Special Report

The Zip Code With the Smallest Income Gap in Every State

Alabama: 36362
> Location: Fort Rucker
> Gini index: 0.28 (Alabama: 0.479)
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $121,531 (Alabama: $177,811)
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $24,677 (Alabama: $10,538)
> Share of all income in 36362 that went to top 20%: 34.8% (Alabama: 50.9%)
> Share of all income in 36362 that went to bottom 20%: 7.1% (Alabama: 3.0%)
> Median household income: $70,024 (Alabama: $50,536)

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Alaska: 99506
> Location: Anchorage
> Gini index: 0.331 (Alaska: 0.428)
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $129,589 (Alaska: $230,147)
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $20,434 (Alaska: $18,977)
> Share of all income in 99506 that went to top 20%: 39.6% (Alaska: 46.7%)
> Share of all income in 99506 that went to bottom 20%: 6.2% (Alaska: 3.8%)
> Median household income: $58,851 (Alaska: $77,640)

Arizona: 85540
> Location: Morenci
> Gini index: 0.225 (Arizona: 0.466)
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $139,213 (Arizona: $202,970)
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $43,941 (Arizona: $13,587)
> Share of all income in 85540 that went to top 20%: 33.1% (Arizona: 50.3%)
> Share of all income in 85540 that went to bottom 20%: 10.4% (Arizona: 3.4%)
> Median household income: $72,934 (Arizona: $58,945)

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Arkansas: 72718
> Location: Cave Springs
> Gini index: 0.335 (Arkansas: 0.477)
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $316,637 (Arkansas: $170,176)
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $48,004 (Arkansas: $11,049)
> Share of all income in 72718 that went to top 20%: 41.0% (Arkansas: 51.1%)
> Share of all income in 72718 that went to bottom 20%: 6.2% (Arkansas: 3.3%)
> Median household income: $132,230 (Arkansas: $47,597)

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California: 92310
> Location: Fort Irwin
> Gini index: 0.283 (California: 0.489)
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $111,004 (California: $278,638)
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $25,333 (California: $15,827)
> Share of all income in 92310 that went to top 20%: 36.7% (California: 52.1%)
> Share of all income in 92310 that went to bottom 20%: 8.4% (California: 3.0%)
> Median household income: $54,787 (California: $75,235)