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Median Income

Median household income is one indicator of the state's economic prosperity. In 2014, the state's median income was lower than its historic high in 1999 ($66,500 in 2014 dollars). Despite gains since 2011, it has not fully recovered from the 2007-2009 economic recession. Currently, Minnesota has the 9th highest median household income in the nation and outperforms the national median income ($53,200) by more than $10,000.

This economic prosperity is not shared across all groups, however. Median incomes of Black- and American Indian-headed households hovered around $30,000 in 2014 while White- and Asian-headed households neared and surpassed $65,000. 

This measure does not take into account household size or the number of income earners per household. 

This docutment (.xlsx) provides the indicator data in table format.

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