Special Report

US Cities With the Widest Income Gaps

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50. Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
> Gini Index: 0.54
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $438,038 – #62 highest out of 1,789 cities
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $20,606 – #502 highest out of 1,789 cities
> Share of all income in Palm Beach Gardens that went to top 20%: 58.0% – #29 highest out of 1,789 cities
> Share of all income in Palm Beach Gardens that went to bottom 20%: 2.7% – #1,590 highest out of 1,789 cities
> Median household income: $89,736 – #427 highest out of 1,789 cities

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49. Meridian, Mississippi
> Gini Index: 0.54
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $152,110 – #1,511 highest out of 1,789 cities
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $7,093 – #1,635 highest out of 1,789 cities
> Share of all income in Meridian that went to top 20%: 57.8% – #34 highest out of 1,789 cities
> Share of all income in Meridian that went to bottom 20%: 2.7% – #1,615 highest out of 1,789 cities
> Median household income: $30,088 – #1,782 highest out of 1,789 cities

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48. Palm Springs, California
> Gini Index: 0.54
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $272,254 – #373 highest out of 1,789 cities
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $11,521 – #1,305 highest out of 1,789 cities
> Share of all income in Palm Springs that went to top 20%: 57.3% – #43 highest out of 1,789 cities
> Share of all income in Palm Springs that went to bottom 20%: 2.4% – #1,680 highest out of 1,789 cities
> Median household income: $57,916 – #1,134 highest out of 1,789 cities

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47. Tampa, Florida
> Gini Index: 0.54
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $262,600 – #424 highest out of 1,789 cities
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $10,610 – #1,388 highest out of 1,789 cities
> Share of all income in Tampa that went to top 20%: 57.5% – #38 highest out of 1,789 cities
> Share of all income in Tampa that went to bottom 20%: 2.3% – #1,695 highest out of 1,789 cities
> Median household income: $55,634 – #1,207 highest out of 1,789 cities

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46. Princeton, New Jersey
> Gini Index: 0.54
> Avg. household income, top 20%: $664,641 – #9 highest out of 1,789 cities
> Avg. household income, bottom 20%: $23,061 – #349 highest out of 1,789 cities
> Share of all income in Princeton that went to top 20%: 56.9% – #52 highest out of 1,789 cities
> Share of all income in Princeton that went to bottom 20%: 2.0% – #1,743 highest out of 1,789 cities
> Median household income: $146,127 – # 48 highest out of 1,789 cities

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