GOBankingRates.com, a personal finance resource that reaches +1B readers, just released its latest data on state household income averages. This firm researched data from the US Census Bureau as well as median incomes of men and women gleaned from data from the American Association of University Women (AAUW).

How does your average income stack up with your state’s average income?  Here are all 50 states in alphabetical order, not numerically ordered, for you to compare.

Gaps in median incomes between men and women are always slewed in favor of men.

Alabama – $62,061 – ranked 46th

Only 3 states have a lower average income for individuals.

This state has the 10th largest gap between men’s and

women’s median incomes.

Arizona – $70,432 – ranked 31st

Ranked 38th for men’s median income and 28th for women

Men’s median income over $8,400 higher than women’s

median income

Arkansas – $58,850 – ranked 48th

Only Mississippi has a lower average hourly wage

Remember that Walmart’s headquarters are here

California – $91,149 – ranked 8th

Third smallest gap, -$6,000, in women’s and men’s

median income

Colorado – $84,384 – ranked 12th

Ranked 11th in average hourly wage @ $25.34/hr

8th smallest gap in women’s & men’s median income

Connecticut – $102,616 – ranked 2nd

Highest average household income by state – only DC

Higher

5th largest gap between women’s & men’s median income

Delaware – $80,432 – ranked 16th based @ household income

Ranked 22nd based @ per capita personal income

Average hourly wages in line – 15th highest

DC – $110,614 – ranked 1st

Highest household, per capita & hourly wage @ $40/hr

Florida – $69,936 – ranked 32nd

Smallest gap in median incomes of men and women @

$5,500

Georgia – $71,420 – ranked 31st

12th smallest gap in median incomes of women and men

Beats out Florida by less than $1,500

Hawaii – $91,169 – ranked 7th

One of most expensive states in which to live

Idaho – $64,513 – ranked 44th

Hourly wages @ $20/hr

$11,000 gap between median incomes of men & women

Illinois – $81,865 – ranked 15thj

$11,000 gap (7th highest) between median incomes of men & women

Indiana – $66,480 – ranked 39th

Also ranked 39th in hourly wages

$13,000 gap between median incomes of men &

women

Iowa – $70,708 – ranked 30th

Only 38th highest in hourly wages

27th highest per capita personal income

Kansas – $71,975 – ranked 25th

37th highest average hourly wage @ $21.13

$10,800 gap between median incomes of men & women

Kentucky – $61,757 – ranked 46th

                  hourly wages ranked @ 44th, barely $20/hr

Louisiana – $65,229 – ranked 43rd

39th per capita personal income

$15,000, the largest, gap between median incomes of

men & women

Maine – $67,011 – ranked 38th

$7,650. 5th smallest, gap between median incomes of

men & women

Maryland – $100,071

One of four states with median household +$100,000

Women median income 3rd highest but gap +$10,000

Massachusetts – $97,295 – ranked 5th

Know that 75% Boston households cannot afford to

buy a house

Michigan – $68,928 – ranked 33rd

Ranked 23rd in hourly wage @ $22.76/hr

Huge variations in cost of living throughout state

Minnesota – $83,100 – ranked 14th

Same ranking in hourly wages & per capita personal

Income

$9,000 gap between median incomes of women and men

Mississippi – $56,358 – ranked 50th

                  ranked lowest for everything

Only 2 states have lower median income for men

Missouri – $67,210 – ranked 37th

Same ranking for median household and per capita

personal income

Ranked 31st for hourly wage @ $21.45

Montana – $65,410 – ranked 41st

Hourly wage – $20/hr

$12,500, 8th, gap between median incomes of men &

women

Nebraska – $71,166 – ranked 28th

#20 @ per capita personal income

#23rd in gender income gap

Nevada – $70,855 – ranked 29th

$8,645 gap between median incomes of men & women

New Hampshire – $87,900 – ranked 11th in household income

Ranked 8th in per capita personal income

$9,000 gap between median incomes of men & women

New Jersey – $101,634 – ranked 3rd

8th highest hourly wage

$11,700 gap between median incomes of men & women

New Mexico – $63,057 – ranked 44th

$21.23 hourly wage ranks at 34th

5th smallest gap between median incomes of men &

women

 

New York – $89,397 –

Ranked 3rd highest in average hourly wages @ $28.32/hr

$5,766, ranked 2nd, gap between median incomes of men

& women

North Carolina – $67,367 – ranked 36th

$21.77 hourly wages ranked 29th

North Dakota – $78,828 – ranked 20th

Ranked 11th @ per capita personal income

$13,400, 4th largest, gap between median incomes of

women & men

Ohio – $68,3421 – ranked 35th

Ranked 27th in terms of hourly wages

$11,500 gap between median incomes of women &

men

Oklahoma – $65,458 – ranked 40th

Only 50% of paychecks are spent on living expenses

Oregon – $72,013 – ranked 24th

24th largest gap between median incomes of women &

men

Pennsylvania – $75,235 – ranked 21st

Ranked 22nd in terms of hourly wages

$10,700 gap between median incomes of men & women

Rhode Island – $79,024 – ranked 18th household & per capita

Ranked 12th in hourly wages

South Carolina – $64,115 – ranked 45th in everything

Hourly wage is $19.97

South Dakota – $68,419 – ranked 34th

Ranked 47th in terms of hourly wage at $19.27

Tennessee – $65,368 – ranked 41st in household & hourly wage

$7,745, one of smallest, gap between median incomes of

men & women

Texas – $77,585 – ranked 20th in household & hourly wages

Ranked 26th in per capita personal income

Utah – $79,414 – ranked 17th

$15,000, second highest, gap between median incomes

of women & men

Ranked 42nd in terms of per capita personal income

Vermont – $73,016 – ranked 23rd in median household income

$6,700, 4th smallest, gap between median incomes of men

& women

Virginia – $90,881 – ranked 9th

$25.53/hr, ranked 10th

Washington – $84,023 – ranked 13th

$26.83/hr, ranked 9th

West Virginia – $57,779 – ranked 49th

48th hourly wages at $19.35

$12,801, 6th highest, gap in median incomes between men

& women

Wisconsin – $71,459 – ranked 26th

$11,000 gap between median incomes of men & women

Wyoming – $74,667 – ranked 22nd

Ranked 24th hourly wages

Ranked 10th highest in per capita personal income

 

Remember the positive correlation between highest incomes and highest costs of living.