Special Report

US Counties With the Smallest Income Gaps

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40. Paulding County, Georgia
> Gini index: 0.376
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $170,637 — 1,100th highest of 3,009 counties
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $19,507 — 202nd highest of 3,009 counties
> Share of all income in Paulding County that went to top 20%: 42.2% — 40th lowest of 3,009 counties
> Share of all income in Paulding County that went to bottom 20%: 4.8% — 95th highest of 3,009 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $68,370 — 346th highest of 3,009 counties

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39. Cedar County, Iowa
> Gini index: 0.376
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $162,781 — 1,379th highest of 3,009 counties
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $17,711 — 358th highest of 3,009 counties (tied)
> Share of all income in Cedar County that went to top 20%: 42.0% — 32nd lowest of 3,009 counties (tied)
> Share of all income in Cedar County that went to bottom 20%: 4.6% — 220th highest of 3,009 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $67,795 — 354th highest of 3,009 counties

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38. King William County, Virginia
> Gini index: 0.376
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $171,361 — 1,076th highest of 3,009 counties
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $21,675 — 111th highest of 3,009 counties
> Share of all income in King William County that went to top 20%: 42.9% — 78th lowest of 3,009 counties
> Share of all income in King William County that went to bottom 20%: 5.4% — 19th highest of 3,009 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $66,987 — 385th highest of 3,009 counties

37. Champaign County, Ohio
> Gini index: 0.376
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $148,239 — 996th lowest of 3,009 counties
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $16,915 — 445th highest of 3,009 counties
> Share of all income in Champaign County that went to top 20%: 42.5% — 50th lowest of 3,009 counties
> Share of all income in Champaign County that went to bottom 20%: 4.8% — 86th highest of 3,009 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $60,112 — 746th highest of 3,009 counties

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36. Moore County, Texas
> Gini index: 0.376
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $145,504 — 870th lowest of 3,009 counties
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $18,061 — 316th highest of 3,009 counties
> Share of all income in Moore County that went to top 20%: 42.9% — 77th lowest of 3,009 counties
> Share of all income in Moore County that went to bottom 20%: 5.3% — 25th highest of 3,009 counties (tied)
> Median household income: $54,871 — 1,155th highest of 3,009 counties

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