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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 2005 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.

$ 82,000 - United States Total, Average: $ 31,788 United States Total, Less Than High School Graduate: $ 18,435 United States Total, High School Graduate: $ 25,829 United States Total, Some College / Associate Degree: $ 31,566 United States Total, Bachelor Degree: $ 43,954 United States Total, Graduate / Professional Degree: $ 57,585 United States Men, Average: $ 38,514 United States Men, Less Than High School Graduate: $ 22,138 United States Men, High School Graduate: $ 31,683 United States Men, Some College / Associate Degree: $ 39,601 United States Men, Bachelor Degree: $ 53,693 United States Male, Graduate / Professional Degree: $ 71,918 United States Women, Average: $ 25,736 United States Women, Less Than High School Graduate: $ 13,076 United States Women, High School Graduate: $ 20,179 United States Women, Some College / Associate Degree: $ 25,736 United States Women, Bachelor Degree: $ 36,250 United States Women, Graduate / Professional Degree: $ 47,319 California Total, Average: $ 35,164 California Total, Less Than High School Graduate: $ 18,163 California Total, High School Graduate: $ 27,217 California Total, Some College / Associate Degree: $ 35,861 California Total, Bachelor Degree: $ 50,388 California Total, Graduate / Professional Degree: $ 67,740 California Men, Average: $ 40,787 California Men, Less Than High School Graduate: $ 21,786 California Men, High School Graduate: $ 32,270 California Men, Some College / Associate Degree: $ 42,188 California Men, Bachelor Degree: $ 60,402 California Male, Graduate / Professional Degree: $ 81,730 California Women, Average: $ 28,878 California Women, Less Than High School Graduate: $ 12,687 California Women, High School Graduate: $ 21,893 California Women, Some College / Associate Degree: $ 30,032 California Women, Bachelor Degree: $ 41,702 California Women, Graduate / Professional Degree: $ 55,527
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  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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