Income It Takes to Be Considered Rich in Every State

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11. Hawaii
> Min. annual income to be in the top 20%: $149,347 per household (6th highest)
> Income controlled by highest 20% of earners: 48.0% (5th lowest)
> Min. annual income to be in the top 5%: 250,000+ per household (tied – the highest)
> Median household income: $80,212 (3rd highest)
> Cost of living: 18.5% more expensive than U.S. avg.

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12. Idaho
> Min. annual income to be in the top 20%: $103,736 per household (12th lowest)
> Income controlled by highest 20% of earners: 48.7% (11th lowest)
> Min. annual income to be in the top 5%: $184,634 per household (10th lowest)
> Median household income: $55,583 (15th lowest)
> Cost of living: 7.0% less expensive than U.S. avg.

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13. Illinois
> Min. annual income to be in the top 20%: $130,780 per household (14th highest)
> Income controlled by highest 20% of earners: 51.8% (8th highest)
> Min. annual income to be in the top 5%: $249,232 per household (11th highest)
> Median household income: $65,030 (15th highest)
> Cost of living: 1.5% less expensive than U.S. avg.

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14. Indiana
> Min. annual income to be in the top 20%: $105,178 per household (14th lowest)
> Income controlled by highest 20% of earners: 48.7% (12th lowest)
> Min. annual income to be in the top 5%: $181,990 per household (6th lowest)
> Median household income: $55,746 (17th lowest)
> Cost of living: 10.2% less expensive than U.S. avg.

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15. Iowa
> Min. annual income to be in the top 20%: $110,323 per household (19th lowest)
> Income controlled by highest 20% of earners: 47.9% (4th lowest)
> Min. annual income to be in the top 5%: $193,635 per household (16th lowest)
> Median household income: $59,955 (25th highest)
> Cost of living: 10.2% less expensive than U.S. avg.