware 61,077 63,956 60,500 (990) 58,900 (960) 59,200 (1,040) 60,600 (1,020) 59,600 (1,110) 57,600 (940) 58,800 (960)
District of Columbia 53,813 54,164 54,400 (1,350) 57,800 (830) 58,900 (1,310) 60,500 (1,530) 62,200 (1,090) 62,800 (970) 63,100 (1,460)
Florida 48,132 52,399 48,900 (190) 50,700 (170) 51,900 (220) 49,900 (220) 46,900 (180) 45,800 (200) 44,300 (250)
                                 
Georgia 50,825 57,277 52,500 (310) 52,200 (270) 53,300 (320) 53,100 (260) 49,900 (260) 47,900 (290) 46,000 (280)
Hawaii 68,002 67,248 66,900 (1,380) 68,200 (790) 69,100 (1,270) 70,200 (1,190) 67,200 (1,000) 65,000 (980) 61,800 (630)
Idaho 44,233 50,715 47,700 (590) 47,800 (590) 50,200 (500) 49,700 (610) 47,100 (610) 44,900 (630) 43,300 (800)
Illinois 56,484 62,888 57,900 (240) 58,000 (190) 58,700 (240) 58,700 (230) 56,600 (260) 54,600 (280) 53,200 (310)
Indiana 50,433 56,108 50,700 (350) 50,600 (290) 51,500 (250) 50,100 (340) 47,600 (290) 46,000 (280) 46,400 (280)
                                 
Iowa 45,936 53,276 50,200 (360) 49,600 (350) 51,300 (380) 51,200 (410) 50,400 (270) 49,500 (410) 49,400 (420)
Kansas 47,795 54,835 49,400 (510) 50,700 (340) 51,500 (420) 52,400 (300) 50,100 (430) 49,800 (550) 49,000 (460)
Kentucky 39,464 45,451 43,100 (340) 43,900 (360) 43,700 (340) 43,400 (280) 42,000 (340) 41,300 (310) 41,100 (280)
Louisiana 38,440 43,958 42,300 (400) 43,900 (410) 44,400 (300) 45,700 (400) 44,600 (400) 43,800 (440) 41,700 (320)
Maine 48,781 50,267 49,300 (680) 48,500 (520) 49,800 (470) 48,700 (570) 48,000 (600) 47,300 (600) 46,000 (490)
                                 
Maryland 68,978 71,362 71,000 (420) 72,700 (450) 73,800 (490) 73,700 (390) 72,600 (440) 71,000 (580) 70,000 (490)
Massachusetts 64,715 68,168 65,900 (490) 66,900 (420) 67,600 (340) 68,300 (380) 67,200 (430) 64,000 (260) 62,900 (550)
Michigan 54,326 60,292 53,000 (310) 52,600 (220) 52,000 (250) 50,800 (270) 47,500 (230) 46,800 (190) 46,000 (200)
Minnesota 54,132 63,591 59,900 (260) 60,300 (300) 60,500 (400) 59,800 (330) 58,300 (350) 57,200 (290) 57,000 (300)
Mississippi 35,265 42,290 37,900 (430) 38,500 (420) 39,400 (450) 39,500 (430) 38,400 (440) 38,000 (400) 36,900 (350)
                                 
Missouri 46,168 51,204 48,400 (250) 47,800 (300) 48,900 (320) 49,000 (240) 47,400 (330) 45,700 (320) 45,200 (320)
Montana 40,259 44,576 45,300 (680) 45,300 (480) 47,200 (680) 45,600 (800) 44,400 (680) 44,000 (710) 44,200 (660)
Nebraska 45,562 52,980 50,500 (530) 50,700 (390) 51,100 (450) 51,900 (510) 49,700 (510) 49,900 (570) 50,300 (420)
Nevada 54,310 60,176 56,600 (620) 59,100 (710) 59,700 (620) 58,900 (500) 55,900 (630) 52,600 (500) 48,900 (620)
New Hampshire 63,624 66,771 65,400 (700) 66,600 (840) 67,700 (760) 66,600 (1,040) 63,500 (880) 63,000 (720) 62,600 (860)
                                 
New Jersey 71,677 74,437 71,100 (370) 71,900 (450) 72,700 (380) 73,500 (330) 71,700 (420) 69,800 (480) 67,500 (440)
New Mexico 42,184 46,073 43,200 (520) 45,300 (480) 45,000 (450) 45,400 (580) 45,100 (660) 43,400 (460) 42,000 (490)
New York 57,732 58,573 57,000 (300) 57,300 (170) 58,000 (230) 58,500 (240) 57,300 (250) 55,900 (240) 55,200 (240)
North Carolina 46,668 52,891 46,900 (220) 47,500 (300) 48,500 (280) 48,600 (270) 45,800 (240) 44,700 (230) 43,900 (320)
North Dakota 40,654 46,709 47,300 (490) 46,800 (680) 47,500 (790) 47,700 (620) 50,200 (630) 50,200 (990) 51,700 (770)
                                 
Ohio 50,274 55,283 50,100 (240) 49,700 (240) 50,500 (200) 50,100 (200) 47,600 (220) 46,500 (180) 45,700 (190)
Oklahoma 41,291 45,084 42,700 (400) 43,200 (440) 45,100 (260) 44,700 (450) 43,700 (320) 43,400 (260) 43,200 (370)
Oregon 47,724 55,229 49,500 (410) 51,600 (340) 52,900 (450) 52,400 (330) 50,800 (400) 48,000 (340) 46,800 (430)
Pennsylvania 50,909 54,136 51,300 (270) 51,600 (200) 52,700 (200) 53,000 (170) 51,900 (180) 50,800 (270) 50,200 (180)
Rhode Island 56,359 56,814 59,300 (960) 57,800 (780) 58,100 (890) 58,200 (1,140) 56,700 (970) 53,900 (780) 53,600 (1,030)
                                 
South Carolina 45,983 50,054 45,300 (430) 45,800 (290) 47,000 (420) 46,600 (400) 44,500 (360) 43,300 (270) 42,400 (340)
South Dakota 39,410 47,624 46,400 (620) 47,700 (670) 47,100 (620) 48,100 (740) 47,200 (770) 47,400 (760) 48,300 (970)
Tennessee 43,445 49,079 44,800 (340) 45,000 (290) 46,000 (230) 45,600 (270) 43,800 (280) 42,800 (250) 41,700 (260)
Texas 47,314 53,894 48,500 (170) 50,100 (190) 51,600 (200) 52,300 (140) 50,600 (160) 50,100 (220) 49,400 (240)
Utah 51,612 61,722 55,200 (660) 57,200 (390) 59,800 (500) 59,200 (450) 57,800 (510) 56,500 (390) 55,900 (490)
                                 
Vermont 52,175 55,148 52,600 (840) 53,200 (860) 54,100 (780) 54,400 (620) 54,100 (610) 51,000 (930) 52,800 (860)
Virginia 58,368 63,005 62,500 (380) 62,800 (310) 64,600 (390) 64,000 (280) 62,200 (310) 62,600 (290) 61,900 (310)
Washington 54,612 61,789 56,800 (450) 58,700 (320) 60,300 (330) 60,700 (370) 59,300 (340) 57,400 (340) 56,800 (350)
West Virginia 36,419 40,084 38,500 (560) 39,100 (420) 40,200 (500) 39,700 (650) 39,300 (450) 39,400 (560) 38,500 (530)
Wisconsin 51,563 59,110 54,300 (280) 54,400 (300) 54,900 (240) 54,400 (230) 52,400 (260) 50,500 (310) 50,400 (260)
Wyoming 47,454 51,147 53,200 (1,060) 52,900 (1,000) 56,100 (870) 55,600 (1,260) 55,200 (1,200) 55,200 (1,190) 56,300 (1,150)
1 Based on 1989 incomes collected in the 1990 census.
2 Based on 1999 incomes collected in the 2000 census.    
NOTE: Constant dollars adjusted by the Consumer Price Index research series using current methods (CPI-U-RS).
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, 1990 Summary Tape File 3 (STF 3), "Median Household Income in 1989," retrieved May 12, 2005 (https://www.census.gov/hhes/www/income/data/historical/state/state1.html); Decennial Census, 2000, Summary Social, Economic, and Housing Characteristics; Census 2000 Summary File 4 (SF 4), retrieved March 28, 2005 (http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/
productview.xhtml?pid=DEC_00_SF4_PCT089&prodType=table); and American Community Survey, 2005 through 2011. (This table was prepared October 2012.)
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