Special Report

The Zip Code With the Smallest Income Gap in Every State

Massachusetts: 02032
> Location: East Walpole
> Gini index: 0.331 (Massachusetts: 0.483)
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $324,413 (Massachusetts: $284,857)
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $52,992 (Massachusetts: $15,520)
> Share of all income in 02032 that went to top 20%: 38.7% (Massachusetts: 51.1%)
> Share of all income in 02032 that went to bottom 20%: 6.3% (Massachusetts: 2.8%)
> Median household income: $155,474 (Massachusetts: $81,215)

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Michigan: 49650
> Location: Hardwood Acres
> Gini index: 0.291 (Michigan: 0.467)
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $140,899 (Michigan: $196,731)
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $24,054 (Michigan: $13,156)
> Share of all income in 49650 that went to top 20%: 34.7% (Michigan: 50.2%)
> Share of all income in 49650 that went to bottom 20%: 5.9% (Michigan: 3.4%)
> Median household income: $81,731 (Michigan: $57,144)

Minnesota: 55011
> Location: East Bethel
> Gini index: 0.298 (Minnesota: 0.449)
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $195,670 (Minnesota: $228,793)
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $36,386 (Minnesota: $17,300)
> Share of all income in 55011 that went to top 20%: 36.3% (Minnesota: 48.7%)
> Share of all income in 55011 that went to bottom 20%: 6.8% (Minnesota: 3.7%)
> Median household income: $104,438 (Minnesota: $71,306)

Mississippi: 39272
> Location: Byram
> Gini index: 0.325 (Mississippi: 0.481)
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $137,046 (Mississippi: $160,084)
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $21,263 (Mississippi: $9,367)
> Share of all income in 39272 that went to top 20%: 38.5% (Mississippi: 51.0%)
> Share of all income in 39272 that went to bottom 20%: 6.0% (Mississippi: 3.0%)
> Median household income: $65,931 (Mississippi: $45,081)

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Missouri: 64029
> Location: Grain Valley
> Gini index: 0.308 (Missouri: 0.464)
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $156,822 (Missouri: $190,290)
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $27,969 (Missouri: $13,281)
> Share of all income in 64029 that went to top 20%: 37.7% (Missouri: 50.0%)
> Share of all income in 64029 that went to bottom 20%: 6.7% (Missouri: 3.5%)
> Median household income: $78,320 (Missouri: $55,461)