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The Town with the Smallest Income Gap in Every State

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Colorado: Snowmass Village
> Gini index: 0.246 (Colorado: 0.457)
> Avg. household income, top 20%: N/A (Colorado: $239,479)
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: N/A (Colorado: $17,187)
> Share of all income in Snowmass Village that went to top 20%: N/A (Colorado: 49.4%)
> Share of all income in Snowmass Village that went to bottom 20%: N/A (Colorado: 3.5%)
> Median household income: $70,634 (Colorado: $72,331)

Connecticut: Conning Towers Nautilus Park
> Gini index: 0.338 (Connecticut: 0.496)
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $135,412 (Connecticut: $298,915)
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $23,011 (Connecticut: $16,569)
> Share of all income in Conning Towers Nautilus Park that went to top 20%: 40.5% (Connecticut: 52.9%)
> Share of all income in Conning Towers Nautilus Park that went to bottom 20%: 6.9% (Connecticut: 2.9%)
> Median household income: $56,449 (Connecticut: $78,444)

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Delaware: Long Neck
> Gini index: 0.308 (Delaware: 0.454)
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $116,374 (Delaware: $221,085)
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $21,048 (Delaware: $15,768)
> Share of all income in Long Neck that went to top 20%: 37.7% (Delaware: 49.1%)
> Share of all income in Long Neck that went to bottom 20%: 6.8% (Delaware: 3.5%)
> Median household income: $58,702 (Delaware: $68,287)

Florida: Zellwood
> Gini index: 0.297 (Florida: 0.486)
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $111,853 (Florida: $209,841)
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $24,513 (Florida: $13,086)
> Share of all income in Zellwood that went to top 20%: 37.3% (Florida: 52.3%)
> Share of all income in Zellwood that went to bottom 20%: 8.2% (Florida: 3.3%)
> Median household income: $49,148 (Florida: $55,660)

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Georgia: Heron Bay
> Gini index: 0.286 (Georgia: 0.482)
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $229,461 (Georgia: $212,411)
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $49,615 (Georgia: $12,798)
> Share of all income in Heron Bay that went to top 20%: 36.7% (Georgia: 51.5%)
> Share of all income in Heron Bay that went to bottom 20%: 7.9% (Georgia: 3.1%)
> Median household income: $109,091 (Georgia: $58,700)

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