Colorado By The Numbers:
Median Money Income of Households,
by State: 1984 to 1995
(Income in current dollars)

     
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                                1995 6/           1994 5/           1993 4/
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    State                  Median Standard   Median Standard   Median Standard
                           income    error   income    error   income    error
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       United States      $34,076     $197  $32,264     $147  $31,241     $146
 
    Arizona                30,863    1,360   31,293      773   30,510    1,120
    Colorado               40,706    1,552   37,833    1,446   34,488    1,569
    Idaho                  32,676    1,116   31,536    1,278   31,010    1,323
    Montana                27,757    1,105   27,631    1,246   26,470      965
    Nevada                 36,084    1,314   35,871    1,534   35,814    1,078
    New Mexico             25,991    1,100   26,905    1,382   26,758      853
    Utah                   36,480      919   35,716    1,041   35,786    1,242
    Wyoming                31,529    1,136   33,140    1,848   29,442    1,167
    
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                                1992 3/           1991               1990
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    State                   Median Standard   Median Standard   Median Standard
                            income    error   income    error   income    error
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       United States      $30,636     $145  $30,126     $144  $29,943     $153
    
    Arizona                29,358    1,088   30,737      897   29,224    1,141
    Colorado               32,484    1,471   31,499    1,245   30,733      906
    Idaho                  27,704      874   26,116    1,029   25,305      975
    Montana                26,525      728   24,827      890   23,375      983
    Nevada                 31,908      796   32,937    1,564   32,023    1,179
    New Mexico             25,860    1,347   26,540    1,195   25,039    1,048
    Utah                   34,251    1,145   28,016    1,359   30,142    1,018
    Wyoming                30,209    1,420   29,050    1,382   29,460      991
    
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                                 1989              1988             1987 2/
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    State                   Median Standard   Median Standard   Median Standard
                            income    error   income    error   income    error
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       United States      $28,906     $159  $27,225     $139  $25,986     $127
    
    Arizona                28,552    1,210   26,435      843   26,749      892
    Colorado               26,806    1,398   26,214    1,285   26,476    1,075
    Idaho                  24,654      953   23,450    1,004   20,755      834
    Montana                23,692    1,311   22,231      829   20,474      799
    Nevada                 29,340      948   27,983      956   26,878    1,128
    New Mexico             22,602    1,029   19,296      833   20,758      621
    Utah                   30,717    1,014   26,313      909   26,529    1,194
    Wyoming                29,521    1,289   26,419    1,095   27,590    1,458
    
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                                 1986              1985             1984 1/
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    State                   Median Standard   Median Standard   Median Standard
                            income    error   income    error   income    error
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       United States      $24,897     $129  $23,618     $128  $22,415     $102
    
    Arizona                25,500      718   23,877      744   21,425      609
    Colorado               27,192      926   28,182      850   25,801      805
    Idaho                  20,749      680   20,761      598   21,092      963
    Montana                20,328      749   20,236      800   19,536      720
    Nevada                 26,217      895   23,274    1,005   25,776    1,018
    New Mexico             19,845      693   20,423    1,025   20,630    1,029
    Utah                   26,281      810   25,238      702   23,057      735
    Wyoming                23,559      863   22,081    1,049   23,816      731
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    1/ Implementation of Hispanic population weighting controls.
    2/ Implementation of a new March CPS processing system.
    3/ Implementation of 1990 census population controls.
    4/  Data collection method changed from paper and pencil to 
          computer-assisted interviewing.  In addition, the March
          1994 income supplement was revised to allow for the
          coding of different income amounts on selected
          questionnaire items.  Limits either increased or decreased 
          in the following categories:  earnings increased to
          $999,999; Social Security increased to $49,999;
          Supplemental Security Income and Public Assistance
          increased to $24,999; Veterans' Benefits increased to 
          $99,999; Child Support and Alimony decreased to $49,999.
    5/  Introduction of new 1990 census sample design.
    6/  Full implementation of the 1990 census-based sample design and metropolitan
          definitions, 7,000 household sample reduction, and revised race edits.
 
 


Source of Data: Current Population Reports, Series P60, Income Statistics Branch/HHES Division, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20233-8500, (301) 763-8576.

Source of Table: "Table H-8,"Historical Income Tables - Households, U.S. Census Bureau.

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