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This is how much middle-class families earn in each state

GOBankingRates Logo By Cynthia Measom of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 51: What is considered middle class? It takes more money than you might think to reach this income tier. Pew Research Center defines middle-class or middle-income households as those with incomes that are two-thirds to double the 2016 U.S. median household income of $57,617. According to this formula, Pew determined that middle-class Americans have incomes ranging from approximately $45,200 to $135,600.
Using these criteria, GOBankingRates analyzed data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2017 American Community Survey to determine how much a two-, three- and four-person middle-class family earns in every state. Find out if you live in one of the best or worst states for the middle class.

This is how much middle-class families earn in each state

What is considered middle class? It takes more money than you might think to reach this income tier. Pew Research Center defines middle-class or middle-income households as those with incomes that are two-thirds to double the 2016 U.S. median household income of $57,617. According to this formula, Pew determined that middle-class Americans have incomes ranging from approximately $45,200 to $135,600.

Using these criteria, GOBankingRates analyzed data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2017 American Community Survey to determine how much a two-, three- and four-person middle-class family earns in every state. Find out if you live in one of the best or worst states for the middle class.

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