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Tuesday, May 3, 2005

Median Income Data Mirrors Red State-Blue State Divide

This map of the most recent census data (for 2003) shows an interesting divide: Blue States are those whose median income for a family of four exceeds the U.S. median of $65,093, while Red States are those whose median income is less than the U.S. median:

US Map Income

Note the eerie similarity with the 2004 presidential election map:

US Map Election

Thanks to American Street for the tip.  For prior Red State-Blue State TaxProf Blog posts, see:

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2005/05/median_income_d.html

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