New Hampshire Fares Well In American Community Survey

The American Community Survey (ACS), a biennial report from the Census Department, was released this morning.  Among the 50 states, New Hampshire fared well.  In 2011, New Hampshire’s median income of $67,308 ranked second in the nation after Maryland — dropping one rung from 2009, when the state ranked first, with a median household income of $68.187.

The national median is $50,443.

Other high-ranking states Maryland, Connecticut, New Jersey and Massachusetts.

New Hampshire also ranked well when it came to economic disparity.  Measured with a number called the “Gini Index,” income inequality was lowest in Wyoming, Idaho, and Alaska.





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