Census Bureau data reveals the gains in income made — particularly by middle-income Americans — and casts a ray of light on the economy. But how do states compare to each other?

Financial news and opinion site 24/7 Wall St. looked at all 50 states and the District of Columbia to see which came out richest and which poorest.

According to the new data, the national median household income rose to $55,775 in 2015. No state reported income declines.

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