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Indiscreet Math

Washingtonians in the top one percent of income earners make 26.8 times as much as the average person in other 99 percent. Even that rather stunning level of inequality lags way behind Connecticut, where a one-percenter rakes in 51 times the earnings of a typical 99-percenter, New York (48.4 times) and even Nevada (44.1). Washingtonians need to make about $379,000 annually to gain entry into the elite minority, compared with $438,000 in California or $506,000 in New York. [Vox]