Special Report

America's Zip Codes With the Smallest Income Gaps

40. 98205
> Location: Lake Stevens, Washington
> Gini index: 0.306
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $198,166 — 6,187th highest of 16,708 zip codes
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $35,551 — 512th highest of 16,708 zip codes
> Share of all income in 98205 that went to top 20%: 37.6% — 77th lowest of 16,708 zip codes (tied)
> Share of all income in 98205 that went to bottom 20%: 6.7% — 83rd highest of 16,708 zip codes (tied)
> Median household income: $96,233 — 2,150th highest of 16,741 zip codes

39. 17520
> Location: East Petersburg, Pennsylvania
> Gini index: 0.303
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $157,522 — 6,113th lowest of 16,708 zip codes
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $24,800 — 2,349th highest of 16,708 zip codes (tied)
> Share of all income in 17520 that went to top 20%: 37.6% — 80th lowest of 16,708 zip codes (tied)
> Share of all income in 17520 that went to bottom 20%: 5.9% — 378th highest of 16,708 zip codes (tied)
> Median household income: $77,770 — 4,292nd highest of 16,741 zip codes

38. 20769
> Location: Glenn Dale, Maryland
> Gini index: 0.303
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $293,485 — 2,065th highest of 16,708 zip codes
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $52,526 — 57th highest of 16,708 zip codes
> Share of all income in 20769 that went to top 20%: 36.8% — 33rd lowest of 16,708 zip codes
> Share of all income in 20769 that went to bottom 20%: 6.6% — 110th highest of 16,708 zip codes (tied)
> Median household income: $150,156 — 276th highest of 16,741 zip codes

37. 20136
> Location: Linton Hall, Virginia
> Gini index: 0.302
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $299,388 — 1,934th highest of 16,708 zip codes
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $56,916 — 26th highest of 16,708 zip codes
> Share of all income in 20136 that went to top 20%: 37.0% — 42nd lowest of 16,708 zip codes (tied)
> Share of all income in 20136 that went to bottom 20%: 7.0% — 43rd highest of 16,708 zip codes
> Median household income: $145,575 — 337th highest of 16,741 zip codes

36. 03044
> Location: Fremont, New Hampshire
> Gini index: 0.302
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $215,806 — 4,921st highest of 16,708 zip codes
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $40,477 — 234th highest of 16,708 zip codes
> Share of all income in 03044 that went to top 20%: 37.2% — 52nd lowest of 16,708 zip codes (tied)
> Share of all income in 03044 that went to bottom 20%: 7.0% — 51st highest of 16,708 zip codes (tied)
> Median household income: $110,344 — 1,228th highest of 16,741 zip codes

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