How much do you need to be ‘rich’ in each state?

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Many people associate it with a specific dollar amount, like having an annual salary of $100,000. But an income of $100,000 can take your further in South Dakota than in California.

To understand what “rich” means in every state, we looked at what the annual income would need to be to put someone in the top 25% and top 10% of earners in that state, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Mississippi has the lowest threshold for the top 10%, at just $69,720. But you would need to earn at least $164,200 annually in Washington, D.C. to be in the top 10% of earners. That’s by far the highest threshold for the top 10% of earners in the U.S.

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In 14 states, you would need an annual income of at least $100,000 to be in the top 10% of earners. Most states (34) require you to earn between $75,000 and $100,000 annually if you want to be in the state’s top 10%.

Here’s a breakdown for each state.

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Alabama

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $53,310

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $79,630

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Alaska

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $73,460

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $103,080

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Arizona

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $58,660

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $90,730

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Arkansas

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $49,140

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $73,310

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California

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $73,110

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $117,590

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Colorado

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $67,570

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $104,110

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Connecticut

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $75,060

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $110,770

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Delaware

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $65,330

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $100,550

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District of Columbia

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $117,820

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $164,200

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Florida

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $54,450

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $82,490

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Georgia

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $58,950

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $92,480

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Hawaii

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $64,050

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $96,270

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Idaho

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $52,580

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $78,260

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Illinois

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $66,670

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $101,170

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Indiana

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $54,530

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $79,410

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Iowa

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $55,810

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $80,040

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Kansas

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $54,970

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $80,980

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Kentucky

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $52,470

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $76,150

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Louisiana

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $52,620

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $76,890

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Maine

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $55,640

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $80,190

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Maryland

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $74,300

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $115,230

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Massachusetts

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $78,870

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $121,350

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Michigan

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $60,970

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $91,320

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Minnesota

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $65,690

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $98,270

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Mississippi

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $47,550

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $69,720

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Missouri

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $56,480

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $83,570

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Montana

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $53,250

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $76,610

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Nebraska

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $56,420

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $81,770

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Nevada

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $55,790

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $83,360

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New Hampshire

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $62,590

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $96,690

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New Jersey

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $72,700

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $111,920

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New Mexico

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $55,510

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $85,340

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New York

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $75,610

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $119,950

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North Carolina

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $56,100

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $86,970

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North Dakota

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $60,040

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $83,530

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Ohio

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $59,100

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $86,470

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Oklahoma

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $53,060

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $79,510

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Oregon

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $62,850

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $96,410

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Pennsylvania

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $61,050

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $92,850

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Rhode Island

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $67,900

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $100,110

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South Carolina

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $52,070

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $77,740

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South Dakota

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $48,550

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $70,610

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Tennessee

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $53,310

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $79,360

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Texas

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $60,450

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $93,670

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Utah

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $58,290

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $87,930

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Vermont

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $59,520

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $85,540

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Virginia

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $68,440

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $110,140

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Washington

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $73,060

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $110,400

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West Virginia

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $51,290

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $75,710

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Wisconsin

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $57,700

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $82,950

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Wyoming

Annual income needed to be in the top 25% of earners: $60,770

Annual income needed to be in the top 10% of earners: $82,980

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