Special Report

The Town with the Smallest Income Gap in Every State

Kansas: Rose Hill
> Gini index: 0.301 (Kansas: 0.456)
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $150,684 (Kansas: $197,458)
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $29,149 (Kansas: $14,449)
> Share of all income in Rose Hill that went to top 20%: 36.2% (Kansas: 49.4%)
> Share of all income in Rose Hill that went to bottom 20%: 7.0% (Kansas: 3.6%)
> Median household income: $75,491 (Kansas: $59,597)

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Kentucky: Hebron
> Gini index: 0.273 (Kentucky: 0.479)
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $175,621 (Kentucky: $178,883)
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $42,446 (Kentucky: $10,912)
> Share of all income in Hebron that went to top 20%: 35.3% (Kentucky: 51.0%)
> Share of all income in Hebron that went to bottom 20%: 8.5% (Kentucky: 3.1%)
> Median household income: $89,602 (Kentucky: $50,589)

Louisiana: Fort Polk North
> Gini index: 0.303 (Louisiana: 0.495)
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $86,681 (Louisiana: $185,481)
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $17,938 (Louisiana: $9,757)
> Share of all income in Fort Polk North that went to top 20%: 38.8% (Louisiana: 52.3%)
> Share of all income in Fort Polk North that went to bottom 20%: 8.0% (Louisiana: 2.8%)
> Median household income: $36,797 (Louisiana: $49,469)

Maine: North Windham
> Gini index: 0.33 (Maine: 0.451)
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $153,702 (Maine: $185,447)
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $20,391 (Maine: $13,702)
> Share of all income in North Windham that went to top 20%: 38.0% (Maine: 48.7%)
> Share of all income in North Windham that went to bottom 20%: 5.0% (Maine: 3.6%)
> Median household income: $77,606 (Maine: $57,918)

Maryland: Springdale
> Gini index: 0.266 (Maryland: 0.454)
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $217,424 (Maryland: $272,042)
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $52,452 (Maryland: $18,854)
> Share of all income in Springdale that went to top 20%: 34.7% (Maryland: 48.8%)
> Share of all income in Springdale that went to bottom 20%: 8.4% (Maryland: 3.4%)
> Median household income: $121,850 (Maryland: $84,805)

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