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

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40. Louisiana
> Top 1% earn at least: $318,393
> Avg. income of top 1%: $814,386
> Avg. income of bottom 99%: $45,060
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 23.4%

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39. South Carolina
> Top 1% earn at least: $318,463
> Avg. income of top 1%: $761,185
> Avg. income of bottom 99%: $38,646
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 27.2%

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38. Montana
> Top 1% earn at least: $321,849
> Avg. income of top 1%: $855,976
> Avg. income of bottom 99%: $45,197
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 31.0%

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37. Vermont
> Top 1% earn at least: $321,969
> Avg. income of top 1%: $816,579
> Avg. income of bottom 99%: $50,283
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 36.4%

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36. Missouri
> Top 1% earn at least: $326,839
> Avg. income of top 1%: $944,804
> Avg. income of bottom 99%: $44,650
> Adults with a bachelor’s degree: 28.5%

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