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How much income you have to earn to be considered middle class in every US state

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The American middle class just got a little richer.
On Thursday, the U.S. Census Bureau released its 2016 American Community Survey , an annual survey that measures various economic, social, and housing data among US residents.
According to the survey, the national median household income rose to $59,039 -an increase of 3.2% from the previous year and the American middle class' highest-income level to date, beating the previous record of $58,655 in 1999 .
In spite of slightly higher incomes, the American middle class has been shrinking for decades . But a majority of people consider...
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Here's a look at the US's income and poverty levels for 2016

Here's a look at the US's income and poverty levels for 2016

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Mario Tama/Getty Images This fact sheet provides key numbers from Tuesday's new Census reports, Income and Poverty in the United States: 2016 and The Supplemental Poverty Measure: 2016. Each section has headline statistics from the reports for 2016, as well as comparisons to the previous year, to 2007 (the final year of the economic expansion that preceded the Great Recession), and to 2000 (the historical high point for many of the statistics in these reports.) All dollar values are adjusted for inflation .
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Median annual earnings for men working full time fell 0.4 percent, to...
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