Terms like middle class, working class, and upper class – or rich and poor – or middle income, get thrown around all the time in news, online and in interpersonal communication. But often times, those terms have no shared meaning, which makes it hard to know what we are talking about.
But if you are wondering whether or not to consider yourself middle income, Flowingdata.com put out this handy visualization. Using the Pew Research Center definition of middle income, you can see the full range of incomes for each state, based on the number of people in your household, that would qualify.
The bottom of the range represents two-thirds (66.6%) of the median income in your state. And the top of the range represents double (200%) of the median income. Click here to take a look.