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50 State Comparison - Median Income

This chart shows the median income for the population 25 years and older by educational attainment for 2009 for both men, women, and the population as a whole.

Click on the education level to see a graph comparing the median income for that level and gender for all 50 states.

$ 89,000 - United States Total, Average: $ 33,071 United States Total, Less Than High School Graduate: $ 18,432 United States Total, High School Graduate: $ 26,140 United States Total, Some College / Associate Degree: $ 31,906 United States Total, Bachelor Degree: $ 47,510 United States Total, Graduate / Professional Degree: $ 62,313 United States Men, Average: $ 39,186 United States Men, Less Than High School Graduate: $ 21,629 United States Men, High School Graduate: $ 31,237 United States Men, Some College / Associate Degree: $ 39,125 United States Men, Bachelor Degree: $ 57,714 United States Male, Graduate / Professional Degree: $ 78,582 United States Women, Average: $ 27,836 United States Women, Less Than High School Graduate: $ 13,943 United States Women, High School Graduate: $ 20,861 United States Women, Some College / Associate Degree: $ 26,937 United States Women, Bachelor Degree: $ 39,263 United States Women, Graduate / Professional Degree: $ 52,150 California Total, Average: $ 35,366 California Total, Less Than High School Graduate: $ 18,451 California Total, High School Graduate: $ 26,950 California Total, Some College / Associate Degree: $ 35,643 California Total, Bachelor Degree: $ 51,938 California Total, Graduate / Professional Degree: $ 73,078 California Men, Average: $ 39,741 California Men, Less Than High School Graduate: $ 21,483 California Men, High School Graduate: $ 30,738 California Men, Some College / Associate Degree: $ 41,539 California Men, Bachelor Degree: $ 61,192 California Male, Graduate / Professional Degree: $ 88,847 California Women, Average: $ 29,953 California Women, Less Than High School Graduate: $ 14,037 California Women, High School Graduate: $ 22,446 California Women, Some College / Associate Degree: $ 29,858 California Women, Bachelor Degree: $ 44,841 California Women, Graduate / Professional Degree: $ 60,686
$ 66,750 -
$ 44,500 -
$ 22,250 -
  Average Less Than High School Graduate High School Graduate Some College / Associate Degree Bachelor’s Degree Graduate / Professional Degree Average Less Than High School Graduate High School Graduate Some College / Associate Degree Bachelor’s Degree Graduate / Professional Degree Average Less Than High School Graduate High School Graduate Some College / Associate Degree Bachelor’s Degree Graduate / Professional Degree Average Less Than High School Graduate High School Graduate Some College / Associate Degree Bachelor’s Degree Graduate / Professional Degree Average Less Than High School Graduate High School Graduate Some College / Associate Degree Bachelor’s Degree Graduate / Professional Degree Average Less Than High School Graduate High School Graduate Some College / Associate Degree Bachelor’s Degree Graduate / Professional Degree
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Source of Data: Source of Data: U.S. Census Bureau American FactFinder  http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml.
Note: Data from non-census years are estimates based on surveys.
Please see the U. S. Census Bureau website for more detailed information.

 

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