How Much You Have to Make to Be in the Top 1% in Your State

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10. North Dakota
> Top 1% earn at least: $445,415
> Avg. income of top 1%: $1,080,845
> Avg. income of bottom 99%: $68,316
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 29.6%

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9. Maryland
> Top 1% earn at least: $445,783
> Avg. income of top 1%: $1,135,718
> Avg. income of bottom 99%: $63,656
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 39.3%

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8. Washington
> Top 1% earn at least: $451,395
> Avg. income of top 1%: $1,383,223
> Avg. income of bottom 99%: $57,100
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 35.1%

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7. Illinois
> Top 1% earn at least: $456,377
> Avg. income of top 1%: $1,412,024
> Avg. income of bottom 99%: $52,216
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 34.0%

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6. Colorado
> Top 1% earn at least: $458,576
> Avg. income of top 1%: $1,261,053
> Avg. income of bottom 99%: $61,165
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 39.9%