Median Family Income in Arizona

How Much Do People in Arizona Make Compared to Other States

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The U.S. Census measures family incomes when they conduct their surveys. According to the Census, family income represents the sum of all cash income received by an individual and other family members. It may represent income from employment, assets, and other sources such as Social Security, unemployment compensation, etc. If you come across the phrase household income, that is different; a household consists of everyone, whether or not related, living together.

Arizona ranks 37th among states when it comes to Median Family Income. Be aware that the calculation of a median is not the same as the average.

The Median Family Income in the United States as a whole in 2014 (in inflation-adjusted dollars) was $65,910. Arizona ranked at #37 with a median family income of $59,700.

Arizona's 2014 rank: 37
Arizona's 2013 rank: 38
Arizona's 2012 rank: 37
Arizona's 2011 rank: 37
Arizona's 2010 rank: 36

Median Family Income By State, 2014

Here is a listing of each state's Median Household Income. They are listed from highest to lowest. All amounts shown are U.S. Dollars.

1 Maryland $89,678
2 Connecticut $88,819
3 New Jersey $88,419
4 Massachusetts $87,951
5 District of Columbia $84,094
6 Alaska $82,307
7 New Hampshire$ 80,581
8 Hawaii $79,187
9 Virginia $78,290
10 Minnesota $77,941
11 Colorado $75,405
12 North Dakota $75,221
13 Washington $74,193
14 Delaware $72,594
15 Wyoming $72,460 
16 Illinois $71,796
17 Rhode Island $71,212
18 New York $71,115
19 California $71,015
20 Utah $69,535
21 Pennsylvania $67,876
22 Iowa $67,771
23 Wisconsin $67,187
24 Vermont $67,154
25 South Dakota $66,936
26 Kansas $66,425
27 Nebraska $66,120
28 Texas $62,830
29 Oregon $62,670
30 Ohio $62,300
31 Michigan $62,143
32 Maine $62,078
33 Missouri $61,299
34 Nevada $60,824
35 Indiana $60,780
36 Montana $60,643
37 Arizona $59,700
38 Georgia $58,885
39 Oklahoma $58,710
40 Idaho $58,101
41 North Carolina $57,380
42 Florida $57,212
43 Louisiana $56,573
44 South Carolina $56,491
45 Tennessee $55,557
46 Kentucky $54,776
47 New Mexico $54,705
48 Alabama $53,764
49 West Virginia $52,413
50 Arkansas $51,528
51 Mississippi $50,178
   Puerto Rico $22,477

These statistics obtained from the U.S. Census. These are inflation adjusted numbers, expressed in 2007 dollars.