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Median State Income by Family Size

State

1 earner

2 People

3 People

4 People *

Alabama

$38,415

$48,075

$55,631

$65,311

Alaska

$52,130

$74,073

$77,544

$85,422

Arizona

$42,628

$56,894

$62,066

$69,452

Arkansas

$33,531

$44,415

$48,721

$57,905

California

$48,140

$64,878

$70,890

$79,477

Colorado

$47,253

$64,985

$69,977

$81,644

Connecticut

$58,529

$72,586

$86,643

$102,124

Delaware

$46,414

$60,953

$70,075

$88,725

District of Columbia

$42,270

$68,892

$69,294

$69,294

Florida

$41,226

$52,259

$58,574

$69,009

Georgia

$40,691

$55,258

$61,104

$68,502

Hawaii

$55,418

$67,199

$77,539

$91,483

Idaho

$39,625

$51,474

$52,765

$62,051

Illinois

$46,105

$60,052

$71,329

$81,465

Indiana

$40,828

$52,554

$59,650

$70,873

Iowa

$40,061

$55,284

$64,372

$72,961

Kansas

$41,357

$57,767

$63,438

$72,610

Kentucky

$37,584

$45,653

$54,683

$64,459

Louisiana

$37,464

$48,287

$53,461

$66,256

Maine

$38,812

$50,912

$62,076

$70,374

Maryland

$55,238

$73,061

$85,455

$101,803

Massachusetts

$53,505

$69,451

$82,591

$99,648

Michigan

$43,611

$52,620

$61,737

$74,824

Minnesota

$45,262

$62,384

$75,073

$86,637

Mississippi

$32,068

$42,758

$46,685

$58,518

Missouri

$39,645

$51,568

$60,371

$71,059

Montana

$40,122

$52,497

$58,636

$65,827

Nebraska

$40,352

$56,861

$63,702

$72,542

Nevada

$46,316

$60,449

$67,052

$71,104

New Hampshire

$51,515

$64,204

$79,668

$93,926

New Jersey

$60,026

$72,000

$86,070

$103,261

New Mexico

$36,773

$50,637

$50,637

$55,561

New York

$46,485

$58,109

$69,421

$82,457

North Carolina

$38,794

$52,194

$56,930

$67,295

North Dakota

$36,884

$54,662

$62,635

$75,140

Ohio

$41,873

$52,216

$61,772

$73,301

Oklahoma

$39,068

$50,891

$54,522

$62,037

Oregon

$42,495

$56,019

$62,832

$72,667

Pennsylvania

$44,555

$53,763

$67,757

$77,867

Rhode Island

$45,222

$62,806

$76,846

$87,002

South Carolina

$39,191

$51,374

$55,296

$65,655

South Dakota

$36,844

$54,331

$63,153

$70,182

Tennessee

$37,732

$49,110

$54,014

$64,228

Texas

$38,940

$55,859

$59,222

$66,381

Utah

$50,568

$56,932

$61,905

$69,990

Vermont

$41,742

$56,858

$65,326

$74,163

Virginia

$48,362

$65,122

$74,151

$85,939

Washington

$51,344

$64,158

$72,533

$82,716

West Virginia

$39,275

$43,224

$51,836

$58,479

Wisconsin

$42,356

$57,405

$68,123

$80,530

Wyoming

$44,161

$59,830

$65,820

$76,964

* For cases filed on or before March 31, 2007, add $6,300 for each individual in excess of 4.

For cases filed on or after April 1, 2007, add $6,900 for each individual in excess of 4.

US Commonwealth

1 earner

2 People

3 People

4 People *

Guam

$36,019

$43,066

$49,076

$59,389

Northern Mariana Islands

$24,187

$24,187

$28,141

$41,390

Puerto Rico

$20,384

$20,384

$23,196

$27,532

Virgin Islands

$28,577

$34,348

$36,621

$40,123

* For cases filed on or before March 31, 2007, add $6,300 for each individual in excess of 4.

For cases filed on or after April 1, 2007, add $6,900 for each individual in excess of 4.

Two extra hoops to jump through

A person filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy will have to take an approved Credit Counseling Course within the 6 months before he or she files. Your bankruptcy lawyer can set this up for you or you can find a list of approved credit counselors here. In some cases the course can be taken over the Internet;

An approved Financial Management Course will have to be completed before you can be discharged. Your bankruptcy lawyer can set this up for you or you can find a list of approved credit counselors here.

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