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What you must earn to be in the top 1 percent in each state

Business Insider Logo By Libby Kane of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 51: <p> No one argues that being in the top 1% of income earners makes you rich.</p><p> But the annual income that gets you there depends on where you live.</p><p> The <a href="http://www.epi.org/publication/income-inequality-in-the-us/#epi-toc-3"> Economic Policy Institute calculated</a> how much money puts a household in the top 1% of income earners in each of the 50 US states. For the US overall, the income threshold required to be in the 1% of earners is $389,436, pre-tax. In 12 states, including Connecticut, California, New York, and Texas, a household must earn more than that to be in the state's highest earners.</p><p> Below, see <a href="http://www.businessinsider.com/income-state-top-one-percent-salary-map-2016-11?utm_source=msn.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=msn-slideshow&utm_campaign=bodyurl"> what it takes to be in the top 1%</a> - and top .01%, just in case you were feeling flush - of every state, listed from lowest to highest annual income needed.</p>

Here's how much you need to earn to be in the top 1% of every US state

No one argues that being in the top 1% of income earners makes you rich.

But the annual income that gets you there depends on where you live.

The Economic Policy Institute calculated how much money puts a household in the top 1% of income earners in each of the 50 US states. For the US overall, the income threshold required to be in the 1% of earners is $389,436, pre-tax. In 12 states, including Connecticut, California, New York, and Texas, a household must earn more than that to be in the state's highest earners.

Click through to see what it takes to be in the top 1% - and top .01%, just in case you were feeling flush - of every state, listed from lowest to highest annual income needed.

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