Gap between rich and poor, by state in the U.S. 2017

Gini coefficient as a measure for household income distribution inequality for U.S. states in 2017

Gap between rich and poor, by state in the U.S. 2017 This statistics shows the states in the United States by their gap between rich and poor as of 2017 as calculated using the Gini coefficient. New York was the state with the greatest gap between rich and poor with a Gini coefficient score of 0.52. Although not a state, District of Columbia had the highest Gini coefficient in the United States that year.
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Gini coefficient as a measure for household income distribution inequality for U.S. states in 2017

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Gini Coeffecient
District of Columbia0.53
New York0.52
Massachusetts0.49
Florida0.49
Louisiana0.49
Connecticut0.49
California0.49
Alabama0.48
Tennessee0.48
Texas0.48
South Carolina0.48
New Mexico0.48
Pennsylvania0.48
New Jersey0.48
Georgia0.48
Mississippi0.48
Delaware0.48
North Carolina0.48
Illinois0.48
Kentucky0.48
Michigan0.47
West Virginia0.47
Virginia0.47
Rhode Island0.47
Arizona0.47
Arkansas0.47
Oklahoma0.47
Oregon0.46
Nevada0.46
Ohio0.46
Washington0.46
Colorado0.46
Missouri0.46
Maryland0.45
Minnesota0.45
Kansas0.45
Indiana0.45
Maine0.45
Idaho0.45
Hawaii0.45
Montana0.45
Wisconsin0.45
North Dakota0.45
Vermont0.45
South Dakota0.45
New Hampshire0.44
Iowa0.44
Nebraska0.44
Wyoming0.43
Utah0.42
Alaska0.42
Gini Coeffecient
District of Columbia0.53
New York0.52
Massachusetts0.49
Florida0.49
Louisiana0.49
Connecticut0.49
California0.49
Alabama0.48
Tennessee0.48
Texas0.48
South Carolina0.48
New Mexico0.48
Pennsylvania0.48
New Jersey0.48
Georgia0.48
Mississippi0.48
Delaware0.48
North Carolina0.48
Illinois0.48
Kentucky0.48
Michigan0.47
West Virginia0.47
Virginia0.47
Rhode Island0.47
Arizona0.47
Arkansas0.47
Oklahoma0.47
Oregon0.46
Nevada0.46
Ohio0.46
Washington0.46
Colorado0.46
Missouri0.46
Maryland0.45
Minnesota0.45
Kansas0.45
Indiana0.45
Maine0.45
Idaho0.45
Hawaii0.45
Montana0.45
Wisconsin0.45
North Dakota0.45
Vermont0.45
South Dakota0.45
New Hampshire0.44
Iowa0.44
Nebraska0.44
Wyoming0.43
Utah0.42
Alaska0.42
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This statistics shows the states in the United States by their gap between rich and poor as of 2017 as calculated using the Gini coefficient. New York was the state with the greatest gap between rich and poor with a Gini coefficient score of 0.52. Although not a state, District of Columbia had the highest Gini coefficient in the United States that year.
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