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

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Kansas
> Top 1% earn at least: $360,218 (22nd highest)
> Avg. income of top 1%: $952,615 (24th highest)
> Median income: $27,313
> Adult bachelor’s degree attainment: 20.6%

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Kentucky
> Top 1% earn at least: $288,860 (5th lowest)
> Avg. income of top 1%: $752,547 (5th lowest)
> Median income: $26,125
> Adult bachelor’s degree attainment: 13.6%

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Louisiana
> Top 1% earn at least: $354,778 (25th lowest)
> Avg. income of top 1%: $898,976 (19th lowest)
> Median income: $25,522
> Adult bachelor’s degree attainment: 15.3%

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Maine
> Top 1% earn at least: $302,124 (6th lowest)
> Avg. income of top 1%: $727,410 (4th lowest)
> Median income: $26,997
> Adult bachelor’s degree attainment: 19.3%

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Maryland
> Top 1% earn at least: $432,960 (9th highest)
> Avg. income of top 1%: $1,104,925 (15th highest)
> Median income: $43,823
> Adult bachelor’s degree attainment: 21.0%

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