Thursday, June 19, 2008

More numbers on income class

Rich in the state of Oregon, defined as the top one-fifth annual family incomes, starts at $109,000.

For Connecticut, the top fifth starts at $144,000 per year.

For Washington DC, at $157,000 per year.

Source: Baker, Lisa, "Measuring Wealth," BRAINSTORMNW Magazine (June 2008). I have a call into the magazine asking for sources.

While these numbers don't include an explicit comparison of cost of living, I believe it is implicit in the numbers.

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