Here’s How Much Money You Need To Make To Be In The Top 1% Of Every State

How rich are the top 1% in your state?

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Come on, admit it. You know you’re curious about how the other half lives.

But just how much money do you really need to be rich?

The answer depends on where you live—of course, it’s no surprise that you need to make a lot more money to be wealthy in New York than in Arkansas.

The Economic Policy Institute did some digging to find out just how much you’d have to earn to be considered part of the top 1 percent of earners in your state. Nationally, you need to earn $389,436 a year, before taxes, to be considered in the top 1 percent of earners in the United States.

Here’s the state-by-state breakdown of how much income you need to earn to be part of the top 1 percent of earners in your state. (Just in case you were curious, we threw in the amount you’d have to earn to be in the top .01 percent—try not to faint.

Alabama

Top 1 percent: $283,899

Top .01 percent: $3,992,394

Alaska

Top 1 percent: $365,332

Top .01 percent: $4,781,020

Arizona

Top 1 percent: $309,102

Top .01 percent: $5,090,195

Arkansas

Top 1 percent: $237,428

Top .01 percent: $5,323,445

California

Top 1 percent: $453,772

Top .01 percent: $10,484,559

Colorado

Top 1 percent: $410,716

Top .01 percent: $7,517,480

Connecticut

Top 1 percent: $659,979

Top .01 percent: $18,725,678

Delaware

Top 1 percent: $342,699

Top .01 percent: $4,402,704

Florida

Top 1 percent: $385,410

Top .01 percent: $9,503,505

Georgia

Top 1 percent: $345,876

Top .01 percent: $5,435,322

Hawaii

Top 1 percent: $281,620

Top .01 percent: $4,357,613

Idaho

Top 1 percent: $292,324

Top .01 percent: $4,768,525

Illinois

Top 1 percent: $416,319

Top .01 percent: $8,634,123

Indiana

Top 1 percent: $296,640

Top .01 percent: $4,448,865

Iowa

Top 1 percent: $317,234

Top .01 percent: $4,190,419

Kansas

Top 1 percent: $351,497

Top .01 percent: $6,867,921

Kentucky

Top 1 percent: $267,635

Top .01 percent: $3,716,230

Louisiana

Top 1 percent: $325,163

Top .01 percent: $5,717,205

Maine

Top 1 percent: $282,474

Top .01 percent: $3,435,796

Maryland

Top 1 percent: $421,188

Top .01 percent: $6,473,201

Massachusetts

Top 1 percent: $539,055

Top .01 percent: $12,718,018

Michigan

Top 1 percent: $306,740

Top .01 percent: $5,705,460

Minnesota

Top 1 percent: $411,022

Top .01 percent: $6,772,630

Mississippi

Top 1 percent: $264,952

Top .01 percent: $3,279,541

Missouri

Top 1 percent: $305,471

Top .01 percent: $5,715,368

Montana

Top 1 percent: $297,689

Top .01 percent: $4,628,105

Nebraska

Top 1 percent: $346,252

Top .01 percent: $5,704,685

Nevada

Top 1 percent: $311,977

Top .01 percent: $10,930,356

New Hampshire

Top 1 percent: $359,844

Top .01 percent: $7,123,629

New Jersey

Top 1 percent: $547,737

Top .01 percent: $9,902,751

New Mexico

Top 1 percent: $231,276

Top .01 percent: $3,853,057

New York

Top 1 percent: $517,557

Top .01 percent: $15,788,964

North Carolina

Top 1 percent: $327,549

Top .01 percent: $4,402,239

North Dakota

Top 1 percent: $481,492

Top .01 percent: $8,604,082

Ohio

Top 1 percent: $317,124

Top .01 percent: $4,610,782

Oklahoma

Top 1 percent: $324,935

Top .01 percent: $6,545,212

Oregon

Top 1 percent: $312,839

Top .01 percent: $4,727,899

Pennsylvania

Top 1 percent: $360,343

Top .01 percent: $6,125,315

Rhode Island

Top 1 percent: $336,625

Top .01 percent: $5,958,482

South Carolina

Top 1 percent: $288,042

Top .01 percent: $3,988,813

South Dakota

Top 1 percent: $386,622

Top .01 percent: $6,946,192

Tennessee

Top 1 percent: $308,834

Top .01 percent: $5,517,447

Texas

Top 1 percent: $424,507

Top .01 percent: $9,548,502

Utah

Top 1 percent: $333,775

Top .01 percent: $6,606,832

Vermont

Top 1 percent: $299,259

Top .01 percent: $4,657,840

Virginia

Top 1 percent: $406,412

Top .01 percent: $6,244,774

Washington

Top 1 percent: $387,854

Top .01 percent: $7,805,465

West Virginia

Top 1 percent: $244,879

Top .01 percent: $2,522,272

Wisconsin

Top 1 percent: $312,375

Top .01 percent: $6,245,825

Wyoming

Top 1 percent: $368,468

Top .01 percent: $16,294,136

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