States Where the Middle Class Is Disappearing

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50. Mississippi
> Chg. in share of households in the middle class: +1.5 ppt. (from 60.0% in ’99 to 61.6% in ’17)
> Median household income in 1999: $31,330 (2nd lowest)
> Median household income in 2017: $43,529 (2nd lowest)
> 1999-2017 population growth: +4.9% (11th smallest)

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49. Michigan
> Chg. in share of households in the middle class: +1.5 ppt. (from 62.2% in ’99 to 63.7% in ’17)
> Median household income in 1999: $44,667 (16th highest)
> Median household income in 2017: $54,909 (18th lowest)
> 1999-2017 population growth: +0.2% (the smallest)

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48. Nevada
> Chg. in share of households in the middle class: +1.4 ppt. (from 65.1% in ’99 to 66.5% in ’17)
> Median household income in 1999: $44,581 (17th highest)
> Median household income in 2017: $58,003 (25th lowest)
> 1999-2017 population growth: +50.0% (the largest)

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47. Connecticut
> Chg. in share of households in the middle class: +1.3 ppt. (from 55.7% in ’99 to 57.0% in ’17)
> Median household income in 1999: $53,935 (2nd highest)
> Median household income in 2017: $74,168 (5th highest)
> 1999-2017 population growth: +5.4% (12th smallest)

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46. Idaho
> Chg. in share of households in the middle class: +1.0 ppt. (from 66.8% in ’99 to 67.8% in ’17)
> Median household income in 1999: $37,572 (15th lowest)
> Median household income in 2017: $52,225 (11th lowest)
> 1999-2017 population growth: +32.7% (5th largest)