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What income level is considered middle class in your state?

GOBankingRates Logo By Cynthia Measom of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 51: What is considered middle class? It might take more money than you think to reach this income tier. The 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 this criterion, GOBankingRates analyzed data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2017 American Community Survey to determine how much two-, three- and four-person middle-class families earn in every state. Find out if your income is high enough — or too high — to qualify as middle class where you live.

What income level is considered middle class in your state?

What is considered middle class? It might take more money than you think to reach this income tier. The 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 this criterion, GOBankingRates analyzed data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2017 American Community Survey to determine how much two-, three- and four-person middle-class families earn in every state. Find out if your income is high enough — or too high — to qualify as middle class where you live.

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