States Where the Middle Class Is Disappearing

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25. Illinois
> Chg. in share of households in the middle class: -0.8 ppt. (from 60.9% in ’99 to 60.1% in ’17)
> Median household income in 1999: $46,590 (13th highest)
> Median household income in 2017: $62,992 (16th highest)
> 1999-2017 population growth: +3.1% (6th smallest)

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24. Indiana
> Chg. in share of households in the middle class: -0.8 ppt. (from 66.5% in ’99 to 65.7% in ’17)
> Median household income in 1999: $41,567 (22nd highest)
> Median household income in 2017: $54,181 (17th lowest)
> 1999-2017 population growth: +9.6% (21st smallest)

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23. California
> Chg. in share of households in the middle class: -0.9 ppt. (from 57.5% in ’99 to 56.5% in ’17)
> Median household income in 1999: $47,493 (8th highest)
> Median household income in 2017: $71,805 (8th highest)
> 1999-2017 population growth: +16.7% (20th largest)

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22. New Jersey
> Chg. in share of households in the middle class: -0.9 ppt. (from 55.0% in ’99 to 54.1% in ’17)
> Median household income in 1999: $55,146 (the highest)
> Median household income in 2017: $80,088 (2nd highest)
> 1999-2017 population growth: +7.0% (13th smallest)

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21. Utah
> Chg. in share of households in the middle class: -0.9 ppt. (from 67.7% in ’99 to 66.7% in ’17)
> Median household income in 1999: $45,726 (15th highest)
> Median household income in 2017: $68,358 (13th highest)
> 1999-2017 population growth: +38.9% (2nd largest)