Estimates of Median Household Incomes Dip in 2010

View and compare new estimates of 2010 median household incomes for each state.
October 5, 2011 AT 4:00 PM

New figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show median household incomes dipped slightly in 2010.

The national estimated median household income dropped from $51,190 in 2009 to $50,046 in 2010, according to annual American Community Survey data.

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Maryland residents topped the list of incomes, with a median of $68,854. Mississippi’s $36,851-estimated annual income was lowest in the country, according to data.

Figures reflect incomes for the previous 12 months in inflation-adjusted dollars. The Census Bureau calculates estimates from surveys conducted annually and releases figures for geographic areas with populations of at least 65,000.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey