Personal Median Income By State: An Interactive Map
New Jersey has the highest median income at $37,515, while Wyoming has the lowest median income at $17,814. Most states fall somewhere in the mid-$20,000 range. A color gradient from red to green indicates whether a state is on the lower or higher end of the median income scale, with red being low and green being high. Most of the green states tend to be in the Northeast or on the West Coast, while the red/orange states include most of the South and Alaska.