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How Much You Need to Make to Be in the 1% in Every State

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Alabama
> Top 1% earn at least: $313,170 (9th lowest)
> Avg. income of top 1%: $802,225 (11th lowest)
> Median income: $25,703
> Adult bachelor’s degree attainment: 15.4%

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Alaska
> Top 1% earn at least: $357,908 (24th highest)
> Avg. income of top 1%: $800,026 (8th lowest)
> Median income: $28,520
> Adult bachelor’s degree attainment: 18.6%

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Arizona
> Top 1% earn at least: $353,305 (23rd lowest)
> Avg. income of top 1%: $925,678 (21st lowest)
> Median income: $26,896
> Adult bachelor’s degree attainment: 17.8%

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Arkansas
> Top 1% earn at least: $268,412 (4th lowest)
> Avg. income of top 1%: $992,874 (21st highest)
> Median income: $25,493
> Adult bachelor’s degree attainment: 14.1%

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California
> Top 1% earn at least: $526,427 (5th highest)
> Avg. income of top 1%: $1,690,208 (4th highest)
> Median income: $27,861
> Adult bachelor’s degree attainment: 20.4%

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