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A Map Of The States Where Income Is Actually Rising

Though chances are you live somewhere where the median income has dropped since 2000.

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The median household income in the United States has fallen 6.6% from 2000 to 2012, according to Census data released Thursday.

In 2000, the average household made $55,030, but in 2012, it had fallen to $51,371.

There were 35 states where the decrease in income was statistically significant. Only nine states and the District of Colombia saw it rise.

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