N.H. median income tops nation



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New Hampshire has the highest median income in the nation, according to statistics released by the U.S. Census Bureau. According to the bureau, the median household income – calculated by averaging median incomes from 2008 and 2009 – was $65,028 in New Hampshire, the highest of any state in the country.The Granite State’s first-place ranking is followed closely by New Jersey, with a median income of $64,918, and Connecticut in third at $64,644. Pulling up the rear is Mississippi, where the median household income is $35,693 – 45 percent less than New Hampshire.New Hampshire also had the highest median income in 2005 and 2006, when it also ranked first with a median income of $67,916. -- KATHLEEN CALLAHAN/NEW HAMPSHIRE BUSINESS REVIEW Edit ModuleShow Tags