|Annapolis, Maryland. Maryland has the highest median income in the US.|
"Middle class" is a tricky concept. Depending on where you live, you can feel middle class earning as much as $250,000 a year — about five times the US median income of $52,250 from the same time period.
In this analysis, Pew defined middle class households as those earning 67%-200% of a state's median income. So ... how much is that?